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Organisation : Macarthur Family & Youth Services

Location : Sydney (Campbelltown)

Work type : Casual/Vacation

Profession : Board & Committee Members, Community Services, Management

Sector : Community Support Services, Families

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Macarthur Family & Youth Services

 

Mission/Purpose: Macarthur Family & Youth Services is a not for profit organisation. We work with, and empower families with children and young people to build and sustain safe and healthy environments and support their personal, social and educational development so that they can achieve their full potential in society.

 

Service Delivery: Macarthur Family and Youth Services provides early intervention, intensive family preservation and financial/gambling counselling services to the community. Macarthur Family and Youth Services delivers programs targeting vulnerable children, youth and families.

About the role

 

An opportunity has arisen for a new Board Member to join our experienced and dedicated Board with a particular focus on candidates with sector experience.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Read and respond to monthly reports and documentation.
  • Participate in bi-monthly board meetings and other board related events.
  • Work with the Board to ensure compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Formulating the strategic plan in conjunction with the Director 
  • Ensuring the integrity of internal control, risk management and management information systems 
  • Putting in place a suite of policies and procedures. The Board is responsible for approving governance policies. The Director is responsible for approving all other operational policies. 
  • Ensuring MFYS’s financial viability, solvency and sustainability 
  • Ensuring stakeholders receive regular reports, including financial reports 
  • Acting as an advocate for MFYS whenever and wherever necessary. 

 

Requirements:

 

  • Understanding of budgets and understanding financial reports.
  • Leadership and management experience.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A commitment to the organisation’s missions and values.
  • Some experience in a not for profit management would be well regarded.

 

How to apply

Additional Attachment : Expression of interest for Board.docx

Interested candidates should email their resume and address the following questions:

 

  1. What do you think are characteristics of a good Board?
  2. Please explain your understanding of governance compared to operational management?
  3. Board members bring experience, wisdom and strategic thinking. Can you tell us about yours?
  4. What motivates you to volunteer as a Board member of Macarthur Family and Youth Services ?

Please send your application to Director Veck Apostolovski at veck.a@mfys.org.au

If you have any questions please call Veck on 0438004497.  

 

Applications close:

Monday, 12 February 2024.

#PBA3

Please quote in application: Voluntary Board Member via Pro Bono Australia.


Profession: #Board_and_Committee_Members, #Community_Services, #Management
Sector: #Community_Support_Services, #Families
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