FCAV Board of Directors Treasurer - VOLUNTEER POSITION 

FCAV Board of Directors Treasurer

An exciting opportunity has become available to join the Foster Care Association of Victoria’s Board of Directors, in the Executive position of Board Treasurer.

Position Summary

The FCAV Board of Directors not only have a passion and commitment to improving the outcomes for children in care, but also in making a difference through involvement at an organisational and state level.

The overall role of the Board of Directors is to ensure the organisation operates in accordance with any legal requirements, the organisation’s stated objectives and its rules or constitution. It is also responsible for setting, monitoring and reviewing key strategic policies and directions.

We are seeking an FCAV Member or Co-opted Community Member with relevant financial expertise to fill the role of Board Treasurer.

The Board meets monthly, and for regional Directors, travel and overnight accommodation costs are reimbursed, where necessary.

 Role of Treasurer

  • Overseeing the financial management of the organisation
  • Chairing and convening the Finance sub committee
  • Ensuring that true and proper financial records are kept
  • Ensure appropriate policies and procedures are in place and that sufficient risk management strategies are in place
  • Ensuring an annual audit is carried out
  • Regularly informing the Board of Directors about the organisation’s financial position through the monthly financial report
  • Assisting the Chief Executive Officer and bookkeeper in drawing up the draft budget
  • Ensuring that the state government compliance requirements are met
  • Be a member of the Executive Board.

How to apply

To be considered for the role, complete the attached Expression of Interest in Executive Position Expression_of_Interest_in_Executive_Position.pdf, accompanied by a short biographical statement of no more than 200 words (for examples see FCAV website for current Director’s biographies). Please note if emailing a clear signature must be scanned and included.  We request you provide the FCAV a ‘head and shoulders’ colour photo, on a neutral background if you would like the FCAV to use this in your candidate bio and other election materials.

A copy of the FCAV Association Rules, policies and reports can be viewed on our website at www.fcav.org.au ‘About Us - Publications & Policies’.

If you would like more information on the prospective role as an FCAV Board Director, please call

Megan Sadlier FCAV President on 0422 649 914 or CEO Samantha Hauge on 03 9416 4292.

Nomination for the Board of Director’s Treasurer position must be received by email at admin@fcav.org.au or by post at FCAV, 2 Greenwood Street Abbotsford VIC 3067 no later than 5pm on Friday 11 August 2023.

Applicants from an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background, or from regional Victoria are encouraged to apply.