Seeking: Committee of Management Member

We are seeking expressions of interest to join our voluntary Committee of Management, contributing to the strategic direction and planning for the Centre. We have a focus on financially sustainable operations and have strong strategic, governance and planning processes and policies in place.

We are seeking someone who can:

  • Contribute to the work of the Committee of Management in developing growth and community engagement
  • Attend monthly Committee meetings (evenings, third Wednesday of every month) and AGM
  • Contribute to sub-committees
  • Involvement and/or attendance at Centre fundraising initiatives and events

We are hoping to find volunteers with any of the following skills/experience/interests:

  • governance
  • policy development
  • secretarial duties
  • fundraising & event planning
  • community arts
  • current/previous connection with the Ashburton Community Centre

Benefits to our volunteers: Committee membership provides the following fantastic opportunities:

  • contribute meaningfully to your local community
  • meet and connect with like-minded community members
  • be involved in a dynamic community organisation
  • gain experience in governance and specific interest areas eg event planning, finance, policy development

You should be able to demonstrate:

  • A commitment to community connections and inclusion
  • Understanding of working with a not for profit organisation
  • Commitment to the Centre’s values and its ongoing success
  • Ability to think constructively and creatively
  • Effective team membership, listening and communication skills
  • A willingness to contribute to activities in addition to the monthly committee meetings

If you are considering bringing your skills, experience and energy to a vibrant and open Community Centre, we’d love to hear from you. We are an inclusive organisation and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. To find out more you can call the office on 9885 7952 or email our President at