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Coastwide Child and Family Services Inc

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Annual Budget: $750,001-$1,500,000
Number of Paid Staff: 21 - 50
Number of Volunteers: 6-20
Community Segment: Human Services, 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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The Board of Management of Coastwide Child and Family Services Inc are a team of dedicated and passionate professionals who each bring a unique and dynamic perspective to their voluntary roles. 

The Board of Management are seeking a like-minded professional to join the Management Committee.

About the Organisation

Coastwide Child and Family Services Inc is a well-respected, thriving and dynamic community based not-for-profit organisation with over 35 years of experience in delivering positive and high quality learning environments for young children and their families.

With a mission to enhance the local community’s access to quality community based child and family support service, through effective management, community involvement and a commitment to community services, the Board of Management, leadership team and staff at Coastwide Child and Family Services Inc collaborate to deliver a range of service to meet these goals.

Working with team of dedicated professional, we are seeking a Board member who will embrace our organisational goals whilst providing a new perspective in advocacy and leadership.


Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Advocacy, Consulting, Strategy & Development
Targeting: Not supplied
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

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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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Liberty Enterprises Australia Ltd

http://www.libertyenterprises.com.au

Annual Budget: $75,001-$250,000
Number of Paid Staff: 4 - 10
Number of Volunteers: 5 or fewer
Community Segment: Mental Health, Human Services, Community & Economic Development

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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We are currently looking for someone to join our Board of Directors who has past experience on the board of another successful NFP charity.  We have a great team on our Board with diverse skills and backgrounds.  They are proficient in business, accounting, the social sciences and some of our current members have experience on other boards.  However, we are looking for someone specifically with considerable experience as a Board Member on a NFP Organisation.  

We have a great team on our Board with diverse skills and backgrounds. They are proficient and successful in business, accounting, law, the social sciences and some of our current members have experience on other boards.

Some responsibilities and requirements for the role include:

  • Attendance to all Board meetings
  • Knowledge and experience of compliance requirements with the ACNC, OFT, ATO & ASIC.
  • Great communication skills
  • 2+ Years Experience on the Board of a successful NFP charitable organisation
  • Ability & desire to work with a passionate and growing grassroots organisation


Role: Secretary, General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Administration & Office Support, Business, Consulting, Strategy & Development
Targeting: Youth/Students, People with Disabilities, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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Community Restorative Centre Limited

http://www.crcnsw.org.au

Annual Budget: more than $1,500,000
Number of Paid Staff: 51 - 100
Number of Volunteers: 21-100
Community Segment: Mental Health, Human Services, Health, Human Rights

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: Canterbury City Council

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Board Director (Fundraising and Philanthropy) - Voluntary Position

Community Restorative Centre Ltd (CRC) is a registered Public Benevolent Institution that has been providing a range of services to people involved in the NSW criminal justice system, and their families, since 1951. We are the lead provider of specialist throughcare, post-release, and reintegration programs for people transitioning from prison into the community in NSW and have well-established relationships throughout the sector.

We have a committed Board of Directors with a range of expertise and experience. They attend six (6) after hours Board meetings a year, represent the board on at least one sub-committee, and provide strategic support, expertise and guidance to the CEO as required. All Board Directors are volunteers.

We are seeking an additional Board Director. We are particularly interested in someone who has the fundraising expertise to assist us to grow, diversify and develop opportunities to secure long-term resilience and sustainability. The capacity to harness philanthropic sources of funding would be well regarded.

To be appointed you will need experience in driving partnerships, developing fundraising strategies and be able to show a commitment to helping CRC expand its funding sources. Experience working on not-for-profit boards would be beneficial but not essential. An understanding of our work is not necessary, but a passion for human rights will place you in a good position to contribute to board decision-making.

General information about CRC, including our Annual Reports, can be found on our website https://www.crcnsw.org.au/about-us/

If you would like to know more about us - or express interest in the position - please email our CEO, Alison Churchill at alison.churchill@crcnsw.org.au. Please provide a summary of your experience and let us know what you might bring to the Board. As we progress discussions, we will provide you with more detailed information about our organisation and our Board.


Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Fundraising, Marketing & Communications
Targeting: Not supplied
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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AusCam Freedom Project

http://www.auscamfreedomproject.org

Annual Budget: $250,001 - $750,000
Number of Paid Staff: 11 - 20
Number of Volunteers: 6-20
Community Segment: Human Services, International Relations, Community & Economic Development, Education

Current Board Size: 8-12
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: New South Wales
Local Government Area:

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Desired Skills and Experience:

  • NFP board experience with International Aid, Education or Youth
  • Interest in Gender Equality, Social Justice or Humanitarianism 
  • Corporate Fundraising and grant applications
  • Strategic development of a NFP organization
  • Public relations and Communications.
  • Fundraising, events and other supporting campaigns
  • Relevant networks and relationships
  • Corporate Governance and Partnerships

Position Description – AusCam Freedom Project Board.

Position Title – Board President

Meeting place– Bondi Junction, Sydney or as required and via Teleconference.

Hours – Approximately 5 hour a week

Start Date - ASAP

Close Date - 15 July 2019

Responsibility

  • Members of the AusCam Freedom Project Board act in a position of trust for the community and AusCam Freedom Project and are responsible for effective governance. 
  • All AusCam Freedom Project Board members are required to join the membership base and become voting members as listed as a responsible person as is required by the ACNC.

Other duties (in addition to the selection below)

  • Contribute to the AusCam Freedom Project’s governance with its policies and procedures and as required by law
  • Participate in revising AusCam Freedom Project’s long and short-term goals, objectives and priorities as required
  • Contribute to the creation, revision and or development of the AusCam Freedom Project’s policies and procedures as required
  • Collaborate with board colleagues in monitoring and evaluating AusCam Freedom Project’s effectiveness through a yearly review of programs and services
  • Be accountable to the funders and members of AusCam Freedom Project’s for the services provided and funds expanded
  • Participate in strategic and operational planning days (usually one day per year)
  • Attend regular board meetings (monthly), meetings with key stakeholders as required and key public events;
  • Promote and build the AusCam Freedom Project’s through community networking, etc..

About the Organisation

AusCam Freedom Project is NFP Charity, with operations in Cambodia and Head Office in Sydney. We use education and life skills as a tool to prevent human trafficking and exploitation.

AFP Girls’ Education Initiative seeks to reduce the barriers that economically disadvantaged girls face ensuring they are enrolled and remain in school. AFP provides two pathways of support through our school partnerships; SHINE Girls which provides targeted support of education materials, case management and family support following school referral and assessments and SHE Project which focuses on life skills programs, career counselling and girls clubs which are open to all adolescent girls in those schools.

The current focus is to increase funding for AusCam through foundational and corporate partnerships to enable growth of our programs Cambodia.   

Our Expectations of Board Members

  • Commitment to the work of AusCam Freedom Project; a keen interest in women’s social and justice issues
  • Active participation in Board meetings, the AGM and any specially called meetings
  • Willingness to oversee and encourage allAusCam Freedom Project Board subcommittees (Events, Grants, Tours, Operations & Governance, and Campaigns) 
  • Strong network and willingness to leverage for fundraising, events, sponsorships, corporate partnerships etc.
  • Ability to commit to about 20 hours per month of AusCam Freedom Project Board work, including conscientious preparation for Board meetings and regular;
  • Commitment to remaining up-to-date about AusCam Freedom Project s project’s and services and to supporting them publicly
  • Respect for Board confidentiality and individual privacy
  • Mindfulness of the need to declare conflicts of interest and avoid them where possible
  • Commitment to acting at all times in the best interests of AusCam Freedom Project and in accordance with its policies and the law
  • Maintenance of positive working relationships with other AusCam Freedom Project Board members and with AusCam Freedom Project staff, volunteers, clients and key partners
  • Share our values of Trust, Integrity and Commitment.
  • Preferably willing to visit our programs in Phnom Penh

Selection and Term

At this time, selection to serve on the AusCam Freedom Project Board is by appointment. 

Board members hold office until the next annual general meeting (AGM), when a vote is held on their continued membership. As such an immediate EOI can be submitted and accepted.

