Are you passionate about the arts?

Are you interested in making a difference to the local Wyndham community?

If yes, Arts Assist is looking for you!

Applications are now open to join the Arts Assist board.

Arts Assist is a not-for-profit community organisation that promotes and supports artistic and cultural activities that benefit the community of Wyndham, in Melbourne’s west.

The board is responsible for:

  • Legal and financial accountability
  • Strategic vision and objectives
  • Safeguarding the mission and vision of the organisation
  • Managing and growing the corpus trust funds
  • Advocacy

The board manages a significant investment portfolio and distributes proceeds in accordance with a budgeted funding cycle, currently twice per calendar year, across three funding programs:

  • Collaborative Projects
  • Individual Projects
  • Significant Acquisitions

An Advisory Panel, made up of local Wyndham community residents, plays a vital role in the review of funding applications and makes funding recommendations to the board.

Desirable skills and areas of specialisation

  • Grants Administration
  • Accounting, Business, Banking & Financial Services
  • Investment
  • Fundraising
  • Law & Legal Services
  • Marketing & Communications

The board is committed to workplace diversity and encourages people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, women and younger persons to apply.


The board meets monthly (on the third Thursday of each month from 5pm – 7pm) in Wyndham.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:

  • The Directors, Arts Assist

Applications deadline is Friday 15 May 2020.

Further details

View the Board director role description


  • Janice Goates, Chair, Arts Assist
  • 0417 591 697