connectEDspace - support for young people

Young people can face all sorts of pressures – including problems at school, with friends or at home.
connectEDspace is a website by Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV), dedicated to young people to help provide all the information they need to deal with the stuff they go through each day.

Aboriginal Family and Relationship Support

RAV provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and individuals to help strengthen family relationships.

Counselling provides an opportunity to talk with a professionally trained person to discuss couple issues, conflicts with friends, relationship breakdown, parenting, domestic violence, anxiety, depression, grief, sexual problems, childhood sexual abuse, stress and work related tensions and disputes.


Board Notice

Relationships Australia Victoria Limited (RAV) seeks to appoint one (1) Non-Executive Director. The role requires attending approximately eight (8) Board meetings annually plus General Meetings of the Members including AGMs and serving on Board subcommittees as required. Attendance at some functions with stakeholders and participation in Board development workshops is also expected.

Required Skills  

The successful candidate will require extensive skills and experience in the delivery and governance of RAV core programs including couple and family counselling and mediation. Ideally the candidate will hold specialist qualifications in one or more of these disciplines and have demonstrated practical senior experience in program delivery, service design and clinical supervision.

To be considered for this role applicants must have experience serving on not-for-profit boards, an ability to think and influence strategically, and an understanding of good practice corporate governance including risk and change management.

The role will focus on driving a not-for-profit organisation to implement its strategy and a passion for making a difference for families and children. The successful candidate will be able to lend their skills and experience to contribute to effective Clinical Governance and Financial oversight of the organisation.  

Appointments are for three (3) years.  

Applications close on Wednesday 21 October 2020 at 5:00pm.  

Applications must be made in writing to Dr Andrew Bickerdike, Chief Executive Officer

For further information, contact Dr Andrew Bickerdike on 03 9853 2222.