General Management Committee Member

ID: 128803
  • Homeless
  • Regular - more than 6 months

About this opportunity

The primary areas of responsibility and related duties are:


• To ensure the timely development, implementation and review of policies and procedures consistent with the philosophy and Constitution of the organisation and which reflects a high standard of organisational and service accountability

• To ensure the development, implementation and review of strategic plans for the organisation consistent with the philosophy and Constitution of the organisation and in line with service agreements with funding organisations

• To ensure the contribution of staff of the organisation in the development of plans, policies and procedures

• To ensure that young people who access Youth Housing Project are given the opportunity to provide their evaluation of services provided by the organisation


• To develop service agreements in collaboration with staff of Youth Housing Project Association Inc and in liaison with representatives of the funding organisations

• To develop, implement and monitor procedures and activities which ensure the overall responsiveness and efficiency of service delivery consistent with the philosophy of the organisation and service agreements with the funding bodies

• To ensure staff maintain a high quality of service delivery which is responsive to the needs of young people accessing Youth Housing Project


• To develop and implement human resource processes which meet statutory requirements and reflect access and equity principles

• To ensure the development, implementation and review of employment policies and procedures

• To participate in staff recruitment and selection processes

• To ensure that an adequate training budget exists to allow access to training for all staff


• To ensure the organisation’s compliance with legal financial requirements, including reporting requirements by funding bodies and statements required under the Associations Incorporated Act and by the Australian Taxation Office.

• To ensure the development and review of policies and procedures that encourages a high standard of financial management and accountability

• To oversee the development and implementation of effective and accountable financial systems for the organisation in collaboration with the Administrator and Manager.

• To oversee the finances and financial accountability of the organisation, including the organisation’s income and expenditure

• To monitor and review financial reports on a monthly basis


• To ensure that appropriate and effective administrative processes and practices are developed, implemented and maintained in consultation with all staff

• To ensure that Annual General Meetings are held in a timely manner and in accordance with requirements under the Associations Incorporated Act and the Youth Housing Project Association Inc. Constitution

• To manage other businesses of the Association as necessary to fulfil the objects of the Association


• To ensure that the organisation functions effectively and acts at all times in line with the Youth Housing Project Association Inc Constitution and State and Federal legislation

• To attend monthly management committee meetings and special meetings as required

• To maintain an awareness of funding opportunities and oversee the preparation and submission of funding applications

• To oversee decisions regarding funding of the organisation, including budgets

• To liaise and negotiate with funding organisations on behalf of the organisation as necessary, for example in relation to the maintenance of existing funding and its possible enhancement

Good for

  • Skilled Volunteers

Additional requirements

  • National Police Certificate*
  • Working with Children Check*
Members of the Youth Housing Project Management Committee are highly skilled in a range of areas. We are looking for someone with skills in one or some of these areas: Marketing, Human Resource Management, Property Development, Fund Raising.

Younger person's are encouraged to apply.

* May be arranged by the organisation. Details will be provided after you express your interest.

Time required

6pm to 7.30pm - Fourth Wednesday of the month

Interested in
  • Education & Training
  • Fundraising & Events
  • Governance, Boards, & Committees
  • Marketing, Media, & Communications

The Management Committee have access to training to gain further skills in relation to this role.