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Volunteer Board of Management Member

Posted : Friday, 8th December 2017 - 12:11 pm

Organisation : Moonee Valley Legal Service Inc. (VIC)

Location : Australia

Time required : Board meetings are held approximately every 6 weeks, on Monday evenings between 6.00 – 8.00pm. The Board may make alternative arrangements for meetings by agreement. Board members should expect to contribute a minimum of 3 hours per month to the Service.

Duration of project : Terms of office are determined according to the MVLS Constitution

Contact Name : Jacki Holland

Contact Phone : 0393767929

Contact Email : manager@mvls.org.au

About the Role

Moonee Valley Legal Service (MVLS) is currently seeking volunteer Board members to fill two general vacancies on our Board of Management.

MVLS is a not-for-profit Community Legal Centre, overseen by a volunteer Board of Management, which commenced operation in 1985. MVLS provides free legal advice, assistance and referrals to people who live, work or study within the City of Moonee Valley catchment, as well as free community legal education to organisations, services and the wider community.

Our Vision

Social justice and equality for all.

Our Mission

To work with our diverse community to provide high quality, culturally appropriate legal services, community legal education and advocacy.

Commitment Required

The MVLS Board of Management consists of 7 to 9 members who operate as individuals to oversee the strategic direction of the service.

Board meetings are held approximately every 6 weeks, on Monday evenings between 6.00 – 8.00pm. The Board may make alternative arrangements for meetings by agreement.

Board members should expect to contribute a minimum of 3 hours per month to the Service. More time may be required when complex issues arise or specific tasks need to be undertaken. Some email communication may occur in between meetings as issues arise.

What we are looking for

Essential
• A commitment to social justice
• Strong connection to the City of Moonee Valley community (e.g. current or past resident, employed within the catchment etc.)
• Must not be listed as a banned or disqualified person on the ASIC register

Highly desirable
• Prior Board or Committee of Management experience in a not-for-profit setting
• Governance and risk management skills
• Local knowledge, connection to community and familiarity or engagement with local issues
• Expertise in one or more of the specialist areas of: marketing, funding and fundraising, community liaison.

To Apply
Please send a resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and how you hope to contribute to Moonee Valley Legal Service through membership of the Board, to manager@mvls.org.au.
For further information please contact Jacki Holland, Manager, at manager@mvls.org.au or on 9376 7929.

Applications close 23 January 2018.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Moonee Valley Legal Service Inc. (VIC)
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Jacki Holland

Phone : 0393767929

Email : manager@mvls.org.au


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


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