Board Member - Gymnastics South Australia - Closing 7 Feb 2021

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  • South Australia ▸ Australia
  • Jan 08, 2021
voluntary board \ trustee

Job Description

Gymnastics South Australia Incorporated (GSA) is the peak body for gymnastics in South Australia and is affiliated with Gymnastics Australia.

GSA is a not-for-profit association, comprising of affiliated clubs, life members, registered athletes and technical members (coaches and judges). GSA is governed by a Board of Management (Board) and administered by GSA Staff.

Our purpose is to grow gymnastics in South Australia, support the 72 affiliated clubs and their 16,000 members so, together we promote the benefits of Fundamental Movement Skills through Kindergym and ongoing involvement in gymnastics through 8 Gymsports: Men’s, Women’s, Rhythmic, Gym For All, Aerobics, Trampoline and Acrobatic Gymnastics.

About the Roles:

Following the completion of terms for some of the Board, GSA is seeking to appoint two new Board members to complement and extend the skills and capacities of the current Board. Individuals with prior board experience and/or those who have completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Company Directors Course will be highly regarded. Specific experience we are seeking for incoming board members includes:

  • Legal
  • Government
  • Sport

The Board is responsible for the governance of GSA, its strategic development and growth. The key roles of the GSA Board include:

  • Appointing and managing the performance of CEO
  • Formulating and implementing goals and strategic direction
  • Approving the budget and all major items of capital expenditure
  • Ensuring compliance with legal requirements
  • Ensuring the financial viability of the organisation

Currently, this voluntary Board meets each month for approximately 120 minutes at our Marion offices, with various sub-committee meetings as required. We expect Board members to be available and actively participate in all Board related activities.

About Us:

GSA is an inclusive organisation that values diversity. We encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people with a disability to nominate for the Board.

To ensure suitability to work in an organisation dedicated to safeguarding children and young people, all applicants are required to provide a current Working with Children Check https://www.dcsiscreening.sa.gov.au/SCRequestApplicationIndividual

Essential Requirements

  • Working with Children / Working with Vulnerable People Check

Desirable Criteria