Open Board Vacancies

Board Member - Central North Island

Our Heart Kids New Zealand Constitution allows that if a vacancy arises during an elected member of the Board’s term of appointment, the Board may appoint a Category 1 Member from that Region to the Board. Category 1 Members are either parents of a Heart Child or a Heart Child who is 18 years of age or older. There is currently a vacancy in the Central North Island. This area is defined as South of the Bombays, to north of Tūrangi, South of New Plymouth, and north of Gisborne. Branches in this region are Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Rotorua, Taranaki, for map reference please click here

The Board invites applications from category 1 members from this region: 

  • Applications to be submitted by COB Thursday 23rd September to [email protected] 
  • Applications will be reviewed at the Board meeting held 12 October 2021
  • The Board reserves the right to leave positions unfilled if there are no suitable applications

Board Member (Co-opted) - Marketing, Comms, Fundraising

Our Heart Kids New Zealand Constitution clause 7.3 (b) allows for the Board to make a co-opted appointment to ensure a spread of skills and experience on the Board. We are seeking an applicant that has experience in any of the following fields: Marketing/Public Relations/Communication/Professional Fundraising. This position is open to both members and non-members. 

The Board invites applications from interested persons:

  • Applications to be submitted with CV and cover letter by COB Thursday 7 October to [email protected]
  • Applications will be reviewed at the Board meeting held 12th October 2021
  • The Board reserves the right to leave positions unfilled if there are no suitable applications


To assist potential applicants, please review the Heart Kids Board Capability and the Institute of Directors Competency Frameworks.

Created on: 10 September 2021