The Australian Refugee Association Inc. (ARA) is a community-based organisation based in Adelaide providing settlement, migration and other appropriate assistance to refugees, migrants and other people of concern since 1975.

ARA promotes a holistic approach to the needs of refugees and sees the final goal of settlement as full participation in the social, economic, cultural and political life of Australia while maintaining security of personal, family and community identity.

We are seeking two individuals with relevant experience to join our Board.

Key Responsibilities
As a Board member you will be responsible for:
- Setting the strategic direction and providing leadership to the organisation;
- Monitoring organisational performance against its purpose and strategic plan;
- Ensuring financial and legal compliance.

Personal Criteria
As a Board member, you are expected to have one or more of the following:
- Lived experiences as a refugee or migrant; and/or
- Board/governance experience; and/or
- Legal experience; and/or
- Direct sector experience.
The Board meets on a monthly basis and the term for the position is two years.
In accordance with ARA’s Constitution, Board members must be financial members of the organisation. Individual membership fees are $25 per annum.

If you have any questions about the application process or the role, please contact
To express your interest in the role, please send your CV and/or covering letter to by the 2 October 2019.