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Organisation : Inner West Neighbour Aid

Location : Sydney

Time required : The board governs and actively contributes to the overall strategic direction, legal, contractual and compliance decisions facing the organisation. The board meets up to 10 times per year. Meetings are held either by teleconference (phone/video) or in person at our Croydon Park office, on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, generally 2 hours in duration.

Duration of project : Ongoing

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors

Posted on : 23 Jul, 2020

About the role

Do you want to make a difference and give back to the community?
Are you passionate about seniors living safely and independently at home and in their community? This role joins those dots.

Inner West Neighbour Aid is an incorporated not for profit organisation that provides social support and home maintenance services to older people and people with disability living in the inner west. We are primarily funded under the Commonwealth Home Support Programme which provides entry-level home support for older people who need assistance to keep living independently at home and in their community.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with sensitivity to join our professional and skilled volunteer board. We are currently seeking board members who could effectively contribute to the ongoing development and sustainability of Neighbour Aid, with experience in at least one of the following areas:
Aged and Community Care
Governance and Law
Fundraising and Sponsorship
Sales and Marketing

If you feel you have a potential role to play, please contact us.

The board governs and actively contributes to the overall strategic direction, legal, contractual and compliance decisions facing the organisation. The board meets up to 10 times per year. Meetings are held either by teleconference (phone/video) or in person at our Croydon Park office, on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, generally 2 hours in duration.

This position offers:
A valued connection with a solid and reputable local community organisation
The chance to give back to your community using your professional skills and initiative
Opportunities for relevant training and development in the not for profit sector
Ideally applicants will have:
Work experience or qualifications relevant to the needs of the organisation and Neighbour Aid Board

Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong time management and problem solving skills
An understanding of the aged and community care sector
Experience and sensitivity in handling personal and confidential information
Sensitivity to culturally diverse communities and related issues
Moderate computer skills

All volunteers are subject to a Police Check. To find out more about Inner West Neighbour Aid go to . For more information on becoming a Board Member call Allison Yee-Brogan, General Manager on 0416 455 584.

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN UNTIL OCTOBER 2020 UNLESS POSITIONS ARE FILLED PRIOR

About the organisation

Organisation name : Inner West Neighbour Aid
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this volunteering opportunity.


Please quote in application: Volunteer Board Member via Pro Bono Australia.


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