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Current voluntary governance positions
Edmund Rice Education Australia (‘EREA’) Flexible Schools Ltd is seeking two (2) highly motivated, experienced and visionary people to join our Board as national Non-Executive Directors.  Expressions of interest are sought from people aligned with our Purpose, Vision and Values, and with our Edmund Rice educational tradition.  Applicants with the following skill sets would be highly regarded: legal; auditing, accounting and finance; educational strategic leadership and system improvement; and human resource management.  Meetings are held monthly (second Monday of each month).  Applicants from across Australia are encouraged to express interest For further information, contact: cosecretary@ereafsn.edu.auApplications close 31 July 2024. 
Stella Maris College is a girls’ college founded by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan in 1931. he College is seeking people who wish to contribute to the ongoing development of Catholic education in the Benedictine tradition through the position of Board Committee Member. To obtain a copy of the relevant Board Committee’s Terms of Reference and for an Expression of Interest Form, please email: company_secretary@stellamaris.nsw.edu.au. For further information, visit hereApplications close 16 July 2024.
Yallambee Traralgon Village for the Aged Inc. is looking for community minded people to join its Board of Directors. This is a voluntary role. Yallambee is a not-for-profit community owned organisation, providing services that accommodate and support aged members of the Gippsland community. We encourage Gippsland residents from diverse backgrounds to apply for this rewarding role and willingness to attend onsite board and committee meetings bi-monthly. The Yallambee Board Director PD is available here. Expressions of Interest should be emailed to pa@yallambee.com.au addressed to the Chair of the Nominations Committee. Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia. Applications close 18 July 2024.
RSPCA Australia is seeking an Independent Committee Member with qualifications and experience of corporate governance principles and practice to sit on our Governance & Nominations Committee. The commitment will include approx. 4 board meetings and 5-6 Committee meetings per year (committee meetings are 2 hours via zoom). For an information pack, please contact Jenny Hodges, director@rspca.org.auApplications close 22 July 2024.
Girl Guides Queensland (GGQ) continues its mission in helping girls and young women to be empowered in our world. As such, the GGQ Board is seeking three experienced Board Directors with board and governance experience in the not-for-profit sector to join and support the journey. Position descriptions for Board Chair, Chair of Finance, Risk, and Audit (FAR), and Co-opted Director can be found here. Commitment includes attending at least four board meetings per annum, with additional discussions approximately four times per annum, mostly online, but at least two in-person meetings per year in Brisbane. Extra time may be required for committee or project involvement. For further information or to apply, please contact Ms. June Lee at companysecretary@guidesqld.org. Applications close on August 4, 2024.
Kooralbyn International School, based in Kooralbyn, Queensland is seeking a volunteer Member to join its Management Committee and help the organisation meet its strategic objectives. We are seeking applications from experienced professionals with a background in teaching.  Your commitment will include attending 6 meetings held by Teams in the evening.  Please tell us why you would like to join us and a detailed resume. Contact Michael.Thomason@rightsource.com.auApplications close Tuesday, 7 August 2024.

Governance Institute is pleased to offer a complimentary web listing service for not-for-profit organisations requiring assistance in their governance practices. Many NFP organisations would benefit from help from qualified Governance Institute members and we encourage members to offer their support. NFP organisations requiring support and wishing to add a listing to this service should contact us at careerpost@governanceinstitute.com.au. You do not need to be a Governance Institute member to list a voluntary role. View suggested template. For guidelines and more information, see our FAQs.

Disclaimer: In listing any NFP organisation on this site, Governance Institute does not assess or endorse its purpose or mission. Provided the organisation is constituted legally and its activities are undertaken legally, Governance Institute is of the view that facilitating improvement of their governance practices is in the best interest of the organisation and the general community. Governance Institute does not participate in due diligence of these volunteer opportunities, apart from confirming their NFP status. Any arrangements made between the Governance Institute member and the NFP organisation are entirely at the risk of the individual and the NFP organisation and Governance Institute accepts no liability. We recommend members assure themselves of the suitability of any volunteer roles in the same way they would for a paid position.