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Board Company Secretary

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Organisation : batyr

Location : Sydney

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Mental Health

Salary type : Volunteer

Salary : n/a

Application closing date : 1 Apr, 2019

About the role

about us

batyr is a ‘for purpose’ preventative mental health organisation, created and driven by young people, for young people. We run programs that help smash the stigma surrounding mental health and empower young people to reach out for support. We help create supportive communities.

We are an energetic, fun and dynamic team who are excited about changing the way we speak about mental health. We are on the hunt to build our team with even more passionate, skilled and driven people to continue to develop our high-performance culture and expand the reach and impact of batyr. If you want a workplace where you can bring all of your full, weird and wonderful self to the office, this is the place.


about the role

The Company Secretary holds primary responsibility for ensuring Board processes and procedures run effectively and efficiently as well as compliance with duties under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), ACNC Regulations 2013 (Cth), and any other relevant legislation. The Company Secretary is accountable to the Board, through the Chair, on all governance matters and reports directly to the Chair as the representative of the Board. All Directors have a right of access to the Company Secretary.

The Board meets every 6-8 weeks, with approximately 4 hours work required in preparation before each meeting. The Company Secretary will need to meet regularly with the Chair and CEO and deal with administrative tasks relating to maintaining regulatory compliance.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : batyr

batyr is a for purpose organisation that aims to engage, educate and empower young people to have positive conversations about mental health.

batyr was launched in 2011, after founder Sebastian Robertson experienced the frustration and isolation of living silently with mental ill health whilst at university. Sebastian recognised that it was time to have open honest conversations about mental health with young people, and founded the organisation, naming it after batyr (‘hero’), The Talking Elephant From Kazakhstan.


How to apply for this role

Position Description : 2019 batyr JD Company Secretary

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Board Company Secretary via Pro Bono Australia.


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