Campaspe College is looking for new blood to join its board

July 12, 2017

Campaspe College of Adult Education general manager Karen Hagan. Photo by Luke Hemer.

ARE you someone with community spirit, business nous, and a little spare time?

Then the Campaspe College of Adult Education (CCAE) is definitely looking for you.

The Learn Local, Not-For Profit organisation is looking for new board members.

CCAE has served the community since 1992 and provides training and support for adults and young persons to improve their skills, or broaden their career options.

College general manager Karen Hagan (pictured) said that their training made a difference to people’s lives.

‘‘We are driven by the needs of learners, and the community, which is why we need people from the community to ensure we are providing training that works for learners and employers alike,’’ she said.

‘‘We currently have six board members working with us — and we can have up to 12. The more our board of management can improve its own capability and performance, the more effective we can become, and the better the outcomes for our learners and community.’’

The organisation is seeking people with expertise to assist in different aspects governance. Karen said serving on a board of management is a great way to apply your skills and offer your time to a really worthwhile cause.

‘‘It is an excellent way to develop new skills and broaden your networks,’’ she said.

‘‘You may be someone with marketing or financial skills, experience in the training sector, or you may have a background that enables you to bring a well-informed community perspective to the Boards strategic planning and decision making.

‘‘Board members will need to commit time, utilise networks useful to the development and growth of CCAE, have the ability to work with others and a passion for CCAE work.’’

Previous board experience is preferred but not essential and the role will require six to 10 hours of involvement per month.

If you are interested in nominating to serve on the board, contact Karen Hagan on 5482 4601 or 0419 130 639.

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