ID: 205012

Non-Executive Board Member - Surry Hills - #205012

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Surry Hills NSW

About this opportunity

Surry Hills Neighbourhood Centre aims to be a leading provider in Southeastern Sydney of services that enhance the wellbeing and resilience of individuals and communities with the best quality services delivery. We are here to build a strong and inclusive community in Surry Hills. The Centre operates according to a philosophy of open management and aims to reflect the local community by encouraging participation and discussion about all issues relevant to the community and to the running of the Centre.

SHNC is seeking to appoint non-executive directors with expertise and/or demonstrated skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Children’s Services

  • Law

  • Business Development

We currently have 6 Board members and are seeking people to join the Board who bring the required skills. The Board has identified the need for people who bring:

  • Leadership and professional experience in Governance of a Not-For- Profit organisation.

  • Interest in our social justice-based community services in the City of Sydney Local Government Area and Southeastern Sydney

  • Personal qualities that fit with our values of accountability, professionalism, social justice, participation, respect, collaboration and courage.

Benefits: Join a professional team of dedicated board of governors with the opportunity to develop enduring connections with a dynamic inner-city organisation. Surry Hills Neighbourhood Centre is a contemporary, Not -for-Profile service running a suite of programs to engage and encourage community participation and community development. The board convenes on a bi-monthly basis to discuss, plan and oversee the operations of the Neighbourhood Centre. To learn more about our centre see our website, links are provided in the return email you receive when submitting your interest in this role online.

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

Bi-monthly committee meeting (2 hours), Annual General Meeting (2 hours), option to join subcommittees as appropriate

Suitable for
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
Type of work
  • Fundraising & Events
  • Marketing, Media & Communications
  • Research, Policy & Analysis

Opportunities to access relevant skills training