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Company Secretary (volunteer)

Location: Flexible
Time required: Approximately 5-6 hours a month
Duration of project: Ongoing - A minimum one year commitment is requested Contact Name: Nicole Millis
Contact phone: 0459 021 204
Contact email: 

About the Role

Rare Voices Australia (RVA) is looking for a volunteer Company Secretary to support the governance of the Board.

RVA is a national nonprofit advocacy organisation, providing a voice for all Australians affected by rare disease. People with rare diseases often have very complex needs and face unique challenges. The burden of rare disease remains unacceptably high for patients, families, communities and the health system. RVA provides a strong common voice to advocate for health policy and a healthcare system that better responds to people living with a rare disease. 

RVA is looking for a Company Secretary to support the governance of our organisation on a pro bono basis. The Company Secretary is appointed by the Board and must meet ACNC governance standard.

Company Secretary Responsibilities:

  • To act in good faith in the interests of the company

  • Not to act for an improper purpose

  • Advising the Board and its committees on governance matters

  • Monitoring that Board and committee policy and procedures are followed

  • Coordinating the timely completion and dispatch of board and committee papers

  • Ensuring that the business at board and committee meetings is accurately captured in the minutes

  • Helping to organise and facilitate the induction and professional development of directors

    How to Apply
    If you like to join our dynamic team, please send your resume and a brief covering letter highlighting how you would add value to Nicole Millis, Chief Executive Officer, at nicole.millis@rarevoices.com.au

    For more information visit our website www.rarevoices.org.au

    About the Organisation

    Organisation name: Rare Voices Australia Not for Profit: Yes 

    Apply for this Position

    For details concerning this role, please contact Nicole Millis:
    Phone: 0459 021 204
    Email: nicole.millis@rarevoices.com.au