What is involved in being a Board member?
Board members attend quarterly Board meetings in person in Sydney. Youth Action covers all transport costs to attend. Options for remote attendance are also available. Meeting dates are determined by the Board and sessions run for approximately two hours. Other meetings as required may also occur.
Additional time commitments include meeting preparation and involvement in Board sub committees as required. Board members are also expected to take part in annual strategic planning and evaluation days.
Board members may also have opportunities to participate in project advisory committees, speak at major events, represent Youth Action in the media and/or attend meetings with Government representatives. Board members also play a role in monitoring/responding to government policies and proposals.
Who can be a member of the Board?
Board members are members of Youth Action and are representative of Youth Action’s membership base.
Youth Action has three membership types:
Young people members (aged 12 – 25)
Individuals who work in the youth sector