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Company Secretary to the Board of Communify Queensland

Communify

We’re looking for an experienced company secretary to provide governance and secretariat support to our Board, its executive committees and our CEO. Your time commitment would be around 8 to 12 hours each month and would include supporting our monthly Board meetings that are held in the evening in Bardon, Brisbane as well as support for board subcommittee meetings that are held at regular intervals throughout the year.

This is a paid position. 

About Communify:

Communify is a small to medium sized not for profit company limited by guarantee established in 1978. We are based in Brisbane’s inner north and we are committed to supporting people across all life stages and experiences to lead active, healthy and socially connected lives. Communify’s programs empower people to maintain their independence, connect with their community, build their capacity to manage their health and lifestyle and address the challenges that life can present.

We provide programs and services in areas of aged care, children, family & individual support, mental health, disability, housing & homelessness, drug & alcohol recovery and NDIS. Through our neighbourhood centres and community development programs, we also offer financial and social inclusion programs, venue hire, support for people seeking asylum and we support community led initiatives including community arts and community gardens.

The opportunity:

  • Support a Board that is committed to making a difference in the local community
  • Use your social justice framework to support the governance of an innovative and dynamic Board and CEO

The role:

  • Provide effective governance and compliance support to the Board and CEO
  • Meet monthly for 2 hours in the evening
  • Support the Board’s sub-committees
  • Time commitment approximately 8 – 12 hours per month

Responsibilities:

  • Managing board processes including meetings, documentation and records
  • Expertise and responsibility for corporate governance requirements including advising the Board of regulatory changes and responsibility for statutory obligations.
  • Managing the Board’s remote portal and working with the Chairperson on induction of directors
  • Leadership guidance, technical support and advice to the Board and CEO
  • Setting and managing high standards of ethical behaviour and decision making

Skills and Experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications (Law highly regarded)
  • Experience in a Board or company secretary role
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Strategic thinking skills
  • Innovative, ethical and forward thinking mindset

Benefits and culture:

  • Join an organisation the values diversity and inclusion and is committed to ongoing innovation
  • Communify values the contribution of a large base of volunteers which enriches the scope of community involvement
  • Exceptional broad range of services that embraces the whole of community

To submit your application click the Apply Now link and follow the prompts.

Alternatively, you can contact Louise via email louisel@communify.org.au, using the subject line: Company Secretary to the Board of Communify Queensland enquiry via EthicalJobs.

A position description is attached.

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