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Community Transport Central Coast Ltd


Annual Budget: more than $1,500,000
Number of Paid Staff: 51 - 100
Number of Volunteers: 21-100
Community Segment: Human Services, 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: Wyong Shire Council

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About The Organisation

Community Transport Central Coast is a leading provider of safe, reliable and diverse services for the community. We offer door to door transport for people in the community who are "transport disadvantaged" for any reason, including financial disadvantage, health, lack of mobility or remote location.


About the Board

The Board oversee the governance of the organisation.  It consists of up to 9 members who meet on a monthly basis.  Meetings are generally held at Wyong during the [day/evening].  It is expected that Board members commit to the appointment for at least 2 years. Board members serve in a voluntary capacity.


The Role

The role requires attending the board meeting, possibly participating as a volunteer on relevant committees, liaising with the Chair, CEO and other board members. Other time commitments include attendance and contribution to strategy planning sessions and stakeholder events as well as occasionally participating in and supporting staff and volunteer activities.



  • Attend and actively participate in Board meetings (minimum attendance at  9 Board meetings per annum)

 Read and comprehend materials provided to actively contribute to discussions, add value to discussions/decision making at Board meetings

  • Provide high level strategic, financial and operational advice aligned with each director’s individual experience and professional background
  • Be alert to community concerns that can be addressed by the organisation’s mission, objectives, and programs and advise the CEO of opportunities
  • Help communicate and promote the organisation’s mission and programs to the community.
  • Actively participate in the development and governance of finances, budget, and financial/resource needs of the organisation
  • Actively participate in the development and governance of the policies and procedures of the organisation
  • Be an advocate and ambassador for the organisation and its values


Selection Criteria

  • Proven reliability and organisational skills
  • Highly trustworthy
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to commit to time required including all meetings
  • Positive attitude and passion for the role
  • Integrity - fulfilling a director’s duties and responsibilities, acting ethically, appropriate independence, putting the organization’s interests before personal interests;
  • Ability to function as an effective team member but also have the curiosity to ask questions and the courage to persist in robust discussions with management and fellow board members when required;
  • Self-awareness and self-management and the ability to demonstrate empathy manifested through strong interpersonal skills. Can work well in a group, listen well, be tactful yet able to communicate in a cogent and candid viewpoint;
  • Commercial judgment and instinct - can demonstrate good business instinct and acumen, and be able to assimilate and synthesize complex information;
  • Active contribution - actively contribute with genuine interest in the organization and its business.
  • Technology savvy and both proficient with and passionate about Information Technology
  • Applicants with Business Development and Marketing skills/experience will be highly regarded

Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Business, Change Management, Information & Communication Technology, Marketing & Communications
Targeting: Not supplied

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