Research and Projects Officer, Melb CBD
Permanent part-time role (17.5 hours per week)
Mission Australia is seeking a part time Research and Projects Officer (RPO), based in Melbourne, to play a key role in our Research and Social Policy Unit. The ideal candidate will want to utilise their research and communication skills within a practitioner organisation which has a national focus. Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian community services organisation providing community, employment and training services across Australia.
Reporting to our National Manager, Research and Social Policy (based in Sydney), you will conduct research into social and economic policy issues to inform the debate in these areas and make a major contribution on behalf of low income and disadvantaged Australians. You will contribute to the production of a range of advocacy tools, including publications, as well assupport our current and future service development and innovation.
You will have good research and policy analysis skills, strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to apply research findings to support service development. A readiness to work within the Mission Australia Values Statement is highly desirable.
For further information contact Anne Hampshire, National Manager, Research and Social Policy on (02) 9217 1059. Applications must address the selection criteria which are included in the information package. Applications close on Monday 19 March 2007 and should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Name: Anne Hampshire
Phone: (02) 9217 1059
Fundraising and Database administrator
Charity organisation, CBD location
38k+ super and an attractive salary package option
Are you the kind of person that lives to help others? Are you after a job that gives you the ultimate satisfaction? Than this opportunity is definitely for you.
Our client, who is a well established charity organisation located in the heart of CBD, require a fundraising and database administrator. This position would be perfect for someone with previous experience within the Not for Profit sector.
You will be required to:
* Provide support for the project officer
* Process donations
* Maintain and update the database
* Assist at functions
* Provide monthly fundraising ledger
* Be responsible for working with designers
* Prepare and process accounts
You will possess:
* Previous database experience – MIS Donor
* Advanced computer skills – Microsoft Excel
* Bookkeeping experience
* Sound organisational skills
* Problem solving abilities
* Ability to work independently and as a part of the team
* Empathy and compassion for the work the charity does
* Strong communication skills
If you believe you have the experience, the strong attitude and the personality required to fit within this vibrant team then APPLY NOW!
Fundraising/Development Officer – Part time
The Gawler Foundation
An exciting and challenging opportunity exists for a dynamic Individual that is results focused to join The Gawler Foundation.
Reporting to the CEO the position is responsible for securing fundraising income and developing, implementing and managing fundraising and sponsorship strategies.
You will need to have both strategic and operational, “hands-on” skills and experience in the following areas: Fundraising and Sponsorships, Major Gifts and Memberships Trusts and Grants.
To be successful in this challenging and rewarding position you will need to be well presented and have strong business acumen, personal drive, a high degree of professionalism and the ability to initiate and build strong networks with a record of achieving financial targets.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and the confidence to undertake public speaking are essential.
Tertiary qualifications or extensive equivalent experience is required and an understanding and knowledge of the not-for-profit sector is desirable
This is a part time position – hours negotiable but up to three days per week.
Please visit our website www.gawler.org for a job description. Applications to Rudi Uriot, PO Box 77, Yarra Junction 3797. Closing date 16/03/07.
Manager – Community Strengthening
One of Melbourne’s fastest growing municipalities
Competitive salary package including vehicle
With an exciting future guaranteed, Cardinia, a high growth municipality now seeks to appoint an outstanding Community Strengthening Manager to join the team. This is a newly created role with a planning, policy and contract management focus. The position is pivotal in implementing community strengthening initiatives in addition to a new place management model to service Council’s townships.
With a proven background in leading community development activities, the successful person will also bring strong communication skills and ability to lead a specialist group to achieve strategic and operational outcomes.
For further information, refer to www.cardinia.vic.gov.au
Forward applications to: email@example.com or HR Co-ordinator, Cardinia Shire Council, P.O. Box 7, Pakenham, 3810 by 9/3/07.
Community Development Officer – Grants and Sponsorship
The City of Melbourne
$58 400 – $65 800 + super
Is part of a team responsible for the development of community planning, framework development and community partnerships development and capacity building. You will develop, administer, coordinate and evaluate Community Service’s grants and sponsorship programs, manage the current Funding and Service Agreement agencies, and develop the framework/scope for a needs analysis of current volunteer and community training requirements in the municipality.
You will have…
A relevant tertiary qualification and/or extensive experience in community strengthening / capacity building projects or roles. The ability to liaise effectively with residents, community groups, government departments and other stakeholders, and demonstrated ability and experience in community liaison and community consultation will be vital to this role. Well developed project management, policy and procedure development skills, and demonstrated ability to develop and manage administrative, financial data and other resource systems will be essential.
Who we are…
At the City of Melbourne, we offer a great range of benefits including flexible working conditions, salary packaging, excellent leave entitlements, study assistance and an employee recreation association that is second to none. As an employee you can tap into a diverse range of learning opportunities that could even include higher education pathways. Your health and wellbeing is important to us. That’s why we’ve designed a unique Health and Wellbeing Strategy which seeks to optimise the health and wellbeing of our employees.
For a copy of the position description and to apply, visit our website www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/employment
Applications close Friday 9 March 2007.
18 month position which may be ongoing dependant on funding.
Beyond Maturity Blues is an exciting peer education program around the issues of depression for seniors. a joint initiative of beyondblue and COTA Victoria.
COTA Victoria is a non government organisation committed to human rights, social justice and the eradication of ageism.
Position description available on our website.
Applications close Tuesday March 13.
