About the corporation CAAPS Aboriginal Corporation ICN: 8076 Vision Excellence in the areas of social and emotional wellbeing and alcohol and other drug treatment Mission CAAPS is a family and community oriented Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community controlled organisation whose mission is to provide evidence based assistance to improve social and emotional wellbeing, while raising awareness and advocating for individual, family and community need. Healthy Families AOD program is a residential treatment program based in Berrimah NT catering for 30 placements over a 12 week program, inclusive of children and supportive extended family members. Youth Services cater for up to 10 young people in and intensive assessment program to recommend case planning requirements for individual young people, this may result in admission to a residential substance treatment program based at CAAPS or support in communty, with family or other placement options. Read more corporation information About the person we're looking for CAAPS Aboriginal Corporation delver services based in the Greater Darwin Region, which are youth and family focussed and enable family groups and individual clients to work through issues including support for managing various forms of substance use, counseling ,family support, social and emotional welbeing. CAAPS is seeking the services of an Aboriginal Director to contribute to the skills of our curent Board. CAAPS was extablished in 1984. The Board is comprised of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community volunteer members who have an interest in supporting our growing organisation. The current Board is up for re/election at the AGM in November this year. The CAAPS Board meet face to face bi-monthly and at times out if session if required to approve reports or discuss other matters. These meetings may be managed via video or teleconferences. For further information web address www.caaps.org.au Skills/experience Business strategy & developmentFinancial & accountingLegal Gender The preferred gender is: Female or Male Director's cultural experience The potential director does have previous cultural experience/knowledge The corporation will assign a person to help with communication protocols and tips. Directorship experience No experience required. Clearances A police clearance certificate or similar clearance will be required.We will consider the nature, severity and age of any previous or pending criminal convictions. (Excluding traffic violations.) About the position - Director CAAPS Aboriginal Corporation Board Term of appointment 1 year with no probation period Rights Meetings and engagement Frequency of directors meetings: Every second month Usual timing: During the day Usual duration: 2 hours Meetings are usually held in: Darwin Directors may also be required for: engagements between meetings mentoring or involvement in projects Director's remuneration This position is Unpaid Travel expenses The members of the corporation have agreed to contribute to travel expenses when a director travels for corporation business.