ID: 172837

Charity Governance Board Secretary (NFP Community Justice Charity) Remote Work

Human Rights Regular - more than 6 months Across: Perth WA, Geelong VIC, Melbourne VIC, Canberra ACT, Newcastle NSW, Brisbane City QLD, Gold Coast Mc QLD, Sydney NSW

About this opportunity

Key Areas of Accountability:-

  • Organise the venue for Board and Committee meetings.
  • With the President/CEO, prepare the agenda in advance of each Board meeting.
  • Organise meeting papers for distribution before the meeting.
  • Take minutes at each Board meeting and circulate to all members.
  • Take minutes at each General Meeting and circulate to all members of the organisation.

Administrative and Management Duties

  • Serve on the Executive Advisory Committee between Board meetings
  • Follow the appropriate communication channels and follow all policies and procedures designated throughout the full organisation, if unsure of any procedure contact the EMD/President.
  • Serve on Board committees as required
  • Maintain a register of members
  • Handle the procedures for the admission of new members
  • Handle the procedures for the resignation of members(with the Chair)
  • Handle the procedures for the discipline, suspension, and expulsion of members.
  • Organise General Meetings and notify members in advance
  • Receive nominations for positions on the Board
  • Keep in their custody all books, documents, and securities, and make them available to members as requested (with the President/EMD)
  • Liaise with relevant regulators (Consumer Affairs Victoria/Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission) – with the EMD.
  • Personally, carry out administrative duties as assigned by the EMD.

Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

Every application is based on merit, we have minimum standards which must be met by every candidate and position to work with our organisation.
1. Australian Citizenship/Permanent Resident;
2. Relevant Qualifications and Certificates/Registrations;
3. Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience within Australia;
4. Great communication and listening skills;
5. Ability to commit the required time for the position and be able to commit to a 12-month position (minimum);
6. Upon engagement, you will be required to have or obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) and a National Police Check (NPC), which is conducted alongside our partnered charity agency.

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

10+ hours per month (negotiable)

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Governance, Boards & Committees
  • Marketing, Media & Communications
  • Research, Policy & Analysis

Mandate Reporting/Child Safety, Mental Health, First Nations/Cultural Awareness, Fair Work Ombudsman Trainings, and others as negotiated.