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Committee of Management Member

Ashburton Community Centre-BVRC

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The Boroondara Volunteer Resource Centre is advertising this role on behalf of Ashburton Community Centre.

About Our Centre: Our Centre is a community-owned and managed not-for-profit organisation offering activities, programs and events developed in response to the needs of the community. We offer a broad range of activities to our members and we are based on High street, Ashburton.

Who we are looking for: We are seeking expressions of interest to join our voluntary Committee of Management, contributing to the strategic direction and planning for the Centre. We have a focus on financially sustainable operations and have strong strategic, governance and planning processes and policies in place.

We are seeking someone who can:

  • Contribute to the work of the Committee of Management in developing growth and community engagement
  • Attend monthly Committee meetings (evenings, third Wednesday of every month) and AGM
  • Contribute to sub-committees
  • Involvement and/or attendance at Centre fundraising initiatives and events

We are hoping to find volunteers with any of the following skills/experience/interests:

  • governance
  • policy development
  • secretarial duties
  • fundraising & event planning
  • community arts
  • current/previous connection with the Ashburton Community Centre

Benefits to our volunteers: Committee membership provides the following fantastic opportunities:

  • contribute meaningfully to your local community
  • meet and connect with like-minded community members
  • be involved in a dynamic community organisation
  • gain experience in governance and specific interest areas eg event planning, finance, policy development

You should be able to demonstrate:

  • A commitment to community connections and inclusion
  • Understanding of working with a not for profit organisation
  • Commitment to the Centre’s values and its ongoing success
  • Ability to think constructively and creatively
  • Effective team membership, listening and communication skills
  • A willingness to contribute to activities in addition to the monthly committee meetings

If you are considering bringing your skills, experience and energy to a vibrant and open Community Centre, we’d love to hear from you. We are an inclusive organisation and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds.