Recruiting CF&KC-SA Board Members

The Board of CF&KC-SA remains committed to ensuring effective governance and is preparing to take the next steps in the transition towards becoming a skills-based board.

The Board has identified 2 priority areas – kinship care and media expertise – and is seeking to recruit and appoint 2 individuals with the following capabilities to help guide CF&KC-SA into the future.


1.       Kinship care

Seeking an active kinship carer able to communicate the needs of kinship carer families.

Ideal candidate will meet the following criteria:

          Be involved with other kinship carers and kinship carer groups

          Have the ability to effectively represent CF&KC-SA with other kinship carers, kinship and foster carer groups, and with DCP and other stakeholders

          Understand the similarities and differences between kinship care and foster care

          Have experience connecting with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

          Possess current knowledge of child protection sector and reforms


2.       Media expertise

Seeking an experienced media person able to lead CF&KC-SA across various mediums.

Ideal candidate will meet the following criteria:

          Have recent media industry experience

          Support the effective representation of CF&KC-SA across all forms of media, including social media

          Bring existing networks and form relationships with a range of media in South Australia

          Guide successful media campaigns and stakeholder communications

          Have not-for-profit Board experience


To apply for these Board positions, please provide a cover letter outlining your interest and addressing the relevant criteria listed above, together with a current resume.
Applications addressed and emailed to:
Amanda Porter
Chief Executive Officer
Connecting Foster & Kinship Carers – SA Inc

The selection committee will review applications for both positions and make a time to meet with suitable candidates. These positions will be available from July and are voluntary (unpaid) with monthly Board meetings held during business hours. A current Police Check and Working with Children check (DCSI Child-related screening) will be required.

If you would like to discuss these opportunities, initial enquiries can be made to Amanda Porter, Chief Executive Officer:

Email:  /  Phone: 0447428167