Dóchas seeks external board member

We are looking for an external director with experience in either governance or leadership

15 Mar 2023

Scope of role

Dóchas is seeking an external Director to join our Board.  We currently have eight Directors drawn from the Dóchas membership, and three external directors, each of whom have been elected by the membership at our Annual General Meeting. 

At this year’s AGM, there will be two Director positions available for election by the members.   We are looking for one Director drawn from our membership, and one external Director.

We are seeking an External Director who has experience in either of the following:





Dóchas’ board of directors is legally and ethically responsible for all activities of the organisation.  To that end it:

  1. Determines how the organisation will carry out its mission through long and short-range planning
  2. Adopts an annual budget and provides fiscal oversight
  3. Recruits, orients, and develops board members
  4. Recruits and evaluates the performance of the CEO
  5. Evaluates its performance and overall performance of the organisation in achieving the mission
  6. Establishes policies for the effective management of the organisation.

Application process

Submit a CV and short letter outlining your interest and applicability for the role by 5pm on 12th April 2023 to anna(at)dochas.ie.

See full details of the role and the process here


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