Volunteer governance opportunities

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 currently requiring assistance:

Non-Executive Director & Company Secretary — Future Foundations (Melbourne—VIC), is a charity based in Melbourne VIC and is seeking a volunteer non-executive director and company secretary who has a commercial mind, a governance mindset and strong desire to help make a difference to culturally and linguistically young people in Victoria. We are looking for a candidate who has a high level of integrity, has good governance knowledge and the ability to create processes to ensure compliance; available to attend up to 12 board meetings a year by phone or virtual hang out space; has commercial acumen and is a clear communicator. Please provide your resume to our Chair Angela Perry at angela.perry@futurefoundations.org and briefly explain why you would like to join our Board and how your skills, experience and attributes are relevant. Applications close 1 May 2020.

Director — Monkami (Melbourne—VIC) is a values driven, not for profit, NDIS registered, disability service provider located in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne. We are now seeking to appoint two new directors.  In particular, one with financial management/accounting qualifications and experience to contribute to the board as treasurer; another with a with a strong governance and risk background to chair the board’s governance and risk committee. If you would like further details or information about the role, please contact our chairperson, Mr Frank Dixon on 0400 054 688.  To apply for this position, please email your resume with covering letter setting out your relevant skills and qualifications, board and other relevant employment experience to the Board Secretary at boardsecretary@monkami.org. Applications close 9 April 2020. 

Company Secretary — Basketball (NSW) (Homebush—NSW) Seeking a volunteer company secretary to assist with the smooth functioning of our statutory responsibilities. Initially, the term will be for a 2-3 year period. Your commitment will include 5-6 Board Meetings per year. Meetings are held on a Wednesday evening from 6pm to 9pm at our State office in Homebush. For further information or to apply please contact Gina McClement, ginamcclement@gmail.com, 0404165210. Applications close 3 April 2020. 

Further information

NFP organisations requiring support and wishing to add a listing to this service should contact us at careerpost@governanceinstitute.com.auYou do not need to be a Governance Institute member to list a voluntary role. For more information, see our FAQ's. 

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.

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