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Volunteering Central Coast

http://www.volunteeringcentralcoast.org.au

Annual Budget: $250,001-$750,000
Number of Paid Staff: 4 - 10
Number of Volunteers: 21-100
Community Segment: Human Services, Community & Economic Development, Education

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): every two months
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: New South Wales
Local Government Area: Gosford City Council

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Board Director Recruitment         

 

Volunteering Central Coast (VCC) is an incorporated association and registered charity based on the NSW Central Coast. Our central purpose is to enable community engagement, inclusion and growth through quality volunteering. We are currently seeking to invite suitable applicants to apply to join the Board of this highly valued organisation.

We are a small but effective team at both Board level and within the organisation, but we are incredibly effective in championing volunteering on the Central Coast and more broadly. We are looking at ways to enhance our offering to our members and provide value-added services that only come from having a skilled and committed staff.

If you are interested please email board1@volcc.org.au or call our main office on 02 4329 7122  for a Board Recruitment Pack which includes an overview of the purpose and commitments of VCC, a brief history of the organisation, an outline of the current strategic plan as well as an application form.

 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 30 August 2019


Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Accounting, Business, Community Specialist, Consulting, Strategy & Development, Fundraising, Public Policy
Targeting: Youth/Students, People with Disabilities, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander, English as an additional language or dialect, LGBTQI
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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Forest Discovery Centre

http://www.forestdiscoverycentre.com.au

Annual Budget: $75,001-$250,000
Number of Paid Staff: 4 - 10
Number of Volunteers: 6-20
Community Segment: Education, Environment, Arts & Culture

Current Board Size: 8-12
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: During Day
State where Board Meetings Held: Western Australia
Local Government Area:

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The Forest Discovery Centre (FDC), housed in a unique leaf shaped building in the Jarrah Forest in Dwellingup, is a growing arts, environmental and heritage education and tourism organisation.   We are a self-funded, not for profit, organisation focusing on the creation and expansion of our quality arts, environment and heritage (including indigenous heritage) programming and infrastructure.

The FDC also manages the Jarrah Forest Lodge accommodation facility which means our organisation is ideally positioned to link with the new, 12 million dollar, National Trails Centre development in Dwellingup.

The Forest Discovery Centre (FDC) is currently looking for new Board members to help us achieve our aim to be a vibrant regional hub that nurtures learning and creativity in the arts, the natural environment and local heritage.

The Board meets regularly to guide and govern the development of the Centre and review and celebrate our progress. If you would like to be an important part of our team please click here to nominate.  You are welcome to nominate yourself.

If you would like more information about the FDC, The Board and how we operate please contact Shani Holster  on 0402 615 235. Or shani.holster@forestdiscoverycentre.com.au


Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Accounting, Advertising, Media, Arts & Entertainment, Advocacy, Business, Change Management, Community Specialist, Fundraising, Grants Administration, Marketing & Communications
Targeting: Females, People with Disabilities, Seniors/Retired People, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander, LGBTQI
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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Communication Rights Australia

http://www.communicationrights.org.au

Annual Budget: $250,001-$750,000
Number of Paid Staff: 4 - 10
Number of Volunteers: Not supplied
Community Segment: Information & Communications, Human Services, Human Rights

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Every two months
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: Victoria
Local Government Area: Bayside City Council

Any further information about this vacancy:

Communication Rights Australia works to protect the human rights of the people we represent.  Our advocacy and information programs provide priority to people with communication support needs that impacts on their ability to speak and defend their own rights. 

We are a leading government funded organisation within Victoria, a company limited by guarantee, and a registered charity.  

We value social justice and the rights of the individual to be heard in decisions making that impacts on their lives.

We seek volunteer Borad mebers who have a commitment to the Communication Rights' values and are prepared to assist, in collaborative manner, to grow the agency into a national organisation.


Role: Treasurer, General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Accounting, Change Management, Community Specialist, Marketing & Communications
Targeting: Females, Youth/Students, People with Disabilities, Seniors/Retired People, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander, English as an additional language or dialect, LGBTQI
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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Australian Private Children's Contact Service Association

http://www.apccsa.org.au

Annual Budget: $10,001-$25,000
Number of Paid Staff: 0
Number of Volunteers: 5 or fewer
Community Segment: Legal Services, Public Safety, Human Services, Human Rights

Current Board Size: 3 or fewer
Board Meetings (frequency): Every two months
Board Meetings Held: During Day
State where Board Meetings Held: All States and Territories
Local Government Area:

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The Australian Private Children's Contact Service Association is a newly established not for profit which provides membership and support for all private children's contact service providers and their families in Australia. 

