Governance

Please find below links to Lifeline South Coast annual reports and other organisational information.

Overview

Our governance framework is based on a set of values and behaviours that underpin our day to day activities, provide transparency, and protect the interests of stakeholders.

Lifeline South Coast is governed in accordance with the documents which can be accessed via the links below.

Governance Documents

Our Board

Lifeline South Coast’s Board consists of 7 Board Members. Individually and collectively the Board Members strive to use their experience of business and community life to add value to the organisation as well as effectively monitor its operations. Lifeline South Coast is committed to supporting diversity in the workplace.

Activity of the Board includes: establishing the organisation’s strategic direction; reviewing and approving business plans and budgets; overseeing compliance and performance management systems; analysing results and exploring opportunities for improving outcomes; and looking at the evolving landscape and anticipating the future community and organisational needs.

Expressions of Interest

Lifeline South Coast is seeking expressions of interest to join our Board. We encourage those from diverse backgrounds and diverse personal and professional experiences to express their interest. We are seeking a Board that is reflective of the communities we serve.

About the role

As a Board Member, you are expected to contribute to the development of the strategic direction of the organisation, financial stewardship, and good governance.

The estimated time commitment is 3-5 hours per month including preparation and readings for meetings, attendance at meetings, and follow up as required. In addition, there is 1 – 2 full day sessions per year. There is an opportunity to attend meetings virtually.

This is a volunteer role. We have multiple positions available.

 

About you

You are committed to making a meaningful, positive impact on the local community through your contribution to the Board. You believe that suicide is preventable, and no one should need to face their darkest moments alone.

You are prepared to ask tough questions, work cooperatively and collaboratively.

You are able to commit the required time to the role.

We are specifically seeking people with skills in one or more of the area’s below

  • Lived/living experience of suicide
  • Understanding of theories and concepts of suicide
  • Working with diverse groups
How to express your interest

If you would like to express your interest in joining the Board, please provide

  • A cover letter including
    • What you would bring to the Lifeline South Coast Board, and
    • Why are you interested in joining the Lifeline South Coast Board
  • a brief resume
  • completed skills matrix template

Expressions of interest should be emailed to admin@llsc.org.au. We will respond to expressions of interest as they are received.

Relevant Documents

Please note this is a volunteer role. We have multiple positions available.

For more information, or if you have any questions please contact Renee Green (CEO) on 0409 912 391 or Rhonda O’Donnell (Board Chair) on 0415 843 197.

Lifeline South Coast Annual Reports

 

2020-21 Annual Report >

2019-20 Annual Report >

2018-19 Annual Report >

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Lifeline South Coast would like to acknowledge the lives that have been lost to suicide. We are committed to supporting those with a lived experience of suicide and aim to reduce the stigma around seeking help for poor mental health and suicidal crisis.