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Board Member – Management Committee (Voluntary)

Organisation : Federation of Community Legal Centres

Location : Victoria

Time required : 4 - 6 hours per month

Duration of project : 2 year term

Skill area : Board & Committee Members, Finance & Accounting

Sector : Law, Justice & Human Rights

Posted on : 25 Jun, 2020

About the role

  • Opportunity to join peak body at the forefront of advancing social justice
  • Broad financial focus – providing support, advice and guidance
  • Contribute to organisational governance and compliance



The Federation is the peak body for Victoria’s Community Legal Centres (CLCs). Our members are at the forefront of helping those facing economic, cultural or social disadvantage and whose life circumstances are severely affected by their legal problem.

For over 40 years CLCs have been the heart of a powerful movement for social change, reshaping how people access justice, creating stronger more equitable laws, and more accountable government and democracy.

As their peak body, we work with and support CLCs to fight for a fairer, more just community.


The Management Committee Member is a voluntary Board position that has a broad focus on supporting and advising on the financial governance of the Federation, optimising its performance, and ensuring compliance with financial requirements.

We are seeking a capable and values-driven individual with relevant qualifications and experience in financial management and reporting, excellent communication skills and a sound understanding of not for profit governance. With a strong commitment to the work of the Federation and contributing to its mission and strategic direction, the Management Committee Member plays an important role in ensuring the Federation continues to drive access to justice for all Victorians.

The Federation is committed to building a diverse workforce and Management Committee. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people of all ages and LGBTIQ people.

Any queries about this position may be directed to Tanya Sawtell (HR Adviser) at in the first instance, using the subject line: Board Member – Management Committee (Voluntary) 

To express interest in this position, please email your resume and expression of interest addressing the skills, experience and commitments in the position description to

Applications close 13 July 2020.

About the organisation

Organisation name : Federation of Community Legal Centres
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply

For details concerning this role , please contact

Tanya Sawtell

Email :

Please quote in application: Board Member – Management Committee (Voluntary) via Pro Bono Australia.


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