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:​

Cystic Fibrosis Community Care Ltd, based in Melbourne with subsidiary in New South Wales is seeking a Certified Public Accountant or Chartered Accountant for a board position. Holding the role of Treasurer you will work with our finance team and assist with month end financial reporting, cashflow preparation, and general governance duties. Your commitment will include attending seven board meetings a year, held in Melbourne. Meetings start at 6:30pm and generally last two hours. Our Sydney board members teleconference in. For further information please contact Karin Knoester, Chief Executive - ceo@cfcc.org.au or (03) 9686 1811. Applications close 30 November 2018.

Activ Foundation Incorporated, a leading disability services organisation in WA, is seeking experienced volunteer Directors wishing to join its board and sub committee(s). Specific commercial skills sought include experience in business integration, mergers & acquisitions, capital/asset management and/or corporate financing integrating opportunities, and navigation of business risk. Specific marketing experience includes success in leveraging & developing strategic marketing, brand management plans and campaigns and commercial business partnerships. The time commitment involved includes preparation & attendance for monthly board meetings. For further information or to apply please contact recruitment@activ.asn.auApplications close 30 November 2018. 

New Haven Farm, based in Hawkesbury, NSW, is seeking a volunteer Board Director to assist with bringing an enthusiastic, innovative and proactive approach to their organisation, helping them to grow and develop as leaders in the disability sector. It is desirable the appointee has experience in the public sector or not-for-profit/charity sector at management level with proficient leadership skills, stewardship and knowledge of the legal framework in which a not-for-profit/charity operates. Your commitment will include attendance at monthly board meetings in the Hawkesbury area. For further information or to apply please contact Belinda Isaacs - secretariat@newhavenfarm.org.au, (02) 4579 6131. Applications close 30 November 2018.

Further information

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

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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