Board Member Position Vacant

  • Location of applicants: Auckland

  • Duration of appointment: Minimum of 12 months

  • Time commitment: Two hour bi-monthly meetings and emails

  • Remuneration: Unpaid

Position Description

Just Because is a not-for-profit, charitable trust run by a dedicated team of volunteers.  We aim to empower, educate and enable women to live a fulfilling life.

Presently we undertake the following core initiatives:

  • The giving of Just Because Pamper Packs to those experiencing challenging times

  • The giving of Care Boxes to women in temporary housing

  • The giving of Christmas presents to women in temporary housing

  • Education events, to improve participants health and well being

  • Our annual fundraising event

Our Vision

All women within New Zealand are empowered and supported to live a life with health and wellbeing.

Our Mission

Just Because is a charitable trust dedicated to empower and inspire women to take charge and improve their health and lifestyle.  Provide education events that assist the family, to take control of their lives and support others within the community.  We aim to empower, educate and enable women to live the life they want. 


Just Because is guided and works by the principles of respect, dignity, confidentiality, collaboration and inclusion.  All nominations that are presented to Just Because are confidential and we ensure every individual's privacy.

There are meetings bi monthly in the evenings, usually a Wednesday during school term time from 6.30pm to 8.00pm or earlier.

Very occasionally, you may be required to meet outside of regular meeting times for a specific purpose or organisation event, with advance notice. 

The majority of communication is via email.   

Ideal applicant description

We have a couple of vacancies:

1)    Fundraiser and Educational Coordinator -The preferred candidate will possess a high level of not-for-profit sector knowledge and/or governance, more specifically we require extensive marketing and fundraising experience.  If you have organised or run fundraising campaigns this would be a bonus.

2)    Board member - No experience but the willingness to learn and a desire to make a difference in women’s lives.

All positions require a great sense of humour with a huge heart for community and empathy.


Contact Name: Karen Hewitt

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