About the role
ABOUT THE BOARD
YFS Ltd is a company limited by guarantee. It has sound governance processes in place. Financial and asset base is $14M. Refer to www.yfs.org.au for YFS’ most recent Impact Report and Financial Report.
The YFS Board of Directors provides governance and strategic leadership to position the organisation for maximum impact. Directors benefit from mentoring and professional development opportunities. Director positions are voluntary; however reasonable travel expenses are reimbursed and membership to the ACID is covered. Directors are appointed for two years with eligibility for re-election.
The current YFS Board is made up of Directors with skills, qualifications and experience in governance, financial, risk management, legal, communications, cultural and not-for-profit experience. Refer to YFS website for an overview of our current Directors.
YFS is seeking a Board Director who will champion YFS’ purpose and strategic direction and YFS’ work in creating sustainable change in the lives of vulnerable people. The Director will demonstrate leadership skills and assure the integrity of the Board’s processes in accordance with the YFS Constitution, governance policies and organisational procedures and systems.
About the organisation
YFS Ltd is a not for profit organisation that backs vulnerable people in Logan and surrounding areas to overcome adversity and to thrive.
Since 1983 we have been building people’s capacity to live independently and participate in our local community through a range of initiatives and services. These include a social enterprise that builds employment prospects; programs that help homeless people get into long-term housing and initiatives to reduce the prevalence of domestic and family violence.
How to apply
Contact YFS CEO, Ms Cath Bartolo at email@example.com if you would like to ask any questions or to request an information pack with key governance documents.
Interested applicants are asked to submit an expression of interest letter together with a CV to the Company Secretary C/- of the YFS CEO, Ms Cath Bartolo (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) by 30th June 2021.
Please quote in application: YFS Ltd Board Director via Pro Bono Australia.