Board Member - Non Executive Directors

Woodville, Australia

Cara Board Member (non-executive Directors)

Cara is one of South Australia’s largest disability-service providers. A profit-for-purpose organisation, Cara works alongside more than 750 children and adults with disabilities, and their families, to provide support to empower people for greater independence. Cara employs almost 1000 staff, known as “Possible People”, and has the support of more than 100 volunteers.

Cara offers a range of services, including full-time supported living, respite, camps, support in people’s homes and in the community, as well as the specialist services of developmental educators. We work across South Australia in metropolitan Adelaide, the Adelaide Hills, Murray Bridge, Mount Gambier, Kadina, Port Pirie, Port Augusta and Port Lincoln.

Cara’s promise is: we find possible.


Cara is a proudly values-driven organisation. We are looking for an individual with a person- centred approach and a passion to make a difference in the lives of people with disability.

It is desirable that candidates have experience at Chief Executive, Executive or Director level of governance, as well as experience or knowledge of the issues facing people living with disability and the changing experiences within the sector through the implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

·         Candidates should have a broad range of networks within the private and/or government sector.

·         Cara is seeking a director with knowledge of Marketing and Customer Relations in particular.

·         This is a volunteer position.

·         Term of Appointment Up to three years.

·         Board meeting details

·         Board meetings are usually held on the fourth Monday of each month after hours at a central Adelaide city location.

How to apply

Please click apply and include your Curriculum Vitae and Cover letter and address it to Theresa Nottle, Executive Director to the Chief Executive.

If you have any further enquiries, please contact Theresa Nottle, Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive via email at tnottle@cara.org.au.

Applications will close by close of business 28 June 2018