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CALD2LEAD welcomes volunteers for activities including fundraising, volunteer co-ordination, marketing and communications and a range of other activities.  To express interest please email us at

Board Role -Deputy Chair



CALD2LEAD has been helping transform and strengthen communities since 2019. We work with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities to fund scholarships and top-quality leadership programs for CALD women leaders.

Join our Board as Deputy Chair to help us make an even bigger difference by driving our strategic goal to double our impact and continue increasing our scholarships and multi-year partnership agreements. With a minimum two-year term this role has a direct pathway and opportunity to transition into a future role as Chair.

CALD2LEAD is an Incorporated Association with a voluntary Board who work together on strategy, governance, fundraising, administration, and delivery. There are currently five members on the Board, and we are seeking an experienced, committed, and self-aware Deputy Chair to effectively develop, deliver, and represent our strategic priorities and scholarships.

Board members at CALD2LEAD have legal and ethical responsibilities to ensure that the organisation delivers on its not-for-profit goals. This includes providing time, compassion, energy, expertise, and insight to committee work and fundraising.

CALD2LEAD is committed to an inclusive culture and encourages applications from people with diverse backgrounds and lived multicultural experience irrespective of gender, disability, ethnicity, generation, and sexual orientation.


A more equitable society with stronger and more diverse leadership having CALD women at and influencing the decision-making tables. 


To provide CALD women with access to leadership development opportunities so that there is more diversity in society’s leadership and decision-making.


We are looking for experienced Non-Executive Directors that can fulfil the voluntary duties and responsibilities of Deputy Chair on our Board of Directors (see Position Description attached). 

  • Bring a network in CALD communities

  • Supporting the work of our Chair as second in charge

  • Representing CALD2LEAD as a public face of the organisation

  • Leading specific projects and initiatives

  • Helping with fundraising and engagement events


You will be expected to commit approximately 10-15 hours per month including monthly face-to-face Board meetings, and additional preparation or activities associated with your duties and CALD2LEAD purpose. 




Please submit a current resume (max 5 pages) and a cover letter (max 2 pages) outlining your interest in joining the CALD2LEAD Board and addressing the key selection criteria. 

Please email your application, with at least two references who have knowledge of your work and experience, to


The Position Description can be found here.


For any enquiries, please contact the Board Chair, Stephen Lansdell, at


Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible and no later than 11:59pm January 28, 2024.

Partner with us 

We are proud to partner with the Institute of Community Directors Australia to offer part-scholarships for their Certified Community Directors Course.

Find out more on current applications and recipients.

We build connections with community organisations that are run by, with, and for CALD communities.

Work with us to improve the access to top quality leadership programs for CALD women leaders. To discuss partnership opportunities contact us at

We are proud to be working with the Centre for Multicultural Youth as an active participant in their Seat at the Table mentoring and Board Observership program for CALD women leaders.

We are excited to be working with Leadership Victoria to improve future leadership pathways and scholarship opportunities for CALD women including through the Women's Leadership Program.


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