Expressions of Interest Community House – Advisory Group

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Organisation : Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand

Location : Melbourne

Time required : Committee Meetings held 4 times per year.

Duration of project : 4 years

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Community Support Services, Families, Women, Youth & Young People

Posted on : 20 Sep, 2017

About the Role

Around the world the Good Shepherd network is working to create just and equal communities where women and girls can live full, safe lives. We have been committed to our mission for nearly 200 years, working strongly for social change. Wherever we are, we strive to team up with people who share our mission, vision and passion for social justice because the need is still great.
Good Shepherd’s areas of expertise are safety and resilience, educational pathways and financial security.

Good Shepherd is currently calling for volunteers from the Brimbank Community to join the Good Shepherd Community House – St Albans Advisory Group.

The Advisory Group is made up of volunteers from the local community who have an interest in ensuring that the St Albans Community House is represented by the community and offers programs for the community.

The Good Shepherd Community House – St Albans, is managed by Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand. The Community House programs are funded through the State Government’s Neighbourhood House Coordination Program, support from Brimbank Council, Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand and other philanthropic organisations. The Good Shepherd Community House was established to offer opportunities for community members to connect, acquire new skills, build confidence and capability, and build a sound knowledge of local services.

Role of Members:
– Management representatives from Good Shepherd will be responsible for informing GSCHAG members on the broader strategic and operational directions of Good Shepherd with particular reference to how these strategic and operational directions impact and shape service delivery of the Community House.
– To contribute ideas and suggestions to Advisory Group meetings which enhance the value of the Community House for all Brimbank residents.
– To assist with the planning and operational direction of programs (it should be noted that the strength of the Community House has been its strength based, community development and community networking approach which has enabled it to survive and thrive.
– To ensure that where possible, the Community House encourages the involvement of service users, and enhances the self-esteem and capacity of all Community House attendees.
– To promote the Community House in the wider community, and encourage involvement and support from community organisations, other relevant agencies, and individuals.
– To seek funding and resourcing opportunities for the Community House
– Reference Group members may be asked to provide input to staff position descriptions, and to help in the selection of new staff by being part of the interview process.
– To carry out activities in a professional and responsible manner in accordance with the Good Shepherd Volunteer Policy.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity please review the attached document containing Terms of Reference and EOI to be completed.

Applications close at 5pm Wednesday 4 October and should be addressed to Mohammed Isah, Manager Community Education Programs and emailed to recruitment@goodshep.org.au.

Good Shepherd is a Child Safe environment. Volunteering is subject to satisfactory referee checks, a current working with Children Check, and National Criminal History check. GSANZ is an equal opportunity employer, people who identify as Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander or other diverse backgrounds with the necessary skills are encouraged to apply.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Mohammed Isah

Phone : 0383128809

Email : mohammed.isah@goodshep.org.au

Please quote in application: Expressions of Interest Community House – Advisory Group via Pro Bono Australia.


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