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Company Secretary Volunteer - Remote - # 185432

Rafiki Mwema

We requirement the volunteer Company Secretary to have enngagement: 10 hours per month which includes flexibility for via remote work.

Rafiki Mwema is seeking for a (volunteer) Company Secretary to join their team as soon as possible. The role will be reporting to the Chair of the Board of Directors, and will be responsible for the efficient administration of the organisation, particularly ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and for ensuring that decisions of the board of directors are implemented.

About Rafiki Mwema Australia : Vision Statement - A safe childhood for every Kenyan

Role responsibilities

Board meetings & processes Liaising with the Chair to settle annual calendars and agendas for meetings of the Board of Directors, and for the Annual General Meeting, booking calendars, assisting to draft papers, collating and circulating meeting packs; Ensuring all meetings are properly convened; attending the Annual General Meeting and meetings of the Board of Directors; taking minutes for all meetings Drafting circular resolutions as required Statutory registers Managing registers of members, directors, conflicts of interest Regulatory obligations Preparing and lodging returns/filings with ASIC, ACNC and state fundraising regulators Australian Operations Committee Chairing the Australian Operations Committee, which oversees the Australian employees of Rafiki Mwema and the Volunteer Co-Ordinator Policies & Records management -developing and maintaining policies Maintaining high level of record keeping and documentation to meeting all compliance requirements *Governance - advising the board on good practice in corporate governance Competencies

Experience and personal attributes:

  • Minimum 5 years practical experience with compliance and general company secretarial duties, and knowledge of a director’s responsibilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills Good interpersonal skills - able to work in a dynamic, small team environment
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Knowledge of, and experience, in the not-for-profit regulatory environment in Australia preferred.

A Police check will be required to be completed by the successful applicant.