Chair Person - Board of Trustees

Looking for a meaningful way to make a difference? Mothers Helpers is seeking an experienced Chairperson to join our Charity's Board of Trustees to support mental health for mothers in New Zealand. Join us in our mission and lead the charge towards a brighter future. No experience? No problem! Become our Vice Chair and receive long-term training for the role. Apply now and start changing lives! Please contact founder Kristina Grace at with your CV and cover letter or email if you are interested!


Experience: The Chair should have prior experience serving on a board or in a leadership role to ensure they have the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively lead the board.

Communication: Clear communication is essential for a Chair as they lead the board and communicate with members, stakeholders, and other organizations.

Strategic Thinking: A Chair should be able to think strategically and work collaboratively with other board members to develop and implement long-term goals and plans.

Conflict Resolution: The Chair should have strong conflict resolution skills to manage any issues that arise within the board and among members.

Financial Acumen: Understanding financial statements and the budgeting process is important for the Chair to make informed decisions that contribute to the success of the organization.

Commitment: The Chair should be committed to the mission of the organization and willing to dedicate the time required to fulfill their responsibilities effectively.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

Between 4-8hrs/month
Monthly 1.5-2hr Board meeting: Wednesday evening usually 7 or 7/30pm start (either meeting in person at a Central Auckland location or online using Microsoft Teams Video Chat)
Monthly meetings with Outgoing Chair initially for training purposes - then monthly meetings with Mothers Helpers manager

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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