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Canberra Rape Crisis Centre – Board Treasurer and others

Organisation : Canberra Rape Crisis Centre

Location : Australian Capital Territory

Time required : 2 hours per month meeting time

Duration of project : Ongoing

Skill Area : Board & Committee Members, Finance & Accounting

Sector : Community Support Services

Posted on : 24 Oct, 2018

About the Role

About the Organisation

The Canberra Rape Crisis Centre (CRCC) is a non-government, not for profit, feminist organisation working to eliminate sexual violence against women, young people, children, families and men.

About the role

Combine your strong connection with your local community with the opportunity to make a positive difference through voluntary Board membership.

The Board member will work with the Chair, other Board members and management to ensure that CRCC conducts its operations in a manner that is in accordance with the mission and values of CRCC and conforms with relevant laws and is consistent with the CRCC constitution.

Key Responsibilities

  • Governance and oversight of the CRCC’s budget and finances, and audit reports
  • Deliver trusted advice, within the applicant specific field of expertise, to the Chair, the board and the CEO to implement the CRCC’s strategic plan
  • Provide strategic oversight of organisational governance and risk management
  • Clearly understand the Board’s responsibilities and fiduciary duties
  • Contribute to the board’s organisational performance and strategy development
  • Partner with the Chair, the CEO, and other Board Members to ensure that Board resolutions are implemented

Skills and Experience

We are looking for people who have some of the following skills or experience:

  • Accounting and/or Finance
  • Previous governance or senior management experience
  • A working knowledge and understanding of the work of the community services sector
  • Sound conflict resolution and mediation skills
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: Government or Corporate Relations, Community Services/Social Services, Grants management, Legal Sector, Human Resources, Stakeholder Management.

The Person

Successful applicants will be active community members with the ability to provide leadership and strategic vision to the CRCC. They will build strong stakeholder relationships, have sound working knowledge of governance systems and frameworks and bring relevant experience to the role. We are looking for enthusiastic, experienced professionals to join our Board. We are particularly looking for Board members with Finance or Accounting backgrounds, and people with relevant experience and abilities to take on the role of Board Treasurer or Secretary.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Canberra Rape Crisis Centre
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Donna Macpherson

Phone : 0419299290

Email : donnamacpherson@grapevine.com.au


Please quote in application: Canberra Rape Crisis Centre – Board Treasurer and others via Pro Bono Australia.


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