- Job posted on: 16th Feb 2021
- Applications close:
As a Board Director at the AYCC, you will be responsible for:
Protecting the mission of the AYCC and support the organisation in building a movement of young people leading solutions to the climate crisis;
Ensuring long term strategy is in place, including developing, evaluating and refining the organisation’s strategic plan (current plan to run from 2021-2023);
Ensuring organisational oversight, including approval of major strategic and financial decisions;
Ensuring the organisation remains compliant to regulatory bodies;
Selecting, supporting and reviewing the performance of the National Director;
Driving annual organisation review and risk review process;
Ensuring the organisation uses its finances in a sustainable way; and
Providing expert and strategic advice to the National Director as required.
The AYCC is committed to maintaining a strong and diverse Board where individual members bring unique strengths to the organisation.
We’re searching for individuals who:
Have a strong understanding of climate change, and a commitment to the role of young people in tackling it;
Ideally, have previous experience sitting on or reporting to a not-for-profit board and a strong knowledge of sound governance;
Are of any age (although half our board members must be under the age of 30 when appointed, this is not a precondition for the role).
At this time, we are looking for 2 new Board Directors with particular experience:
Someone who has deep experience in engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and communities.
A Human Resources professional, particularly someone who is skilled in conflict resolution and organisational culture.
All AYCC Board members are required to:
We ask that all Board members commit to an availability of at least 2-3 hours per month for their Board duties. Board meetings are held quarterly (currently via videoconference, but in-person in Melbourne once permitted), with subcommittees meeting semi-regularly. Board members are reimbursed for travel costs incurred, but must be based in Australia.