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Title: Member of the Board of Directors 

Accountable to: Chairperson and Board of Directors

Status: Unpaid voluntary role, 3-year term  


Summary of role 

Galway Family Planning Association is seeking to recruit a new member of the board of directors.

The candidate should ideally have a knowledge of the not for profit or related sector. 


Role description 

Every board member has the following responsibilities:

• Commitment to the development of the Galway Family Planning Association and support for its vision, mission, values and objectives – which the board members will be responsible for setting

• Acting in the interests of Galway Family Planning Association at all times in relation to assets, property, statutory obligations and management requirements

 • Ensuring Galway Family Planning Association complies with relevant legal requirements

• Developing and monitoring internal systems that are transparent and accountable to stakeholders

• Formally registering conflicts of interest or loyalty with the board

• Not accepting gifts or gifts in kind in the capacity of board member

• At all times, acting with integrity and upholding the interests of the organisation