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Posted : Saturday, 26th May 2018 - 3:16 pm

Organisation : Permanent Care and Adoptive Families

Location : Melbourne

Time required : 4.5 hours for 2 separate meetings across a month, plus approx 2 to 4 hours each month for administration

Duration of project : Long Term

Contact Name : Jennifer Botha, Board of Director

Contact Email : jenni_jl2001@yahoo.com

About the Role

Treasurer Vacancy
Permanent Care and Adoptive Families (PCA Families) delivers peer support, therapeutic programs and advocacy informed by strong lived experience and research. Funded through the Victorian Department of Human Services. The organisation offers a diverse range of services such as;
• Permanent Carer Helpline
• Flexible Funding Program
• Peer Support and Community Capacity Building
• Children and Youth Programs

Our Mission/Vision:
Every child deserves a family that loves and supports them. Trauma, grief, loss and attachment are issues all permanent care and adoptive families face. Our families are committed to helping their children thrive and so are we.

As the ‘go to’ organisation for the community, PCA Families delivers peer support, therapeutic programs and advocacy informed by strong lived experience and research.

Board Treasurer Role
We are seeking an experienced and committed Treasurer with a background working with NFP Boards or Committees. You should have a passion for making a difference for families and children.
It is an exciting time for PCA Families, so we need someone who aligns strongly with our mission and is keen to join the journey.
This is a voluntary, unpaid position.

Meeting Commitments
The Treasurer is required to attend both the monthly Board Meetings as well as Chair the monthly Financial, Risk and Audit Committee (FAR);

Board Meetings are held every fourth Wednesday of each month from 4pm till 6pm
FAR Meetings are held every third Wednesday of each month from 4pm till 5:30pm
Both are held at PCA Families office in Melbourne CBD.

How to apply
Your expression of interest should include a CV listing relevant experience and a one-page cover letter outlining;
• What interests and excites you about PCA Families
• Specific wins and experiences in Treasury positions for other NFPs
• Your knowledge and connections in the sector
• How you see your skills and experience contributing to PCA Families and our mission.

Suitable applicants will be interviewed by a panel of our current PCA Families Board of Directors. Lived experience of foster care/permanent care/kinship care or adoption would be desirable.

Please email your expression of interest to Jennifer Botha, Board of Director at jenni_jl2001@yahoo.com.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Permanent Care and Adoptive Families
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Jennifer Botha, Board of Director

Email : jenni_jl2001@yahoo.com


Please quote in application: Treasurer via Pro Bono Australia.


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