ID: 154037

Club Committee Position - Chairperson - Canberra Club

Sport Regular - more than 6 months Canberra ACT

About this opportunity

The Club Chair provides effective leadership and guidance to ensure the club is able to deliver on its development objectives.

Fundamental to the success of the role will be the ability to drive a culture of strong governance that ensures agreed outcomes are delivered for the Club under their jurisdiction. The Chair will foster an encouraging environment where all members can operate effectively and contribute to meeting these outcomes.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated leadership experience in business, or an equivalent organisation, with a proven track record in developing strong working relationships across a broad spectrum of stakeholders

  • Understand, implement and lead the SOA Club charter
  •  Obtain a good working knowledge of the SOI Official General Rules and duties of Club LT
  •  Establish and develop relationships with the local council within your LGA
  •  Advise SOA Zone Manager of any changes to the Club LT
  •  Serve as an ambassador and spokesperson for the Club
  •  Oversee compliance with the SOA code of conduct by all members of the Club
  •  Compliance with all WH&S legislation and SOA WH&S Policy

Competency, Skill, Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant business or leadership experience
  • Previous experience as a chair or vice chair in a comparable organisation
  • Previous experience with a not for profit or disability organisation
  • Strong business networking, negotiation, organisation, and presentation skills
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Demonstrated planning skills

Police Checks and Reference checks are part of this process. Applications Close 30 September 2020

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Minimum 2 years Approximately 3 hours per week and attendance at Club LT meetings. Must be available evenings and weekends

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Governance, Boards & Committees
  • Sport & Physical Activity

Assistance and Support relevant to the role.