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Board Member – Stakeholder Relationships Manager

Organisation : Melbourne Youth Chorale Incorporated

Location : Melbourne

Time required : 4-6 hours per month

Duration of project : 2 years

Skill area : Advocacy, Board & Committee Members, CEO & Senior Management, Client Services, Community Services, Consulting & Strategy, Customer Service, Grants & Philanthropy, Journalism & PR, Management, Marketing, Media & Communications, Volunteer Management

Sector : Arts & Culture, Community Development, Community Engagement, Education & Employment, Youth & Young People

Posted on : 17 Aug, 2020

About the role

Melbourne Youth Chorale’s (MYC) teaching philosophy is based on the teachings of Hungarian music Educator, Zoltan Kodály. He expressed the need to “open the soul to all peoples”, suggesting that, “If we want  to understand other nations, we first must understand ourselves. There is no better means for this than folk music. (Source: The Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia).

Offering weekly rehearsals, and small group music theory classes, free of cost, to young people 6-20 years from diverse backgrounds and abilities, MYC challenges its members to achieve music excellence and has produced some national award-winning musicians.

As a vibrant community hub, MYC works to promote social service amongst our choristers and their families who volunteer to support MYC, with regular performances at civic ceremonies, aged care homes and other community events.

MYC is seeking community-minded board members with an interest in nurturing youth to make a lasting impact in their lives, families and communities. 

In particular we seek:

– a Stakeholder Relationships Manager (general board member), with networking and business development experience, to build and strengthen relationships to support MYC’s growth initiatives.


a Treasurer with solid experience to oversee the strategic financial health of the organisation as we explore exciting new projects to multiply our operations in new locations.


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Melbourne Youth Chorale Incorporated

Melbourne Youth Chorale (MYC) is a community enterprise and is proud of its 34 years of service to young people and the wider community in Melbourne’s outer South East and beyond.  MYC is a community enterprise. Its role is to share the gift of music with young people through choral practice, participation and performance. MYC uses the transformative power of choral education and performance within a supportive community to alter the life experience of each child as they mature into adolescence and positively affect their future.

Melbourne Youth Chorale is an incorporated association (1986), listed on the Register of Cultural Organisations and has DGR-1 and TCC status.  MYC employs part-time teaching and administrative staff and is supported by passionate volunteers.

How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity to join an active and effective Board with a passion for making a difference in the lives of young people and their communities, please email an expression of interest letter to Trudi Paton,  Role description available on asking.


About the organisation

Organisation name : Melbourne Youth Chorale Incorporated
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply

For details concerning this role , please contact

Trudi Paton

Phone : 0419443065

Email :

Please quote in application: Board Member - Stakeholder Relationships Manager via Pro Bono Australia.


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