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. Please note that these organisations are generally seeking volunteers; however, independent consultants or governance advisers may wish to discuss opportunities with the organisation to quote for the work required.


NFP organisations currently requiring assistance:

VIC

Moreland Energy Foundation based in Brunswick, VIC is a not-for-profit organisation seeking a Company Secretary to meet its corporate governance legal and regulatory obligations. It is a voluntary role working collaboratively alongside the CEO, Chair of the Board and Board Members. You will be responsible for preforming the duties of a Company Secretary as required by the Corporations Act, the Companies Constitution, and any relevant legislation or regulation. To apply please send your application to HR@mefl.com.au. For all enquiries please email Travis Neal, Chairman on 0447 827 886.
Applications close 20 July 2018.

Plenty Valley Montessori School Association, based in Melbourne, Victoria, is seeking a volunteer Non-executive Board Director to assist with overseeing all aspects of the School within its regulatory environment, including its control and accountability systems and for approving the expenditure and capital budgets. Your commitment will include monthly board meetings at the school and preparation between meetings, approximately 5-7 hours per week. For further information or to apply please contact the Chair via email, chair@pvmsa.org.
Applications close 27 July 2018.

Moreland Energy Foundation based in Brunswick, VIC is a not-for-profit organisation seeking an independent Non-Executive Director with strong capability in digital, marketing and customer experience. Your commitment will include approximately eight board meetings (two of which are full days for strategy and planning) and serving on at least one board committee per year. The role may require attendance in monthly conference calls for management/financial reporting and general compliance issues. To apply please send your application to HR@mefl.com.au. For all enquiries please email Travis Neal, Chairman on 0447 827 886.
Applications close 30 July 2018.

QLD

So Brave - Australia's young women's breast cancer charity, based in Brisbane, QLD, is seeking a volunteer Company Secretary to perform the duties and responsibilities of a Company Secretary as required by the Corporations Act, the company's constitution, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission and any other relevant legislation or regulation. Your commitment will include: preparation and compilation of board papers for monthly board meetings - held third Monday evening 6:30pm-8:30pm each month, quarterly strategy/planning days, preparation and communication of minutes, lodgement of annual statements to ACNC and other reporting bodies, organisation of AGM and writing briefing papers. For further information or to apply please contact Rachelle Panitz, Managing Director on 0425377262 or team@sobrave.com.au
Applications close 5pm 23 July 2018.

So Brave - Australia's young women's breast cancer charity, based in Brisbane, QLD is seeking a volunteer Non-executive Director to assist So Brave strategically grow their organisation and perform the duties and responsibilities of a Director as required by the Corporations Act, the company's constitution, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission and any other relevant legislation or regulation. Your commitment will include participation at monthly board meetings - held third Monday evening 6:30pm-8:30pm each month, participation at quarterly strategy/planning days, regular email communication and activity between meetings to progress strategic directions For further information or to apply please contact Rachelle Panitz, Managing Director on 0425377262 or team@sobrave.com.au
Applications close 5pm 23 July 2018.


Further information

NFP organisations requiring support and wishing to add a listing to this service should contact us at careerpost@governanceinstitute.com.au

Governance Institute members

Should you wish to offer your support please contact the NFP organisation using their contact details provided above. 

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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