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Fishcare Victoria President

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Organisation : Fishcare Victoria

Location : Victoria

Time required : 2 years - Ongoing

Duration of project : This is an executive Role - 2 years preferred

Sector : Conservation & Environment

Posted on : 16 Nov, 2017

About the Role

Fishcare Victoria’s goal is to provide educational services to the broader community that
foster responsible and sustainable fishing practices and promote participation in recreational fishing.

It is a volunteer based not-for-profit organisation that delivers community education services to schools, community groups, disability sector, attends family fishing events and supports other environmental organisations’ projects. Fishcare works with the Victoria Fisheries Authority (VFA), reports to this agency and currently applies for grants through the Recreational Fishing Licence (RFL) trust. Federal Government funding (Natural Heritage Trust) has supported the program in the past.

Fishcare has been operation in Victoria since 1995 when it was established as a pilot
program in East Gippsland by the then Department of Natural Resources and Environment. Since then it has grown and now operates in five regions mostly along the Victorian coast in the south west (Warrnambool), Central Highlands (Ballarat), Melbourne, Mornington- Western Port and East Gippsland. Fishcare Victoria was incorporated in 2010 to provide governance support to the regional groups. It has Deductible Gift Recipient status and is a registered Environmental Organisation.

Position Location – Victoria Wide

Skills and Qualities
• The ability to communicate, listen and seek input from others
• Feel comfortable delegating
• Strong group dynamic skills
• Able to lead the board in handling complex issues
• Understanding of non-profit governance practices and requirements
• Well-developed strategic planning skills
• Community leadership

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Fishcare Victoria
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Sarah Van Stokrom - State Coordinator

Phone : 0437672242

Email : svanstokrom@fishcare.org.au

Please quote in application: Fishcare Victoria President via Pro Bono Australia.


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