Board members of NFPs play significant roles.

Serving on the Board of a NFP can be a rewarding, high-impact way for you to support your community while learning new skills that can enhance your own career.

Becoming a Board member helps you grow professionally and personally.

You will gain new skills and knowledge, broaden your contacts, and contribute in a meaningful way.

SECC is currently looking for new Board Members to join its team. Could this be you?

The mission of SECC is to support the community by providing services, programs and advocacy to eliminate barriers, enhance social inclusion, and improve quality of life for all people in South East Sydney.
SECC supports residents of the following LGAs:
  • Bayside (formerly Botany)
  • City of Sydney
  • Randwick
  • Woollahra
  • Waverley
  • Canterbury-Bankstown (SMOOSH OSHC program only)
  • Campbelltown (SMOOSH OSHC program only)

As the highest leadership body of SECC, the Board is responsible for:

  • selecting and evaluating the performance of the CEO
  • strategic and organisational planning
  • ensuring strong fiduciary oversight and financial management
  • fundraising and resource development
  • approving and monitoring SECC’s programs and services
  • enhancing SECC’s public image
  • assessing the Board’s own performance as the governing body of SECC.

Each individual board member is expected to:

  • know SECC’s mission, policies, programs, and needs
  • faithfully read and understand SECC’s financial statements
  • serve as an active advocate and ambassador for SECC and fully engage in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for SECC to advance its mission
  • leverage connections, networks, and resources to develop collective action to fully achieve SECC’s mission
  • help identify personal connections that can benefit SECC’s fundraising and reputational standing, and influence public policy
  • prepare for, attend, and conscientiously participate in board meetings
  • participate fully in one or more committees at SECC
  • Know, understand and promote SECC’s mission.

Are you interested in applying to join SECC as a Board member and make a difference in your community? We’d love to learn how your skills might align with the current needs at SECC.

Note: We welcome applicants from First Nations and multicultural backgrounds.
All applications should be addressed to the Chairperson, Kathy Forrest:

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