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Chair of Advisory Board

FASD Ireland has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic person to become voluntary Chair of our Advisory Board.

This position will be supported by the Director of Operations directly, with additional support and input from other members of the Senior Leadership Team.

The Chair of the Advisory Board’s responsibilities will include working with the Director of Operations to organise quarterly Advisory Board meetings, agreeing Agendas and attendance; providing oversight with the Advisory Board to look at best practice and development of the organisation.

Responsibilities of the Role

  • Organising quarterly meetings for the Advisory Board, with one in-person meeting per year at our offices in Ennis, County Clare
  • Build Agendas and Advisory Board reports to ensure oversight and governance of the organisation
  • Make recommendations to help ensure that the organisation becomes the “go to” for everything related to Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Ireland
  • Identify and present opportunities and/or host opportunities for the organisation
  • Support the organisation as a positive advocate for FASD Ireland and people living with FASD
  • On behalf of the Advisory Board provide feedback, advice, and/or assistance with a variety of organisational tasks and/or projects.
  • Assist in the identification and recruitment of new board members
  • Other relevant tasks that may be required as an active memebr of the Advisory Board

Requirements of Applicants

  • Experience in similar management role
  • Be able to advocate for the organisation and people living with FASD
  • Proactive problem-solver
  • Professional; courteous; calm and efficient in approach

FASD Ireland is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we actively welcome applicants from all backgrounds. We do not discriminate based on race, age, gender, civil status, family status, disability, sexuality, religion, or membership of the Travelling Community.

Please note - this is not a Charity Board Chair position, this is an Advisory Board Chair for a non profit Social Enterprise. 

Advisory Board meets 4 times per year, 3 times online and once in person at our HQ in Ennis, County Clare.

Chair of Advisory Board

Published on 05.04.2024

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