Overseen by the Glass Jar Australia Board, Shooting Stars is an educational program that uses sport and other tools to encourage greater school engagement amongst young aboriginal girls and women. We empower Aboriginal girls in regional and remote communities to make informed choices about their education and employment journey, helping them strive for the stars. The program now engages more than 375 students across eight delivery sites, with 25% of participants improving attendance term on term, while 50% of participants maintain an average attendance rate of 80% or above.
Our Program Coordinators are inspiring Aboriginal women, who are responsible for the day-to-day management and implementation of the program, and our outcomes are measured and reported using an Indigenous evaluation protocol. Furthermore, the Program is a key driver in creating equality for female leaders and generational change, with 85% of its staff and 66% of its Board identifying as Aboriginal. Shooting Stars enjoys the backing of Netball WAs 95 years of history and experience in advancing local communities and empowering women and girls and leverages the reach and connections of netball to enhance the programs outcomes.
Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified applicants to fill Director positions on the Board of Glass Jar Australia. Having recently conducted a skills gap analysis the Board is interested in hearing from individuals that possess some or all of the skills and experience detailed below;
Previous Board experience in community services or NFP sector;
An understanding of governance, strategy, finance and risk in a Board context;
Experience and networks/advocacy within the Government sector (Federal preferred);
Experience in the legal profession, encompassing exposure to areas such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander advocacy;
Youth, community or social services experience
The Glass Jar Australia Board meet 5-6 times per year with additional opportunities for Board & strategy development also planned across the year.
EOIs close at 12.00pm (AWT) on Monday August 3rd
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
27/07/2020$0Perth1 CEO & General Management
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