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Committee Member –

What we are looking for

WACC is currently seeking expressions of interest to join its small but dedicated Committee of Management to progress its strategic agenda and provide strong governance to this important service at a time of much change for its clients. The current Committee is particularly interested in building its diversity and recruiting two new members with strong leadership and stakeholder management experience.  We would welcome candidates  with good understanding of governance and an interest in providing a strong and sustainable advocacy service to the community The Committee aims to maintain a membership with a balance of expertise in all areas of operation of the organisation, together with a commitment to the philosophy and code of ethics of the organisation. The current Chair is seeking to transition out of the Chair role in the period ahead.  Please indicate in your application if you would like to be considered for the role of Chair.

Background Information

Wingate Avenue Community Centre (WACC) was established in 1985 and is a busy, vibrant community managed neighbourhood house based on a Ministry of Housing estate in Ascot Vale.  The Centre is a Registered Training Organisation that recently won the 2013 Learn Local Legend award as well as the 2017 Training Provider of the year, which recognises outstanding contribution to learners and the Victorian Learn Local education and training sector. As well as learning opportunities Wingate also provides social and recreational programs.  Wingate houses many co-located services which include Moonee Valley Legal Service, Maternal Child Health, ReGen Drug and Alcohol, the Networker for the Western Region and a Community garden. The focus of the Centre is to be a vibrant, innovative and diverse community where individuals feel valued and have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

The Centre is a not for profit incorporated association governed by a volunteer Committee of Management which is made up of Centre and community members that provide a governance structure and strategic direction for the Centre’s management.

How to apply

Please click here to view Position Description Office Bearer Policy

Application should include a cover letter (including a brief statement about why you would like to join the Committee of Management) and a resume.

Please send completed applications to Joel Grant via email: joel@fjpartners.com.au

Positions are appointed on a voluntary basis. The position descriptions are available on our website at www.wingateave.com.au

For further information regarding this position please contact: Jan Thorpe – General Manager; Monday – Friday on 9376 5244

Receiving applications now:  Final applications COB 30th November 2018