Volunteer governance opportunities

Governance Institute is pleased to offer a complimentary web listing service for Not-for-Profit organisations requiring assistance in their governance practices. Many NFP organisations would benefit from help from qualified Governance Institute members and we encourage members to offer their support.

NFP organisations currently requiring assistance:

Battle for Australia (NSW) Inc. is seeking a volunteer Company Secretary based in Sydney.The principal aim of the Association is to commemorate and honour the sacrifice and service of members of the Australian armed services and civilians who defended Australia from invasion in 1942. The responsibilities of the Secretary include: Preparation of notices of committee meetings and the annual general meeting, preparation of minutes of meeting and distribution to members, making all arrangements for meetings, lodgement of the Annual Information Statement with the ACNC and other usual secretarial and compliance duties. There are usually four meetings of the committee and an annual general meeting of members each year.  Meetings take place in the Sydney CBD and usually take 2 hours. For more information please contact Geoff Brown on 0418 607 731 or brownfamily@bigpond.com .

Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria, based in Fitzroy North, Victoria, is seeking a volunteer Council (Board) member with clinical/gerontological expertise to assist with guiding and supporting the Council in fulfilling its resident welfare and clinical governance responsibilities. Your commitment will include 6-7 Council meetings per annum & membership of one committee. Meetings are held late Monday afternoons in Fitzroy North. For further information or to apply please contact our CEO Phillip Wohlers, phillipw@ocav.com.au, 0409417353. Applications close 14 February 2020.


Further information

NFP organisations requiring support and wishing to add a listing to this service should contact us at careerpost@governanceinstitute.com.auYou do not need to be a Governance Institute member to list a voluntary role. For more information, see our FAQ's

Disclaimer: In listing any NFP organisation on this site, Governance Institute does not assess or endorse its purpose or mission. Provided the organisation is constituted legally and its activities are undertaken legally, Governance Institute is of the view that facilitating improvement of their governance practices is in the best interest of the organisation and the general community. Governance Institute does not participate in due diligence of these volunteer opportunities, apart from confirming their NFP status. Any arrangements made between the Governance Institute member and the NFP organisation are entirely at the risk of the individual and the NFP organisation and Governance Institute accepts no liability. We recommend members assure themselves of the suitability of any volunteer roles in the same way they would for a paid position.

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