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Board Director Position

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of individuals living with dementia? If this sounds like you we invite you to apply for the position of Board Director at Alzheimer's Northland!

As a Board Director, you will play a crucial role in guiding the strategic direction of our organization and ensuring effective governance practices. Your knowledge, wisdom and enthusiasm about dementia or your lived experience with dementia or as a caregiver will provide invaluable insights into the needs and challenges faced by those living with dementia and their families.

At Alzheimers Northland, we are proud to say that our society is in a healthy state, thanks to the dedication of our team and supporters. With a great team to work with, your contributions as a Board Director will be instrumental in building upon our successes and furthering our impact.

Our vision is a dementia-friendly New Zealand, and part of our work is to walk beside all people affected by dementia. Your understanding of Alzheimer's and related conditions will enable you to contribute meaningfully to our mission of helping individuals live well with dementia.

Join us in our mission to support individuals living with dementia to live well and thrive within their communities. Together, we can make a positive impact and create a more dementia-friendly society.

If you are passionate about our cause and possess the skills and experience we are seeking, we encourage you to apply. Help us make a difference in the lives of those affected by dementia!

We walk beside all people affected by dementia / Kia piki te ora mo nga tangata mate porewarewa

We look forward to hearing from you!



-Provide strategic guidance and oversight to the organization.
-Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
-Advocate for the needs of individuals living with dementia and their caregivers.
-Collaborate with fellow board members and staff to develop and implement initiatives that enhance the quality of life for those affected by dementia.
-Foster a culture of inclusivity, empathy, and respect within the organization and the broader community.

Desired criteria:

-Lived experience with dementia or as a caregiver preferred.
-Some governance experience is advantageous.
-Understanding of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
-Commitment to promoting good governance practices and ethical leadership.

This is a non-remunerated Board position. To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in joining the Alzheimers Northland Society Board of Directors.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment

Board Meeting 3rd Monday of the month, 3.00pm - 5.00pm. Online email responses required on occasion.

Getting Started

The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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