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Board vacancies for not for profit organisation

Location : Canberra (Canberra)

Organisation : Northside Community Services

Work Type : Part-time

Salary Type : Volunteer

Application Closing Date : 16-10-2017

About the Role

Northside has vacancies on its Board and is seeking new Directors to complement the skills and experience of current Directors. Interested applicants with a sound understanding of governance would be encouraged to apply, but skills in the following industry areas are also being sought:
• aged care and in-home services
• early childhood education
• community and social housing
• community and stakeholder engagement
Applicants with the following core skills will also be favoured:
• corporate governance qualifications
• leadership and strategic thinking
• risk management
• experience in the not-for-profit sector
Northside is a company limited by guarantee, and Directors will be required to nominate as members.
The Board has two Committees being the Finance and Audit Committee and Governance Committee. The Board works closely with the CEO and Executive to provide guidance and direction in achieving Northside’s objectives. There are generally 10 Board meetings per year.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Northside Community Services
Northside Community Services (Northside) is a community-based, not for profit organisation established in 1976 to provide and develop support and services for residents of the North Canberra region. Northside employs over 160 staff, along with an active volunteer program and operates an annual budget of around $10million. In responding to the needs of the community, Northside currently delivers a diverse range of services, including:
• children’s services
• early childhood education
• home support, transport and social programs for seniors
• support programs for young people and families
• women’s housing and emergency relief
• social groups
• venue hire for community activities

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Bruce Papps

Phone : 0262572255

Email : bruce.papps@northside.asn.au

To enquire about the role, or to send an expression of interest and CV, please contact the CEO, Bruce Papps at bruce.papps@northside.asn.au or on (02) 6257 2255. Applications are due by 16 October 2017.

Please quote in application: Board vacancies for not for profit organisation via Pro Bono Australia.


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