• An accessible Board opportunity that utilises and develops your skills, knowledge and expertise.
  • Contribute to the stewardship of community capacity building and leadership development in North-East Victoria, Border and Southern NSW regions.
  • Various roles available.

Are you passionate about empowering others and shaping the future of our region? Do you possess skills that could contribute to a dynamic and evolving Not-for-Profit? Here’s your chance to make a difference.

AVCL has vacancies for Board Directors to serve on its nine-member volunteer Board. AVCL refreshes part of its Board annually, with new directors appointed at its Annual General Meeting in October. Each Board Director is generally appointed for a term of 3 years. The appointment will be as a Board Director for both AVCL Fund Ltd and AVCL Ltd.

About the role:

  • Participate in AVCL Board meetings and events, collaborating with other Board members and the Executive Officer.
  • Cultivate meaningful relationships with a diversity of stakeholders, strengthening outcomes for AVCL and the broader community.
  • Serve on a Board sub-committee to contribute to the strategic direction of AVCL through policy development and initiatives.
  • Provide expertise to support AVCL’s mission, guiding strategic vision and ethical operations.
  • Maintain oversight of financial sustainability, including budgeting, fundraising, and business development.
  • Monitor performance to ensure alignment with strategic objectives, including managing potential risks.

Skills we are looking for:

  • Capability in any of the following: business development; fundraising; marketing and communications; human resources; finance and risk; legal; entrepreneurship; philanthropy; stakeholder engagement.
  • Ability to engage and initiate relationships with key stakeholders, including community-minded individuals and organisations, and prospective corporate and philanthropic
  • Demonstrated ability to lead with high emotional intelligence and exemplary interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Awareness of potential challenges, and broader political, organisational and demographic landscape influences on organisational outcomes.

Time commitment: Preparation for and attendance at monthly meetings that are held on the fourth Tuesday of every month after business hours, via Zoom; with monthly subcommittee meeting (1 hour) also held by Zoom. An annual in-person meeting (AGM) is held in Wangaratta, and there are opportunities to participate in community events, AVCL events and program days.

How to apply: Applicants are requested to provide a written application outlining:

  • Why you wish to join the AVCL Board
  • Your community involvement, experience and obligations
  • What you can contribute to the AVCL Board.

Please attach a copy of your resume.

Applications close: 5pm, Wednesday 31 July 2024

Submit applications to: eo@avclp.org.au

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by telephone to undertake an interview in mid August / early September.

Enquiries: For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact AVCL Board Director, Chair of Strategy & Stakeholder, Kirsten Williams – k.williams33@bigpond.com / 0400 107 637