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Executive Officer (Volunteer)

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Organisation : Chalk Circle

Location : Melbourne

Time required : 16 hours/week

Duration of project : Ongoing

Sector : Education & Training, Men, Women, Youth & Young People

Posted on : 9 Nov, 2020

About the role


Position summary:

The Executive Officer is responsible for supporting Chalk Circle’s Board in fulfilling its goals, and managing Chalk Circle’s operations. The Executive Officer will commit to a minimum period of 12 months in the role. The successful applicant will undergo training with the current Executive Officer for a period of four weeks.

How to apply:

Please send a CV and cover letter to by November 21st 2020. In the cover letter, please respond to your ability to fulfil the key selection criteria, as evidenced by experience and personal attributes.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the Board in developing and reviewing strategic outcomes, and to support executive decision-making;

  • Managing a team of 10-15 core volunteers, who report directly to the EO, in order to deliver projects effectively and efficiently;

  • Representing the organisation and building relationships with external stakeholders.

Key selection criteria:

  • An understanding of gender inequalities in Australian society

  • Ability to commit approximately 16 hours per week to Chalk Circle

  • Demonstrated leadership skills

  • Highly organised, self driven with a keen attention to detail

  • Ability to communicate effectively across a range of mediums

  • The successful candidate will need to hold or obtain a Working With Children’s


How we work:

  • Currently our team meets remotely one a week to discuss projects and operations but may move back to face to face when time permits. When face to face meetings are permited, meetings will be held in the CBD

  • Works online through Slack, Zoom and Google Apps to communicate;

  • Are flexible in their contributions to project work.

If you have any questions, please contact to arrange a time to talk with either the current EO or the President of the Board. Find out more about Chalk Circle via our website

We look forward to reading your applications!


CHALKCIRCLE.ORG LEVEL 9, 313 LA TROBE STREET MELBOURNE 3000 Chalk Circle is a trademark of the Penny Drop Project Inc.


About the organisation

Organisation name : Chalk Circle
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this volunteering opportunity.

Please quote in application: Executive Officer (Volunteer) via Pro Bono Australia.


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