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Accessible Arts is Seeking a Board Director

Join the Accessible Arts team as a Board Director

Accessible Arts is seeking expressions of interest from individuals who are interested in serving as a Director on the Board for the organisation.

Key Info

  • Location: Sydney
  • Meetings: Approximately bi-monthly in Sydney (via Zoom and/or in-person)
  • Area of Expertise: Knowledge and experience in the arts, disability and/or not-for-profit sector
  • Organisation type: Not for Profit company limited by guarantee
  • Remuneration: Volunteer (no expenses paid)
  • Applications close: Friday 31 May 2024 at 5pm

Accessible Arts is the NSW peak arts and disability service organisation whose mission is to advance the rights of, and opportunities for, people with disability or who are Deaf, to develop and sustain professional careers in the arts and have equitable access to arts and culture across NSW. The company receives multi-year funding from Create NSW and a range of other government and philanthropic support.

Accessible Arts is seeking Directors with appropriate skills to join our team. The current board includes directors with a wide range of skills, including a number of practising artists and people with disability. It has a small, dedicated staff based at The Arts Exchange in The Rocks (currently working at least part of the time from home). The board leads the company’s strategic and operational planning.

Accessible Arts is a registered charity with DGR status. We particularly encourage people with lived experience of disability or who are d/Deaf to apply.

Selection Criteria


  • Specific skills and/or qualifications in areas that will enhance the overall make-up of the Board
  • A willingness to participate actively in the development of Accessible Arts, including attending scheduled meetings and events .
  • An understanding of, and willingness to fulfil, the duties outlined in the Role Statement.


  • AICD qualifications (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge and experience in the arts, disability and/or not-for-profit sector
  • Well-developed arts and/or disability connections in Western Sydney and/or regional NSW
  • Lived experience of disability

Position Details

How To Apply

Please send your written application and CV, along with a response to the selection criteria, to Liz Martin, CEO at

Applications close Friday 31 May 2024 at 5pm

Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to follow Accessible Arts’ recruitment policy, which includes an interview process (possibly to be held via Zoom) and attending at least one board meeting as an observer (also via Zoom or in-person). The company’s policy can be provided on request.

For further information please email Liz Martin, CEO, at


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