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Voluntary Board Director - Governance Expert

The Irish Deaf Society are seeking a Board Director who is a Governance expert.

This role provides administrative support and guidance to the board of trustees.

The role is voluntary and involves attendance at 10 board meetings per year and administration work related to board Governance and management.

The Irish Deaf Society is a unique organisation in Ireland as the only national representative body that is Deaf led. This status allows us to be affiliate members of the World Federation of the Deaf and the European Union of the Deaf.

The Deaf community in Ireland faces many challenges to achieve equality of opportunity and human rights in our community. Our services focus on advocacy and education with the ultimate goal that Deaf members of our community should have the same access to education, work and a fulfilling life as other citizens do.

Our work impacts on the lives of Deaf adults and children throughout the country. If you have an interest in bringing your skills to bear and play a key role in supporting us to achieve our goals, we want to hear from you.

Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Keeping and issuing minutes of Board and General Meetings (AGMs / EGMs)

  • Preparing draft agendas for Board and General Meetings for approval by the Chair 

  • Maintaining the company registers and CRO filings

  • Ensuring that the Memorandum and Articles are up-to-date and fit for purpose 

To learn more about the Irish Deaf Society visit our website, find and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @IrishDeafSoc.

This is an unpaid voluntary position.


    Voluntary Board Director - Governance Expert

    Published on 03.02.2020