The electors are AusCam Freedom Project voting membership base. Viable candidatures will be referred to the voting membership for the final selection at the AGM. Board members serve for one year, after which they are eligible to stand for re-election at the next AGM.

How to apply

To discuss this opportunity, or submit and EOI please contact Joern Sauer on 0481 600 174 or joern@auscamfreedomproject.org. All completed Expressions of Interest, Requests or Applications should be emailed to Joern Sauer by 15 July 2019.


Role: Chair
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Consulting, Strategy & Development, Fundraising, Government Relations, Grants Administration
Targeting: Not supplied
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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Victorian Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (VACRO)

http://www.vacro.org.au

Annual Budget: up to $10,000
Number of Paid Staff: 21 - 50
Number of Volunteers: 6-20
Community Segment: Mental Health, Human Services, Community & Economic Development, 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: Melbourne City Council

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Position title

Finance, Audit and Risk Management (FARM) Committee Member

 

About VACRO

 
 
VACRO is a non-government, non-denominational organisation. It was founded in 1872 (as the Discharged Prisoners’ Aid Society of Victoria) in the wake of the 1871 Royal Commission into Penal Establishments and Gaols which urged the establishment of a body to give assistance to discharged prisoners.
 
 
Vision
New beginnings, stronger communities.
 
 
Mission
To support new beginnings for clients of the correctional system and their families, and build safer and stronger communities.
 
 
Values
·         We show integrity in our relationship with each other, our clients and the broader community.
·         We display respect by supporting our clients to achieve positive outcomes and lead meaningful lives.
·         We work towards inclusion for all stakeholders in the development of our programs.
·           We are adaptable to the conditions and opportunities that arise in our daily lives.
 
 

Role details

 
 
·           Work cooperatively with other Committee members and staff, and ensure personal interests do not conflict with the interests of VACRO and its business activities.
·         Oversee the finalisation of the VACRO draft annual budget and make recommendations to the VACRO Board to ensure timely adoption each year;
·         Review quarterly the financial performance of VACRO and report and make recommendations to the VACRO Board;
·         Oversee the development of longer term budgets as requested by VACRO Board;
·         Review and monitor the integrity and effectiveness of VACRO’s financial management and reporting systems;
·         Meet with the auditors following the external audit each year to review the audit process and any identified issues.  Report and make recommendations to the VACRO Board on any issues arising from the audit; and
·         Oversee the identification and management of risks, using any appropriate Australian standards or equivalent.

Expectations of all FARM Committee Members

 
 
·         Uphold VACRO’s Vision, Mission, Values and Code of Conduct.
·         Comply with legislative requirements relating to this role, including taking all reasonable care of your own safety and that of others in the workplace; contributing to the improvement of health and safety within the workplace; and complying with VACRO procedures and practices which support occupational health and safety.
·         Provide safe and quality services as a priority, for which you are responsible, accountable and supported by Board.
·         Operate within VACRO’s formal delegations framework and in accordance with its policies and procedures.
·         Participate in continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities, including identifying opportunities and making improvements to systems, processes and programs.
·         Represent and enhance VACRO’s profile at stakeholder and network meetings, as designated by the Chairman.
·         Demonstrate commitment to social justice outcomes and help protect the rights of people impacted by the criminal justice system, and their families.
 
 

Key capabilities

 
 
Knowledge
·         Tertiary qualifications in Accounting.
·         CA/ CPA qualified.
·         Knowledge of accounting and audit standards
 
 
Experience
·         Ability to demonstrate experience and understanding of modern governance principles (preferred).
·         Experience in developing financial strategies
 
 
Skills
·         Excellent communication skills.
·         Demonstrated audit or finance committee experience preferably within a not-for-profit (preferred).
 
 
Behaviours and personal attributes
·         Ability to work cooperatively with other committee members.
·         Commitment to attend six meetings per year. More frequent meetings may be required during budget preparation and the audit cycle.
 
Mandatory requirements
·           Verification of personal identity, employment history and qualifications.
·           Satisfactory National Police Check.


