CEO WANTED!

As we continue growing we find spaces where more people can join the family and contribute to the YWB team – like a NEW CEO! This is one of the most important roles in the organisation and requires a considerable time commitment. It’s also an incredibly exciting opportunity to work closely with a board and lead a large team of dedicated and talented volunteers. Does this sound like you? You are someone who is: • A person of integrity, selflessness and ethical clarity • A strong, decisive, visionary and empowering leader • An inspiring, engaging and clear communicator • Commercially-minded and capable of creating new revenue streams • Able to make hard decisions, innovate and take calculated risks • An excellent team builder, facilitator and manager • An effective fundraiser capable of making compelling arguments for donations • Deeply aligned with Youth Without Borders’s mission, values and approach • A strategic, critical thinker who is driven to turn words into actions • Resilient, energetic, a fast learner and agile • A person of good judgment, who asks probing questions and integrates complex information from various sources • A young person as per Youth Without Borders’s Constitution and youth-led model, ideally currently aged 18 to 25. For the full position description click here: CEO PD January 31st...

Sydney Treasurer Position Description

The Treasurer for a Youth Without Borders (YWB) Chapter is accountable for reporting to the National Management Committee about financial position of the organisation and managing financial risks. Duties and responsibilities are within the scope of the Sydney Chapter and include: – Bookkeeping, – Approval and processing of expense verification forms, – Receipts and Invoices collection, – Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet preparation, – Year end Financial Statements preparation for auditing/review purposes, – Communication with the National Management Committee, – Collaboration with internal and external stakeholders including funders. If you are interested in this position, please send an expression of interest to info@youthwithoutborders.com.au at your earliest convenience! It is not to be...

Youth Without Borders AGM Positions

Hey guys! We’re looking forward to welcoming you to the Youth Without Borders Annual General Meeting on the 28th of November, 2014.   Details on the AGM can be found here! There are a number of positions that are available at two different levels. These are the Board of Directors and the Management Committee. The Board of Directors is responsible for the direction and strategy of Youth Without Borders, and is elected each year by general members of the organisation. The Management Committee is the operational side of YWB, responsible for directly supporting projects and running the day to day business of the organisation. Unlike Board positions, Management Committee members are self nominated, and then approved by the Board at either an AGM or general Board Meeting. Available Board Positions: President Vice President Company Secretary Treasurer General Board Member Available Management Committee Positions: Executive Director Secretary Membership Engagement Coordinator Media and Marketing Coordinator Event and Social Planning Coordinator Fundraising and Sponsorship Coordinator General Project Coordinator More information on the positions can be found here.  If there are any questions, please email...

Position Available: YWB Treasurer!

Youth Without Borders is looking for an awesome young person to join the team as the national Treasurer for the organisation.  This could be you! Position Description: The Treasurer for Youth Without Borders (YWB) is accountable for reporting to the board about financial position of the organisation and managing financial risks. Duties and responsibilities include: – Bookkeeping – Approval and processing of expense verification forms – Receipts and Invoices collection – Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet preparation – Year end Financial Statements preparation for auditing/review purposes – Communication with the board – Collaboration with internal and external stakeholders including Banks, Insurance companies, auditors and finance directors. If you are interested, please email the current Treasurer Anton Ilchenko as soon as you possibly can, because this is an opportunity not to be...
Spark National Committee Announced!

Spark National Committee Announced!

The Spark Engineering Camp is one of Youth Without Borders’ most powerful program and has been going from strength to strength since it’s first year in 2011. Now with a national platform, the camp runs in Brisbane and Melbourne, with eyes cast over the horizon for further opportunities. Lucy Shaw was the Chair of the first National Committee, and deserves a MASSIVE thank you.  This year, a new batch of faces join the National Committee, and we can’t wait to see what is in store! After an extensive selection process, the team was chosen.Without further ado, the National team for Spark is: Led by Max Wasley as the National Chairperson and Expansion coordinator. Max has been a mentor since 2012, staffing manager of QLD and national coordinator of operations in 2013-4. I’m sure he’ll do an awesome job driving the Spark program forward and setting us up to launch in other states like WA, SA, NT, NSW, Tas, etc., potentially some even for 2015. Good luck Max! Our two city coordinators are Laura Mayes in Brisbane and Suraj Ajjampur in Melbourne! Laura has been a mentor since 2012, and was the operations manager for Brisbane in 2013-4 as well as national secretary. Suraj has been involved since the Melbourne program launched in 2014, and was a mentor on both the Brisbane and Melbourne camps as well as a committee member. Our Students coordinator is Matt Nguyen. Matt has been part of Spark since 2014 in Melbourne as well, and also mentored in Brisbane and Melbourne. Our Staffing coordinator is Sophie Bainbridge. Sophie has been part of Spark since I first put the call out for support in mid-2013, and...