The Business Development and Partnerships Committee oversees and coordinates planning and actions to promote and develop the organisation in accordance with the Hope Street Strategic Plan and the Business Development and Partnerships Action Plan. It also supports and oversees the planning and actions of the Corporate Committee. The Corporate Committee is a committee of the Business Development and Partnerships Committee. One or both of the Directors from the committee are members of the Corporate Committee.
The Corporate Committee has been developed to enable external expert stakeholders to contribute to the promotion and sustainability of Hope Street beyond its current service delivery. Current activities of the Committee include raising the public profile of Hope Street through a range of marketing and communications strategies, supporting the development of new Hope Street sites and programs in the City of Whittlesea, and implementing a Millennial Advisory Group to enable external millennial stakeholders to contribute to the promotion and sustainability of Hope Street.
The Finance Committee is a standing committee of the Board and assists the Board to meet its fiscal responsibilities and achieve the objectives of the Strategic Plan. Through regular meetings, it also provides a forum for communication between the Board and the Finance Manager.
In August 2019, Hope Street launched a Millennial Advisory Group. The volunteer group consists of young adults aged 18 to 35 years old who are committed to raising Hope Street's public profile, raising funds and in-kind support for the organisation, and bringing the Millennial voice to the fore of the response to youth homelessness. The Millennial Advisory Group members are ambassadors for Hope Street – helping to spread the word about youth homelessness in Melbourne and Hope Street's response to it.
The Risk Management and Compliance Committee is a standing Committee of the Board and it provides reports and recommendations to the Board to assist it to manage risk across the whole organisation. It also ensures that the organisation complies with relevant legislation, government policy, organisational policy, codes of practice, standards, contracts and agreements.