West Footscray Neighbourhood House is governed by a Committee of Governance made up of people who live in our local community. Being on the committee is a voluntary role.

West Footscray Neighbourhood House is committed to community ownership and civic participation and is considered an exemplar for the community development work we undertake.

The Committee of Governance:

  • Establishes the mission and vision
  • Identifies the organisation’s core values
  • Defines the organisation’s programs and services
  • Obtains needed resources and community support
  • Provides financial oversight and ensures the organisation meets its legal and financial requirements
  • Develops appropriate risk management practices
  • Selects leaders for management positions


The committee meets one evening a month.

How to apply

Complete an expression of interest form.

A current committee member will be in touch to talk about your application a bit more and invite you to observe a meeting.

If you need support to apply or have any questions please contact us.