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Board Treasurer – Fair Agenda

Organisation : Fair Agenda

Location : Australia

Time required : 10 hours a month

Duration of project : 2 years

Skill Area : Board & Committee Members, Finance & Accounting

Sector : Community Engagement, Women

Posted on : 14 Jan, 2020

About the role

At Fair Agenda we believe that a better future is possible, and that the actions we each take can help shape it. We know that when a community comes together to stand up on issues they believe in, they can drive powerful change.
We know that in order to achieve a fair and equal future for women is to change the structures and systems that hold women back – and we’re campaigning to do exactly that.

Our small but mighty staff team supports a community of more than 37,000 Australians who collectively take action to influence decision-makers in politics, business and our communities to change the policies that change women’s lives.

Our Board of Directors supports the team and community to affect that change – contributing expertise in strategy, governance, management and finances – to enable the Fair Agenda community to do our work.

Are you committed to creating a fair and equal future for all women? Do you have experience managing or providing oversight on organisational finances? Understand the importance of good organisational strategy and governance in enabling social change? Willing to help fundraise for an emerging campaigning community? Then apply now to join the Fair Agenda Board!

Fair Agenda is committed to building a diverse Board team to support our community and staff team. We seek to recruit members who bring unique and complementary strengths to the Board team.

In this recruitment round we are searching for a Board member who has:

• A passion for tackling structural gender inequality, and campaigning for a fair and equal future for women,
• An accounting qualification (such as CPA or CA),
• Experience managing and/or providing oversight on organisational finances – including financial forecasting and risk management,
• An ability to provide oversight on financial governance and regulation compliance matters relevant to a not-for-profit,
• An ability to provide input and feedback on organisational strategy.

The below are additional skills and experiences that would also be considered valuable in applicants (but not required):
• Previous governance or board experience,
• Experience with community campaigning,
• Experience working with an organisation in start-up phase,
• Fundraising experience or relationships,
• An understanding of and/or training in anti-oppression,
• An understanding of how to influence political and/or business decision-makers,
• Familiarity with areas of social policy affecting women.

We particularly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, as well as people of diverse gender, race, sexuality, religious and political beliefs to consider applying for this role.

Please note that this role is not restricted to a particular physical location. We also encourage people based outside of metropolitan areas to apply.

Full details in the attached position description. Expressions of interest can be made to info@fairagenda.org

About the organisation

Organisation name : Fair Agenda
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply for this role

Position Description : FA Board Treasurer PD_Jan20

For details concerning this role , please contact

Renee Carr

Phone : 0435597976

Email : info@fairagenda.org


Please quote in application: Board Treasurer – Fair Agenda via Pro Bono Australia.


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