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Organisation : Aunties and Uncles Queensland

Location : Australia

Time required : 6-8 hours a month

Duration of project : ongoing

Sector : Children, Community Support Services, Families

Posted on : 8 Jun, 2018

About the Role

Aunties and Uncles Queensland is an early intervention and prevention program helping vulnerable and socially isolated children aged 1-11 years, within the greater Brisbane and Gold Coast areas.
The Aunties and Uncles program delivers practical support to referred families by linking children with a volunteer aunt and/or uncle, who fulfils the role of a positive mentor in the child’s life through the provision of a stable, nurturing and caring relationship over a minimum of 12 months.

Responsibilities of the Company Secretary
-Manage board processes – prepare board agendas and minutes, and collate and distribute board reports a week prior to each meeting.
-Ensure board meetings are properly called and held.
-Ensure records of meetings are kept in compliance with the organisation’s constitution.
-Understand and ensure the organisation complies with its statutory obligations, ensuring requirements of ACNC and other regulators are met
-Prepare the agenda in advance of each Board meeting.
-Organise meeting papers for distribution before the meeting.

Meetings and time commitment:
-The board of directors meets on the second Monday of every month at 6.30 pm at the organisation’s premises at Fernberg Road, Paddington.
-Sub-Committees of the board meet an average of once per month and board members may be required to participate actively and attend the majority of sub-committee meetings.
-Board members are asked to attend special events or workshops, as they are determined, and likely to be on around 6 – 8 occasions each year.

Expectations of our Board members
-Be willing to exemplify values which are consistent with the Aunties and Uncles (Queensland) values of Dependability, Respect, Professionalism and Compassion.
-Attend and participate in meetings on a regular basis, and special events as able.
-Participate on a committee of the board, and serve on ad-hoc committees as necessary.
-Be alert to community concerns that can be addressed by Aunties and Uncles (Queensland) mission, objectives, and programs.
-Help communicate and promote Aunties and Uncles (Queensland) to the community.
-Become familiar with Aunties and Uncles (Queensland) finances and resource needs.
-Understand the operating model, policies and procedures of the organisation.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Aunties and Uncles Queensland
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Robert Gray

Phone : 0733678002

Email :

Please quote in application: Company Secretary via Pro Bono Australia.


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