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Working Against Violence Support Service


Annual Budget: more than $1,500,000
Number of Paid Staff: 21 - 50
Number of Volunteers: 6-20
Community Segment: Mental Health, Shelter & Residential Care

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: Queensland
Local Government Area:

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The Working Against Violence Support Service (WAVSS) is the Regional Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) service for Logan and the Redlands. WAVSS is a not-for profit, non-government organisation funded by the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability and governed by a Board of Management.

Established in 1994 in the Logan region, WAVSS has provided specialist DFV services and supports in Logan, Beenleigh and Beaudesert for the past 21 years. In September 2015, WAVSS launched a newly funded DFV service in the Redlands community, WAVSS Across The Redlands; the first new regional domestic violence service funded in Queensland in the past 20 years.

Role - General Board Member

This is an outstanding opportunity to build your pro bono board experience. We are seeking motivated and enthusiastic board members. The successful applicant will assist and advise with corporate governance and strategic planning expertise, business, fundraising, marketing, executive leadership. Prior experience with community based organisations or legal expertise well regarded.


Community Segment: Domestic and Family Violence Support Service

Current Board Size: 6

Board Meetings (frequency): Presently Bi-Monthly, considering monthly

Board Meetings Held: At Night – Usually 3rd Wednesday of Month

Location where Board Meetings Held: Logan & Redlands, Queensland

Local Government Area: Logan City Council and Redland City Council


Applicants should email their Application to:

The Chairperson

Working Against Violence Support Service

C/- e.fairon@carrollfairon.com.au

Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Accounting, Administration & Office Support, Business, Community Specialist, Consulting, Strategy & Development, Ethics, Grants Administration
Targeting: Not supplied

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