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Executive Committee Member (Ordinary Member or Office Bearer)

Organisation : Australian Association for Environmental Education NSW Chapter

Location : New South Wales

Time required : 3-4 hours per month

Duration of project : 12 months (Nov - Nov)

Skill area : Board & Committee Members, Finance & Accounting, HR & Employment Services

Sector : Conservation & Environment, Education & Training

Posted on : 15 Oct, 2020

About the role

About the role

Since 1976, the Australian Association for Environmental Education NSW Chapter (AAEE NSW) has worked collaboratively with a range of stakeholders to promote education for sustainability in NSW.



  • the NSW professional association representing those with a passion for education for sustainability (EfS), both in paid and voluntary capacities, from all sectors and industries;
  • part of a national organisation that represents environmental and sustainability educators across Australia. Our activities complement and extend what is being done nationally;
  • responsible for providing high quality EfS services to members in New South Wales including our biennial state conference, grant projects, awards, scholarships and the Sustainable Schools NSW program;
  • a not-for-profit, incorporated, member-based, non-government organisation that is guided by our vision, mission, core principles and strategic priorities; and
  • committed to promoting and using Make the Change: A Framework for education and engagement for environmental sustainability 2014- 2021 to help achieve this Strategic Plan.
Further information is available at our website:


Lots of exciting things are coming up in 2021 for AAEE NSW including:

  • growing our network of partners to increase the reach of our projects
  • investing in our team of passionate, experienced educators and Project Coordinators
  • developing our new strategic plan
  • continuing to grow Sustainable Schools NSW, and more
Executive Committee meetings are web-based (using Zoom web conferencing) and regionally-based nominees are encouraged to apply. Currently, Executive Committee meetings occur every 8 weeks and are 2 hours in duration, with some expectation of engagement with online communications in between meetings.

We’re seeking  individuals who share our vision, values and with any of the following professional experiences to join our Executive Committee:

  • Treasurer (finance background)
  • Legal and Governance
  • Organisational structure/growth
  • HR and employment

About the Executive Committee

The Executive Committee works closely with the Executive Officer (EO) and plays a key role in the governance of the organisation.

As an Executive Committee member you will be responsible for:

  • Organisational adherence to the AAEE NSW constitution
  • Oversight of delivery of our Strategic Plan 2018-2021
  • Maintaining compliance with relevant statutory laws and regulations
  • Ensuring strong financial management of the organisation
  • Providing the EO and broader team with support, guidance and feedback
  • Consistent attendance and active engagement at Executive Committee meetings
  • Timely engagement with online communications

Executive Committee members are required to be financial members of the AAEE national body. Individual membership is $105 per year at


How to Apply

To express your interest in joining the Executive Committee, please complete the following application form by 11:59pm on 5 November 2020:

Applications from across NSW will be considered.

Before nominating for a position on the AAEE NSW Executive Committee, please read our Guidelines on the Responsibilities Executive Members of AAEE NSW.
Submissions must be received by Thursday 5 November 2020

If your nomination is supported by two association members, your nomination will be put forward at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday 11 November 2020

About the organisation

Organisation name : Australian Association for Environmental Education NSW Chapter
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply

Position Description : Executive Committee Guidelines 2020

For details concerning this role , please contact

Sue Martin

Phone : 0432716577

Email :

Please quote in application: Executive Committee Member (Ordinary Member or Office Bearer) via Pro Bono Australia.



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