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Here at Autism Swim, we're more than just a team; we're a family united by a heartfelt mission—to transform swimming and water safety for individuals with autism. Our dedication to making a real difference in the lives of those we serve is what fuels our work every day.

Our roles range from educators and support staff to administrative positions, and we’re dedicated to creating a supportive and inclusive work environment. We post all job openings here, so keep an eye on this page for opportunities to join our team.

Be part of our journey to create safer, inclusive aquatic environments. Your contribution could be the ripple that creates a wave of change!

Join Our Wave of Change at Autism Swim!

Here at Autism Swim, we're more than just a team; we're a family united by a heartfelt mission—to transform swimming and water safety for individuals with autism. Our dedication to making a real difference in the lives of those we serve is what fuels our work every day.

Our roles range from educators and support staff to administrative positions, and we’re dedicated to creating a supportive and inclusive work environment. We post all job openings here, so keep an eye on this page for opportunities to join our team.

Be part of our journey to create safer, inclusive aquatic environments. Your contribution could be the ripple that creates a wave of change!

Position Available: Company Secretary

Autism Swim is currently riding a wave of growth after an extremely positive last 12 months and is now looking to welcome a new company secretary to the team.
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As company secretary you will bring experience in a similar position and have a real passion for the work that Autism Swim does in the inclusion space. There is more information about the role attached in the position description.

Role: Company Secretary (Non-Executive Director)
Major purpose: Facilitating the company’s corporate governance processes and holding primary responsibility for ensuring that the board processes run efficiently and effectively.

Standards and functions prescribed as ‘best practice’ by the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) are in the appendix attached to this Position Description and are to be adhered to.  Typically appointed for a period of one year or as determined by Board

Duties and responsibilities: The company secretary holds office on terms and conditions as the Directors determine.
Reporting to: Chair

More about this role:

Meeting and minutes

In relation to meetings and minutes, the company secretary is responsible for:

  • Notifying the directors in writing in advance of a meeting of the board as specified in the constitution
  • Ensuring the agenda and board papers are prepared and forwarded to directors prior to the board meeting as set out in the board charter and any associated policies
  • Recording, maintaining, and distributing the minutes of all board and board committee meetings as required
  • Maintaining a complete set of board papers in the appropriate data management system (Basecamp)
  • Preparing for and attending all annual and extraordinary general meetings of the company
  • With Chair and CEO/ General Manager, maintain Board Calendar
  • Maintain integrity of Board documents, communications and records in ‘Basecamp’
  • Ensures Board papers are circulated in a timely manner
  • Recording, maintaining, and distributing the minutes of all general meetings of the company.
Compliance

With respect to compliance, the company secretary is responsible for:

  • Overseeing the company’s compliance program and ensuring all company legislative obligations are met
  • Development, implementation, communication, and maintenance of compliance policies, processes, and procedures
  • Ensuring all requirements of ASIC, the ATO, and any other regulatory body are fully met
  • Providing counsel on corporate governance principles and director liability.
Governance Administration

The company secretary is responsible for the following governance administration tasks:

  • Maintaining the Register of Ongoing Conflicts of Interest and the Register of Related Party Transactions
  • Maintaining a Register of Company Policies as approved by the board
  • Maintaining Register of Directors and Members
  • Maintaining, updating, and ensuring that all directors have an up-­‐ to-­‐date copy of the Board Charter and associated governance documentation
  • Maintaining a complete list of the Delegations of Authority
  • Reporting at each board meeting the documents  executed under a power of attorney, documents executed in accordance with s 127 of the Corporations Act, and reporting on the use of the Seal Register; and
  • -Any other services the Chair or board may require.
Specific Responsibilities under the Corporations Act
  • To maintain a registered office, and notify ASIC of any change in address within 28 days (s 142)
  • To keep the registered office open to the public during certain hours (s 145)
  • To notify ASIC of a change to the principal place of business (s 146)
  • To lodge notices with ASIC regarding personal details of directors and secretaries (s 205B)
  • To notify ASIC of share issues (s 254X)
  • To lodge reports with ASIC (s 319(1))
  •  

How to apply:

Please email your CV and cover letter to our Chair Mark, at admin@autismswim.com.au with your motivations behind applying, and what it is you’d like to bring to the role.

We look forward to your application!

Position Available: Company Secretary

Autism Swim is currently riding a wave of growth after an extremely positive last 12 months and is now looking to welcome a new company secretary to the team.
.
As company secretary you will bring experience in a similar position and have a real passion for the work that Autism Swim does in the inclusion space. There is more information about the role attached in the position description.

Role: Company Secretary (Non-Executive Director)
Major purpose: Facilitating the company’s corporate governance processes and holding primary responsibility for ensuring that the board processes run efficiently and effectively.

Standards and functions prescribed as ‘best practice’ by the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) are in the appendix attached to this Position Description and are to be adhered to.  Typically appointed for a period of one year or as determined by Board

Duties and responsibilities: The company secretary holds office on terms and conditions as the Directors determine.
Reporting to: Chair

More about this role:

Meeting and minutes

In relation to meetings and minutes, the company secretary is responsible for:

  • Notifying the directors in writing in advance of a meeting of the board as specified in the constitution
  • Ensuring the agenda and board papers are prepared and forwarded to directors prior to the board meeting as set out in the board charter and any associated policies
  • Recording, maintaining, and distributing the minutes of all board and board committee meetings as required
  • Maintaining a complete set of board papers in the appropriate data management system (Basecamp)
  • Preparing for and attending all annual and extraordinary general meetings of the company
  • With Chair and CEO/ General Manager, maintain Board Calendar
  • Maintain integrity of Board documents, communications and records in ‘Basecamp’
  • Ensures Board papers are circulated in a timely manner
  • Recording, maintaining, and distributing the minutes of all general meetings of the company.
Compliance

With respect to compliance, the company secretary is responsible for:

  • Overseeing the company’s compliance program and ensuring all company legislative obligations are met
  • Development, implementation, communication, and maintenance of compliance policies, processes, and procedures
  • Ensuring all requirements of ASIC, the ATO, and any other regulatory body are fully met
  • Providing counsel on corporate governance principles and director liability.
Governance Administration

The company secretary is responsible for the following governance administration tasks:

  • Maintaining the Register of Ongoing Conflicts of Interest and the Register of Related Party Transactions
  • Maintaining a Register of Company Policies as approved by the board
  • Maintaining Register of Directors and Members
  • Maintaining, updating, and ensuring that all directors have an up-­‐ to-­‐date copy of the Board Charter and associated governance documentation
  • Maintaining a complete list of the Delegations of Authority
  • Reporting at each board meeting the documents  executed under a power of attorney, documents executed in accordance with s 127 of the Corporations Act, and reporting on the use of the Seal Register; and
  • -Any other services the Chair or board may require.
Specific Responsibilities under the Corporations Act
  • To maintain a registered office, and notify ASIC of any change in address within 28 days (s 142)
  • To keep the registered office open to the public during certain hours (s 145)
  • To notify ASIC of a change to the principal place of business (s 146)
  • To lodge notices with ASIC regarding personal details of directors and secretaries (s 205B)
  • To notify ASIC of share issues (s 254X)
  • To lodge reports with ASIC (s 319(1))
  •  

How to apply:

Please email your CV and cover letter to our Chair Mark, at admin@autismswim.com.au with your motivations behind applying, and what it is you’d like to bring to the role.

We look forward to your application!

 

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