Child Contact Services, provide a safe and meaningful way for children to remain in contact with a non-residential parent, where it is not safe to do so through self-management and or the contact is court ordered through the family court. 

The association is currently working on standards, guidelines, a code of ethics and a range of policy's that are up to date with newly established child safety laws, national government strategic plans and policies that extend to disabilities, family violence and CaLD backgrounds. 

There are several positions vacant for this new establishment. Persons with disability and those from CaLD or indigenous backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We are seeking a large and diverse group of people to collaborate with this new venture. 

At present applications are open for interested persons to express interest in the following -

 

CEO / Chairperson

Director

Treasurer

Family Law Consultant

Psychologist (Committee Member)

Disability Advocate

Researchers

Students (Law, Psychology, Social Sciences & Social work)

 

Applicants for CEO / Chair & Director must have a strong robust history of experience with business operations, and or family law and or policy development. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 10 days of expression of interest. Applications open to all states and territories. Positions are all reimbursements only, until 2020, where a salary will be offered to some executive positions. 


Role: Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, General Board Member, Legal Consultants
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Accounting, Administration & Office Support, Advocacy, Business, Community Specialist, Consulting, Strategy & Development, Ethics, Fundraising, Government Relations, Grants Administration, Law & Legal Services, Public Policy
Targeting: Females, People with Disabilities, Seniors/Retired People, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
Payment: Reimbursement of expenses

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Reynard Street Neighbourhood House

http://rsnh.org.au

Annual Budget: $75,001-$250,000
Number of Paid Staff: 11 - 20
Number of Volunteers: 21-100
Community Segment: Mental Health, Information & Communications, Community & Economic Development, Education

Current Board Size: 8-12
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: Victoria
Local Government Area: Moreland City Council

Any further information about this vacancy:

The Treasurer maintains a watching brief on the monthly accounts ensuring appropriate procedures are in place to keep things running smoothly.  The Treasurer is supported by a Finance Committee and provides a link between the staff and the Committee of Management (CoM) on financial matters. The CoM provides RSNH with community “governance”, which includes developing strategic plans, policies, permanent staff appointment, monitoring finances and overseeing delivery of legal and contractual obligations. The CoM acts as the voice of our membership in line with the aims and objectives detailed in our Constitution.

The Committee is required to meet a minimum of six times per year, but currently meets monthly on a Tuesday evening between 5.30pm and 7pm. The Finance Committee meets monthly on a Thursday.

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Role: Treasurer
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Accounting
Targeting: Not supplied
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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Better Hearing Australia (VIC)

http://www.betterhearing.org.au/

Annual Budget: $750,001-$1,500,000
Number of Paid Staff: 4 - 10
Number of Volunteers: 21-100
Community Segment: Mental Health, Health

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): every two months
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: Victoria
Local Government Area: Melbourne City Council

Any further information about this vacancy:

Thanks very much for your interest in our work!

You have shown interest in joining the Better Hearing Australia (VIC) Board. As a member-based charity, we have provided opportunities for people living with hearing conditions to be socially connected and enjoy life for over 85 years. With our ambitious new Connect | Create | Catalyse Strategy, our ambition is to transform lives, the system and ourselves. We will do this by engaging with people, not just ears; by creating the future of hearing experiences; by serving our community and particularly those most vulnerable, and, by catalysing change across the system.

To do this, we need a special kind of Board with specials skills and experience and a shared passion for our mission and vision. Are you who we are looking for?

This Board position represents an exciting opportunity for the right person with the right mindset, skills, experience and ambition to grow their impact and themselves. It’s an opportunity for our organisation to benefit from your contribution and to support you in your development.

The Position and You:                               

Take a look at the matrix and strategy (found here: http://www.betterhearing.org.au/about-us/positions-available/) which outlines how the More Than Just Ears Board Team will work; the roles and key responsibilities of the Board and the CEO, along with essential personal criteria. Use this matrix to see how you fit into the Board as a whole and what you need to be in order to hold this role.

