News - 6th April 2022

Board Administrative Assistant vacancy


We are seeking to appoint an individual for this voluntary position. We would welcome applications from those without prior experience, or with an interest in getting an insight into corporate governance.


The role will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Providing administrative support to the parkrun Company Secretary
  • Scheduling and attending monthly parkrun board meetings via online teleconference facilities
  • Collating and distributing board reports and papers to board members within a set timeframe prior to meetings
  • Taking meeting minutes and distributing to board members within a set timeframe following meetings



  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Strong organisational capabilities including the ability to take minutes, the ability to adhere to timelines and follow up outstanding action items with board members



  • A monthly commitment of around 4 hours, including the two-hour board meeting
  • Familiarity with the parkrun brand
  • Technological competence e.g. ability to join online teleconference facilities, use shared drives (e.g. Google Drive) etc.
  • Agreement to the board confidentiality clause
  • Proven ability to work well in a team


Reporting to: parkrun Australia Chair

Location: Australia

The application process can be found here.


The closing date for applications is 5:00pm AEST, Friday 22 April.


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