Role: Committee Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Accounting, Auditing, Banking & Financial Services
Targeting: Not supplied
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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Dandenong Neighbourhood Community & Learning Centre

http://dandenongnh.org.au

Annual Budget: $750,001-$1,500,000
Number of Paid Staff: 11 - 20
Number of Volunteers: 6-20
Community Segment: Human Services, Community & Economic Development, Education

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: Victoria
Local Government Area: Greater Dandenong City Council

Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Advertising, Media, Arts & Entertainment, Government Relations, Marketing & Communications
Targeting: Not supplied
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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YMCA Victoria

http://victoria.ymca.org.au/

Annual Budget: more than $1,500,000
Number of Paid Staff: more than 100
Number of Volunteers: more than 100
Community Segment: Human Services

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

Any further information about this vacancy:

We seek to create space for young people to develop, grow and be inspired to make a positive impact. To bring this philosophy to life, we have created a Youth Affairs Subcommittee to our Board to bring the important voice of young people to our Governance structure. We welcome applicants frm a diverse range of backgrounds and experience to contribute in a meaningful way to the important work overseen by the Board. We will provide you with an extensive induction and training program, including opportunities for mentoring. This process usually takes approximately six months but we will work alongside you to ensure your development needs are being met. 

Selection Criteria:

  • YMCA Understanding - demonstrate an understanding of the Y's purpose, vision, goals, objectives and operation for positive participation and effective policy formation. 
  • Youth Community Involvement - utilise your community interest in youth issues and involvements to build the capacity of the subcommittee to relate to the needs of young people in the community. 
  • Functional Leadership Experience - demonstrated experience in management/leadership. Alignment with the community development and management principals of the YMCA. 
  • Recongnition/Image - utilise profile and networks to support the mission and vision of the YMCA. 
  • Organisational Impact - Subcommittee members have the capacity to add value to polcy development and influence to gain support for the 'Y'.


Role: Youth Affairs Subcommittee Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Accounting, Business, Change Management, Community Specialist, Law & Legal Services
Targeting: Youth/Students
Payment: Reimbursement of expenses

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Openlight

http://www.openlight.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

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: South Australia
Local Government Area: City of Unley

Any further information about this vacancy:

Treasurer – Volunteer Board Position

Utilise your passion and expertise to contribute to this progressive not for profit organisation and make a real difference to families and communities in need.

Your new Board role

Your commitment to being responsible for the ongoing management of the financial position of OpenLight (Toc H SA), will enable you to support the modern progression of this well-established NFP organisation. As an experienced financial services professional (CPA or similar) you will utilise your business and financial expertise to support the purpose of our organisation through financial sustainability and general governance.   

 

The treasurer shall

  • Recognise and support the mission statement, strategic objectives, and structure of Openlight
  • Provide oversight and direction of the financial operations of Openlight in conjunction with the CEO and the appointed accountant and bookkeeper
  • Collaborate with the Openlight Board and CEO in the planning and monitoring of each Annual budget – while providing ongoing guidance
  • Assist where necessary in the financial planning and management of the annual Audit
  • Present the Annual Financial Report to members at the Openlight Annual General Meeting
  • Provide broad organisational governance as a member of the Openlight Board of Directors.

 

Your new organisation

This not for profit charity coordinates community project and programs that strengthen communities including youth camps, respite services and general community programs with a focus on building communities with those in need. In addition to the opportunities this provides service recipients, programs are led by a dedicated network of volunteers and this provides leadership and organisational skills opportunities to this enthusiastic team.

 

What we can offer you:

  • A great progressive Not for Profit that is working to create real value to our community
  • An initial 2 year term
  • Supportive Board and CEO culture, united by our purpose
  • The ability to contribute to organisational strategy development and financial management that will continue to drive the growth of our organisation

 

What you offer us / your capabilities:

  • Strong collaborative skills, the ability to work in a progressive and modern Board structure.
  • Understanding of governance principles with previous experience highly regarded.
  • Experience managing the finances of an organisation, with experience in a similar not for profit organisation being highly regarded.
  • Experience working with vulnerable communities is highly regarded.
  • CPA or significant Financial/Accounting experience essential.
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills.

 

Most importantly, you care about working towards providing a service to our communities in need, especially vulnerable youth and their families.

 


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

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