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Board of Directors – volunteer

Organisation : Span Community House Inc

Location : Melbourne (Thornbury)

Time required : 4 hours per month

Duration of project : Ongoing

Skill area : Board & Committee Members

Sector : Community Development

Application closing date : 30 Jun, 2022

About the role

Span Community House is currently seeking expressions of interest from those who wish to give back to the community by actively assisting a not-for-profit neighbourhood house as a general board member. Board positions are voluntary positions.

Span are particularly interested in skills in: marketing and promotion, business and corporate partnerships, policy development, legal, strategic planning, disability sector, community development or with strong community networks.

The Board of Directors are responsible for the governance of Span, ensuring that our organisation meets all legal requirements and remains accountable to its donors, funders, stakeholders and the community. Board members are asked to volunteer for approximately four hours per month. Tasks include reading monthly reports, attending and contributing to monthly board meetings (held after hours), assisting on a subcommittee or in another area depending on your area of expertise.

About the organisation

Organisation name : Span Community House Inc

Span Community House is a dynamic hub of community, learning, assistance, support and sustainability, in the heart of Thornbury, providing community development opportunities.

We offer a diverse range of programs covering areas from digital literacy to art, health and wellbeing to gardening. We offer skill development, pathways to further study or employment, information sharing, support and assistance service, and activities for fun.

How to apply

To be considered for a Board role you must complete a Volunteer Application Form and Board Nomination Form in the first instance. If you are a good fit you will be interviewed by a member / s of the current Board.

If you progress to the next stage you will need to become a Member of Span, undertake a police check and provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19. A Working with Children’s Check is not usually required for Board roles, but you can provide this if you have a current one.

Board Nomination Forms

Please quote in application: Board of Directors - volunteer via Pro Bono Australia.


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