ID: 148560

Secretary to the Board of Directors

Recreation Regular - less than 6 months Burswood WA

About this opportunity

Northam's Avon Descent Association is a not-for-profit events organisation built on volunteering, family and local community. We operate one of WA’s most iconic events, the Avon Descent, now entering its 48th year and are focused in the Swan and Avon rivers and local shires of Northam, Toodyay, Swan, Belmont, Bayswater and Armadale.

The secretary is an important administrative role and will work closely with the Executive officer and Board of Directors to help coordinate board meetings throughout the year, prepare agendas, take meeting minutes and arrange upcoming meeting schedules.

You will be a very important connection within the organisation, helping to keep communications strong, members informed and keep processes moving freely.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Help to prepare the agenda for board meetings in consultation with the Chairperson and Executive Officer
  • Make arrangements and give notice including venue, date, times and hospitality for board meetings
  • Attend monthly board meetings
  • Take, prepare and circulate the minutes of key meetings
  • Collect and collate reports from office bearers
  • Maintain registers of members’ names and addresses

If you would like to build fantastic networks and connections, help to manage one of WA’s most beloved events and give back to a local not-for-profit and community organisation, then please get in touch.

Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) .

* Strong written and verbal communication
* Well organised and can delegate tasks
* Can maintain confidentiality on relevant matters
* Good computer abilities

Time Required

1-2 hours per week focused mainly around each monthly board meeting and occasional interim meetings. Board meetings are held on Thursdays monthly at 6pm.

Suitable for
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Governance, Boards & Committees
  • Writing & Editing

Reinbursement of costs associated with travel, stationery and food