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Volunteer Company/Coproration Secretary (Charity Community Consultants) Diversity & Inclusion

  • Location: Banyule VIC, Docklands VIC
  • Commitment:
  • Category: Community Services
  • Suitable for
    • People with disability
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Fundraising & Events
    • Governance, Boards & Committees
    • Administration & Office Management
    • Marketing, Media & Communications
    • Research, Policy & Analysis
  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Driver's Licence (C)

    • Australian Citizenship/Permanent Resident/New Zealand Citizenship
    • Supportive to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
    • Supportive to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Asexual or other gender and sexual diversities (LGBTIQA+) Communities
    • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)
    • Have sound Business, Charities and Not-for-Profit experience
    • Have competent knowledge and skills with basic Technology, Google Suite, Web designs and browsers, etc.
    • Ability to communicate honestly and transparency, with sound knowledge and ability to speak and write in English.
    • Relevant Qualifications and Certificates/Registrations;
    • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience within Australia;
    • Great communication and listening skills;
    • Ability to commit the required time for the position and be able to commit to a 12-month position (minimum);
    • Upon engagement, you will be required to have or obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) and a National Police Check (NPC), which is conducted alongside our partnered charity agency.

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Main activities • Preparing and arranging all Board meetings and undertaking various activities related to these meetings - ensuring compliance with all legal, statutory and corporate affairs requirements and providing specialist advice to the Board. • Facilitating ongoing communication between the organisation and external Board members. • Providing legal advice to management on a wide range of corporate and employment relations issues. • Ensuring compliance and reporting requirements to statutory and third parties are accurately and timely fulfilled. • Reviewing, summarising and advising management on corporate documentation prior to sealing. • Controlling the Executive Share Plan, maintaining the Organisation's Share Register and controlling corporate records. • Assisting with the year end accounting process and the preparation of the organisation's annual report. • Ensuring that Board administration is effectively performed. • Participating in special projects and assignments of strategic importance to the organisation.

Key skills • Good working knowledge of relevant legislation. • Excellent communication skills. • Excellent negotiation and dispute resolution skills.

Internal contacts All Divisional Managers, Legal Staff.

External contacts Shareholders, External Directors, Solicitors and other Legal Advisors.

Typical experience At least 5 years experience as a lawyer within commercial/corporate law. Degree qualified in law, economics and/or accounting together with membership of the Australian Institute of Chartered Secretaries.