As an Incorporated Organisation, we rely on memberships from individuals, students and organisations. Memberships are inexpensive and provide the opportunity to vote at annual and special meetings and the chance to nominate to join our governing Committee of Management.
Ballarat & Grampians Community Legal Service is seeking expressions of interest to join the Committee of Management. The Committee of Management has particular interest in attracting people with skills in strategic planning, policy, human resources, finance, grant seeking and fundraising. BGCLS is committed to ensuring the diversity of our Committee represents the diversity of our communities. Women, Indigenous people, people with a disability, young people, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. All Committee of Management members must be members of the organisation as set out in the Rules of Incorporation.
COM Expression of Interest Form BGCLS is ran by a Committee of Management (COM) that is made up of community members appointed or elected in accordance with our Rules of Incorporation. The COM sets the strategic goals for the organisation and makes certain decisions. The COM is also responsible for reporting to governing bodies about the organisation’s activities. Generally, the COM will be responsible for governing and overseeing the organisation including:
Overseeing Risk Management
Supporting the Management Team
Ensuring the sustainability of the organisation
Reporting to members
Ensuing the organisation operates within the law
As a COM member you will have legal duties that you must understand and comply with. These are:
Duty to act in good faith and for proper purposes
Duty to act with reasonable care, skill and diligence
Duty not to dishonestly use position or information