The Food, Fibre and Timber Industries Training Council has vacancies on their Board of Management. We are seeking enthusiastic people who have a good understanding of the issues facing industry, particularly from a skills and workforce perspective.
A working knowledge of vocational education and training in their industry would be beneficial and be of influential standing within the relevant key industries.
In particular we are looking for people within the agriculture and food processing sectors. This could cover grain and livestock industries, wool production, production horticulture, meat processing, wine production, and baking or seafood industries.
An overview of our organisation.
The Food, Fibre and Timber Industries Training Council is funded by the Western Australian Department of Training and Workforce Development, and has three core functions:
- Leadership role in promoting training to industry, including partnerships between industry and the training sector.
- Supporting innovation and workforce development.
- Provide forward looking advice to State and Commonwealth Governments on training needs and priorities for public funding.
What would be involved?
The Board of Management meets six times per year and also corresponds via email and phone. Other meetings may be held as required and Board Members may be invited to represent the Food, Fibre and Timber Industries Training Council at other events.
There is no remuneration, however the Food, Fibre and Timber Industries Training Council will reimburse members for reasonable travel expenses.