In finding the right person for the currently vacant Board positions, we are looking for someone who gets that we are about More Than Just Ears and someone with a background or interest in some of the following:

Key skill area

Priority skill and expertise areas

Professional skills

·       Fundraising with evidence of success/networks

·       Innovation/social enterprise/start up

Demographics

·       Has lived experience of hearing conditions (e.g. hearing loss, tinnitus, balance conditions)

·       Younger (20s or early 30s) or older (over 50 years)

·       Cultural or linguistic diversity

Networks or connections

·       Hearing sector networks

·       Philanthropy or similar

·       Well-connected/big networks (government, nfp and for-profit sectors)

Role experience

·       Governance experience (Board experience)

·       Chairing or leading experience

·       Senior management experience

Other important qualities

·       Personal commitment to the organisations mission

·       Ability and willingness to donate their time/experience/include/network to the cause.

Remuneration & Benefits

This is an unpaid role. Board-related expenses will be paid for by Better Hearing Australia (VIC) in accordance with the Board and Staff Travel and Expenses Policy.

To apply:

Applications close COB Thursday 29th August.

  1. View the Board Team Matrix and our Strategy and write a cover letter which:
    1. describes why we need you to achieve our mission, and
    2. outlines why you believe in our ‘why’: to eliminate the social and emotional impacts of hearing conditions.
  2. Send your cover letter and CV to Kim Turudia, BHA VIC president on president@betterhearing.org.au at with the subject line: ‘I am the Board Member you are looking for’.

If you have questions about the organisation or the positions, please contact:

What’s next?

Short-listed applicants will be invited to interviews in early September.  Successful applicants will be notified in mid-late September. Successful Board members will be invited to attend the October Board meeting. Details of confirmation of appointment in accordance with the constitution will be discussed in interviews.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete working with children and police checks.


Role: Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Advertising, Media, Arts & Entertainment, Advocacy, Business, Change Management, Consulting, Strategy & Development, Fundraising, Government Relations, Grants Administration, Information & Communication Technology, Investment, Marketing & Communications, Research & Development
Targeting: People with Disabilities, Seniors/Retired People, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander, English as an additional language or dialect, LGBTQI
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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Gymea Community Aid and Information Service (GCAIS)

http://gymeacommunityaid.org.au/

Annual Budget: $750,001-$1,500,000
Number of Paid Staff: 11 - 20
Number of Volunteers: 21-100
Community Segment: Information & Communications, Human Services, Community & Economic Development, Health

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: New South Wales
Local Government Area: Sutherland Shire Council

Any further information about this vacancy:

An opportunity is available for the position of Treasurer on the GCAIS Management Committee. This is an opportunity to join a well-known organisation and support its efforts to deliver high quality services and support to our current and future clients. Our Vision is: To be a Dynamic Community Force in bringing Self-Reliance, Dignity and Well-being to People’s Lives.

We are looking for someone with a solid background in accounting and financial management. If you’re wanting to get involved with a forward thinking and strategic management team and, are available on the 3rd Thursday of the month after normal business hours, then get in touch. 

Enquiries should be made directly to the Management Committee Secretary, Wendy Ducasse at Wendy.ducasse@gcais.ngo.org.au

Celebrating Inclusiveness, independence and participation


Role: Treasurer
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Accounting, Business, Consulting, Strategy & Development
Targeting: Not supplied
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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Human Nature Adventure Therapy

http://www.humannature.org.au/

Annual Budget: $250,001-$750,000
Number of Paid Staff: 4 - 10
Number of Volunteers: 6-20
Community Segment: Mental Health, Human Services

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: During Day
State where Board Meetings Held: New South Wales
Local Government Area: Byron Shire Council

Any further information about this vacancy:

Board Members wanted for Human Nature Adventure Therapy Ltd.

An exciting opportunity exists to become a member of Human Nature Adventure Therapy Ltd.’s Board of Directors. We are looking for several highly skilled, experienced, passionate and visionary leaders to complement our current board of directors. You will play a vital role in advising, governing and leading the development of this vibrant organisation as it transitions from start-up phase into the next phase of strategic growth.

The staff team has the program end of the business covered, uniquely and holistically supporting young people to transform their lives.  We need your skills, experience and wisdom to support them to do this life-changing work by sharing your wisdom and experience in areas like business management and planning, finance, risk management, the law, people and culture, volunteer program design, fundraising strategy, digital media and marketing, and organisational sustainability.

