Treasurer Management Committee/Board (Volunteer)

Employer: North West Youth Accommodation Service

Region: Brisbane

Closing Date: 30 November 2019

Job Description:

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Want to make a difference in the lives of young people experiencing homelessness?

Are you looking to become more involved and connected in 2019?

North West Youth Accommodation Service (NWYAS) is a small not-for-profit community organisation supporting young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness through referral, information, support and case-management. We support young people to break the homelessness cycle for good, developing their skills and capacity towards independence and autonomy.

Services are delivered as a part of an energetic and supported team with the office located in Mitchelton, Brisbane. NWYAS has been specialising in providing a quality response to youth homelessness for more than 30 years.

We are looking for a new Management Committee/Board member (Volunteer) with an interest (or capacity to rapidly upskill) to become our Treasurer.

We are looking for people who:

  • Align with the values, purpose and vision of NWYAS

  • Have the capacity to attend and participate in Management Committee Meetings in Mitchelton Brisbane every six weeks

  • Value small, not-for-profit community services that deliver relevant, place-based services to some of the most vulnerable young people in our community

  • Work collaboratively as part of a team

  • Have a focus on self and professional development

  • Have a background in financial management


The ideal candidate would:

  • Have some experience working on Management Committees

  • Have experience and or interest in the community sector

  • Experience in strategic planning and governance


What this position brings you:

  1. Utilise your skills to guide a small, passionate and agile organisation through the next chapter of our development

  2. Give back to the community in a quality, measurable way

  3. Be part of a team that supports vulnerable young people and families exit homelessness for good

  4. Gain knowledge and experience of management committees, boards and governance processes

  5. Develop yourself personally and professionally

  6. Opportunities to participate in or lead small projects, as delegated by the Management Committee

For more information, please see the Position Description and factsheet around MC/Board requirements attached below.


Suburb: Mitchelton
Postcode: 4053


Name: Nicole Walsh

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