Spina Bifida Foundation of Victoria - Treasurer Board Position

28 February 2018


Name of Organization
Spina Bifida Foundation of Victoria (GC)

Web Address

Organisation address
Level 4, Ross House
247 Flinders Lane
Melbourne, VIC, 3000

NFP Sector
- Children / Family services
- Disability services / issues

Background information
The Spina Bifida Foundation Victoria (SBFV) is a dynamic and professional not-for-profit organisation helping individuals and families living with spina bifida. Located in the Melbourne, SBFV provides advocacy, information, services and programs to help people with spina bifida to lead full, active and independent lives. The SBFV is also a strong advocate for folate fortification for the prevention of neural tube defects including spina bifida.

The SBFV does not receive government funding and relies grants, philanthropy and donations for support. The SBFV has DGR status and is registered with the Australian Charities and Not for Profits Commission (ACNC).

We are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to join the SBFV team as designated Treasurer and Board Member. The Treasurer will oversee all SBFV accounting and financial reporting functions, and ensure SBFV meets all statutory requirements.

Board Membership

Why are you seeking a Board/Committee membership?
The current SBFV Treasurer has retired from the Board, after more than five years of volunteer financial/accounting support to the organisation.

Selection Criteria
Qualifications relevant to providing oversight of all financial/accounting/reporting functions and statutory requirements of the SBFV. Genuine interest in supporting people with spina bifida and their families. Previous Board / NFP sector experience would be an advantage.

Describe your internal appointment process
Applicants will be invited to attend an informal interview with the President and outgoing Treasurer. Referees may be requested.

Meeting frequency/dates
Monthy, usually the third Wednesday of the month, from 6.30-8.30PM

Meeting Locations
Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

Specific Skills Sought
- Accounting
- ACNC Compliance
- Advocacy
- Analysis and Reporting
- Board - Treasurer
- Volunteerism.

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