This volunteer role will appeal to people who are passionate about contributing to the growth of a high impact program that offers new beginnings for young people who are really struggling as they live with trauma and disadvantage.

We are looking for directors with experience gained in business, government, education, community services, psychology, philanthropy, fundraising, marketing, and/or the nonprofit sector, and with a passion for changing the outcome for our most vulnerable and at-risk youth.

Previous or current Board experience would be highly regarded. This is an outstanding opportunity to work with a committed board of an organisation making a significant impact on the lives of young people in the Northern Rivers region of NSW.

Our directors:

  • Exercise good governance of the organisation and guide the strategic direction,
  • Offer advice from their areas of experience to the Board and the executive team,
  • Help to grow our network of stakeholders and supporters,
  • Serve on at least one Board committee and participate actively in its work,
  • Ideally live in the Northern Rivers or SE QLD region, although anywhere will work as long as you have access to wifi!
  • Attend regular committee meetings and 8 board meetings per year (in person or by video conference).

Visit our website: http://www.humannature.org.au

Service on Human Nature Adventure Therapy Ltd.’s Board of Directors is voluntary, though brings with it abundant rich satisfaction in doing something worthwhile.

Contact us to express interest: recruit@humannature.org.au.


Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Accounting, Advertising, Media, Arts & Entertainment, Banking & Financial Services, Business, Community Specialist, Consulting, Strategy & Development, Fundraising, Government Relations, Grants Administration, Industrial Relations, Information & Communication Technology, Law & Legal Services, Marketing & Communications, Governance, Clinical Governance, People & Culture
Targeting: Not supplied
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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MCAS

http://www.monarocommunityaccessservice.com/

Annual Budget: $250,001-$750,000
Number of Paid Staff: 1 - 3
Number of Volunteers: 0
Community Segment: Mental Health, Community & Economic Development, Education

Current Board Size: 3 or fewer
Board Meetings (frequency): monthly
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: New South Wales
Local Government Area: Cooma-Monaro Council

Any further information about this vacancy:

An exciting opportunity exists to become a member of the MCAS Management Board. We are looking for highly skilled, experienced, passionate and visionary leaders to join our team. You will play a vital role in advising, governing and leading the continued development and growth of the organisation as we deliver high quality services and support to our current and future clients.

MCAS employs two caseworkers and a manager who oversee the day-to-day operations of the Organisation; delivering programs and providing support that helps transform the lives of the some of the most vulnerable, marginalised and disadvantaged people in our community. We need your skills, experience and wisdom to support the team to do this life-changing work.

The role will appeal to those who are passionate about making a difference in our local community.  

Our Board Members:

  • Exercise good governance of the organisation and guide the strategic direction,
  • Offer advice from their areas of experience to the Board, the executive team and the Manager,
  • Help to grow our network of stakeholders and supporters,
  • Can commit to attending Board meetings regularly

Applications will be considered by those with skills in areas such as business management and planning, finance, risk management, the law, people and culture, volunteer program design, fundraising strategy, digital media and marketing, and organisational sustainability. Previous or current Board experience is not essential but would be highly regarded.

Service on the MCAS Board as an Ordinary Member is voluntary, though brings with it abundant rich satisfaction in doing something worthwhile. The Executive Board members (President, Treasurer and Secretary) are paid an honorarium annually at the AGM subject to satisfactory performance.

Applications close 23rd August. Interviews expected to take place 26th – 30th August.

 


Role: Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Accounting, Advertising, Media, Arts & Entertainment, Advocacy, Banking & Financial Services, Business, Community Specialist, Consulting, Strategy & Development, Ethics, Fundraising, Marketing & Communications
Targeting:
Payment: Executive Board Members are paid an honorarium following the AGM each year. Ordinary Board Member positions are voluntary

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Gippsland Farmer Relief

http://www.gippslandfarmerrelief.com.au

Annual Budget: up to $10,000
Number of Paid Staff: 0
Number of Volunteers: 21-100
Community Segment: Mental Health, Community & Economic Development, Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: During Day
State where Board Meetings Held: Victoria
Local Government Area: Latrobe City Council

Any further information about this vacancy:

GFR are actively seeking a general board member. Previous work experience in the agricultural / farming industry is desirable. A community connected person with a passion for the small farming community. 


Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Consulting, Strategy & Development, Grants Administration
Targeting: Not supplied
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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