We are looking for a talented Victorian Educator to join our board member, Sandy Allen-Craig, Australian Catholic University, as our two Outdoor Education Australia (OEA) representatives on their Committee. This is a voluntary role.

Please forward a letter of your Expression of interest, addressing the points below to ceo@outdoorsvictoria.org.au by Friday May 10. The OV Board will select the candidate who is the best fit for representing Victoria.

Each member of the OEA executive will:

i.    commit to the intent of OEA

ii.   commit to the development and implementation of the OEA Strategic Plan

  • Strategic goals:
    National outdoor education research, information and program database
    Strong membership of state-based outdoor education organisations
    Strong communication with members regarding national outdoor education issues
    Strong voice in national matters concerning outdoor education
    Communication with international outdoor education organisations

iii. work in a collaborative manner to ensure the success of the OEA Strategic Plan

iv. commit to a mutually agreed amount of resourcing each year to achieve the goals of the annual implementation plan

v. undertake to communicate on a regular, open and frank basis, and maintain confidentiality where appropriate

vi. meet at least once per year, face-to-face Travel costs are reimbursed. OEA quarterly Executive meetings via conference call can be called at any time during the year with a minimum of two weeks’ notice.

vii. elect from the OEA Committee members a Chair, currently the Chair is Peter Mc Kenna from Queensland.

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