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Organisation : Open House Christian Involvement Centres

Location : Melbourne (Macleod)

Work type : Casual/Vacation

Sector : Community Engagement

Salary type : Volunteer

Application closing date : 31 Jan, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Open House Christian Involvement Centres

Open House CIC has been providing positive and creative activities for young people and adults in the northeast suburbs of Melbourne since 1971. Our provision of a ‘Place to Belong’ is an expression of God’s love in a world where many feel lonely, unloved and unworthy. Our vision is to tackle social isolation head-on through creative programs and activities for all ages, giving people a place to belong and offering unconditional friendship. 


About the role

Our Board members are deeply connected to the organisations purpose.

As a Board Member on the Open House board, you will contribute to our team by:

  • Guiding our strategic direction
  • Providing governance and general oversight of the organisation
  • Ensuring the organisation remains robust and fit to meet its purpose
  • Attend and actively participate in our monthly Board meetings and the AGM’s and any other special meetings


  • A genuine interest in supporting isolated or disadvantaged people
  • Deep experience in Fundraising (and Marketing); ability to input into fundraising strategy and plans
  • Chair or become a member of the Fundraising Committee
  • Support the organisation of fundraising events and networking opportunities
  • A combination of: NFP Board experience, or experience in strategy, governance, quality and risk management, financial management and organisational oversight gained through senior management roles
  • Ideally, experience working in or with the community / social services sector
  • Ability to listen, analyse and work well with people
  • Preparedness to actively engage in all board activities

Please note that this is a voluntary position.


How to apply

Position Description : Open House CIC Board Role Advert 22

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Board Director via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Board_and_Committee_Members
Sector: #Community_Engagement


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