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Secretary (Voluntary Position) - Wollongong Group

ActionAid Australia
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About this position: As the Secretary, your main focus in the Wollongong group will be to support the Activist Group Coordinator in volunteer recruitment, welcoming activists to the group, updating the activist database, taking minutes and organising local meetings.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Setting monthly with the Wollongong ActionAid group including organising a venue, time and agenda for the meeting.
  • Taking minutes for group meetings.
  • Ensuring the group’s activist database is up to date so that they are receiving the relevant communications.
  • Inviting newly recruited activists to join the Facebook channels.
  • Working with the local ActionAid group to create a shared strategy.
  • Reporting to the Activist Group Coordinator on how the group is tracking to meet objectives.
  • Scheduling calls to reach out to new volunteer interests to assist the Activist Group Coordinator.
  • Mapping out outreach opportunities in your local community to attract new volunteers

Selection Criteria

  • A time commitment of at least six months or ideally a year, up to four hours a week
  • A demonstrated commitment and passion for women’s rights; and adherence to the principles of feminist leadership.
  • Some experience with database entry and frequently updating them.
  • The ability to work independently and as a member of the team.
  • Computer literacy and ability to use phone and email systems.
  • Respect for ActionAid’s independence and an ability to work within this ethos.
  • A demonstrated commitment and passion for women’s rights; and adherence to the principles of feminist leadership.
  • Passion for social justice and the role that everyday people can play to achieve a fairer and more equitable world.

Please email Wollongong Group Coordinator Kate at actionaidwollongong@gmail.com with your CV and a small paragraph outlining why you are interested in this role.

Women, people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities are encouraged to apply.