Playgroup WA Board Vacancy

Join the Playgroup WA Board

PLAYGROUP WA is seeking applicants to fill a role on the Board. This appointment will be effective immediately.

The Board’s role is to set long-term goals and objectives for Playgroup WA to ensure it continues to be relevant and supportive to our thousands of member families, to provide support and direction to the CEO on the implementation of strategies to achieve these goals, to monitor compliance with policies and financial and legal requirements, and to maintain effective communications with members. Board meetings are held monthly, between school and business hours, alternating between governance and strategic focused agendas. Child care is provided for these meetings. Most board members also participate in one of the Board’s subcommittees.

Current board membership is diverse, with a range of experience and skills to ensure good governance and strategic direction. Applicants with strong financial skills and/or government advocacy will be highly regarded.

Both metro and country-based members are encouraged to apply, as the Board will look at ways to ensure effective representation and time management.

Previous Board or Management Committee experience is not essential, however will be viewed favourably. Most importantly we require engaged board members with a keen interest in the development of the under 5’s who are enthusiastic about making a contribution in this area.  Applications from current members of Playgroup WA (Inc) is encouraged and highly regarded.

If you are interested in joining the Board of Playgroup WA, please send an updated CV and covering letter to Please clearly title your emails: Playgroup WA Board Vacancy 2019.

The closing date for applications is Friday,  19th July 2019.