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Volunteer Board Position with Communify Queensland

Organisation : Communify Queensland Ltd

Location : Brisbane (BARDON)

Time required : monthly meetings

Duration of project : ongoing

Skill area : Community Services

Sector : Community Support Services

Application closing date : 30 Aug, 2022

About the role

Our Board comprises up to eight (8) independent Non-Executive Directors.

We are seeking a new director to fill a vacancy on our Board.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Participate actively in governance processes, ensuring focus on Communify’s vision and mission and be committed to the values and culture of Communify.
  • Have a strategic focus and be able to look beyond the current environment to identify new approaches to deliver value in the future.
  • Meet a high standard of ethical conduct.
  • Have a good working knowledge of corporate governance and/or risk management principles and practice, the Corporations Act 2001 and the obligations to the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.
  • Be an experienced collaborator and skilled at building connections to harness the collective strengths and resources of Communify and the Board.
  • Participate in Board and Director evaluations and in at least one Board Committee (and have the skills and interest to potentially lead a Board Committee or Board projects).
  • Be willing to commit time to prepare and actively participate in Board and Committee meetings and activities.

Knowledge of the community services, health or related services sectors is highly desirable.

While not mandatory, completion of relevant Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) courses and/or active membership to the AICD and compliance with associated Professional Development requirements would be considered favourably.

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a Brisbane based organisation that is committed to providing innovative, high quality, client driven services and programs to vulnerable people within our local community.

About the organisation

Organisation name : Communify Queensland Ltd

Communify Queensland is committed to supporting people across all life stages and experiences to lead active, healthy and socially connected lives. Communify’s programs empower people to maintain their independence, connect with their community, build their capacity to manage their health and lifestyle and address the challenges that life can present.

We provide programs and services in areas of aged care, children, family and individual support, mental health, disability, housing and homelessness, drug and alcohol recovery and NDIS.

Through our Neighbourhood Centres and Community Development programs, we also offer emergency relief, social inclusion activities, food security, multicultural support, community gardens and local venue hire.

How to apply

To apply, please click on the apply now link and send your resume and brief covering letter responding to the above.

For further information contact the chairperson, Zea Johnston on 0419725852.

Please quote in application: Volunteer Board Position with Communify Queensland via Pro Bono Australia.


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