Communications Manager – SmartBus Program
$59,2- 72K plus super
The Smart Bus Program is designed to provide enhanced cross-town bus services using arterial roads to efficiently and reliably link railway stations, activity centres and community facilities.
# Part of the Communication Managers role is to:Establish and maintain positive working relationships with project stakeholders, particularly the local community.
# Develop and implement Communications Plans for individual SmartBus Projects
# To be the point of contact for general enquires regarding the SmartBus program, and to manage communications and marketing activities
# To manage the maintenance of public relations databases, and project issues database and to keep the community informed on project developments
Please visit VicRoads website, www.vicroads.vic.gov.au, and download the full role description before proceeding with the application.
# Applicants are required to meet following Key Selection Criteria:Tertiary qualifications relating to communications, marketing, public relations or related discipline
# Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills, including the conduct of public and project based group presentations
# Demonstrated ability to complete highly sensitive or political activities within extremely tight time frames
# Demonstrated experience in the implementing of communications strategies, consultation mechanisms and associated tools
# Excellent conceptual and analytical skills with demonstrated ability in developing and maintaining excellent community, government, media and industry relationships
# Excellent written skills, to be able to prepare high quality public information material and priority correspondence items
# Ability to work well as an individual and within a multidisciplinary team environment
# A high level of understanding and experience in the use of computer systems
# Understanding of, and commitment to, quality management principles
# A current Victorian Drivers Licence is required
Applicants need to address the above Key Selection Criteria and send their response together with a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application closes Friday the 3rd of March.
If you are interested in this position, please contact Sarah Widegren on 03 9621 3399
Leisure Planning & Policy Co-Ordinator
4 month assignment
Our client, one of Melbourne premier council, which services one of the largest populous communities, has a rare opportunity for a Leisure Services professional to assist for a 4-month contract!
You will be required to coordinate the development of sustainable and responsive planning and policy outcomes for the organization and the community in relation to arts, culture and heritage; sport; recreation; open space and aquatics.
You will be required to Coordinate the Department’s strategic planning and policy development program, develop a strategic planning and policy development framework and guidelines, draft leisure policies and strategic planning documents, assist with the implementation of strategic plans and policies, coordinate planning and policy projects being undertaken by external contractors and cross-functional teams, prepare project briefs & develop and implement the Facility Asset Management Plan in relation to Leisure facilities.
You will display an ability to research and analyse a range of planning and policy options for consideration by the Leisure Planning and Policy Coordinator. You will have sound understanding of the local and broader leisure and open space context, thorough understanding of community, organisational and industry stakeholders relating to community sport and recreation provision.
Furthermore you will show an understanding of community capacity and capability in relation to project partnering and contribution.
To be successful you will be tertiary qualified in leisure planning and/or related management field with several years of subsequent relevant experience; or extensive experience in a leisure planning and/or related management environment in conjunction with less formal qualifications & a current driver’s license. In addition you will demonstrate excellent communications skills and be a great team player.
To find out more call Murray on 9828 6526 or email your CV to email@example.com
National Communications Manager Not-for-profit environmental
Advocate and implement innovative communication strategies
A visionary to lead a team of creative professionals
Demonstrated commitment to natural environment
The Wilderness Society (TWS Inc) is a national, community-based environmental advocacy organisation whose purpose is protecting, promoting and restoring wilderness and natural processes across Australia.
This role oversees public relations and message development in consultation with key stakeholders nationally. You will be responsible for communications’ staff and program management, attitudinal research, contractor management, branding and development.
A dynamic communicator, you will have a working knowledge of cutting edge communication channels, across all media. You have strong leadership skills, confident in your ability to manage an exceptional committed and enthusiastic team. You are passionate about the work of TWS and eager to take on the challenges presented by a new senior role in a national organization.
If the future of the environment is a priority for you, and you’d like the chance to be an advocate for positive action, this could be the job for you. Contact Heather Knights on 02 8243 0570 or send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Fundraising and Sponsorship Manager
National Role based in Melbourne
An exciting and challenging opportunity exists for a dynamic individual that is results focused to join this well established and progressive charity that is committed to putting smiles back on sick kid’s faces!
Reporting to the energetic CEO and Founder the position is responsible for securing fundraising income, developing, implementing and managing Fundraising and Sponsorship strategies at a national level.
The position requires both strategic and operational, “hands-on” capabilities in the following areas: Fundraising and Sponsorships, Major Gifts and Memberships.
To be successful and meet the challenges of this rewarding position you will need to have strong business acumen, personal drive, a high degree of professionalism and the ability to initiate and build strong networks within corporate environments and a track record of achieving financial targets.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and the confidence to undertake public speaking are essential, as is your willingness to work outside of standard business hours, travel interstate when necessary and have a current Victorian drivers license. You will be required to use your vehicle on many occasions with out-of-pocket expenses reimbursed.
Tertiary qualifications or extensive equivalent experience is required and an understanding and knowledge of the non-for-profit sector is desirable.
To request a detailed position description please contact Anna Colella on 03 8648 6528 or email email@example.com
Community Development Coordinator
Following significant growth in the community development area of Council this new position has been created and is responsible for developing a strong community in all areas of the Melton Shire and playing a key role in the development and delivery of a diverse range of responsive community development programs as well as providing management and support to staff.
Salary range is $59,400 to $66,395 plus 9% super.
For further details please contact Tony Ball on 9747 7396.
All applicants must address the key selection criteria which is contained in the Position Description which can be obtained from Council’s web-site or by contacting Diana Pickering on 9747 7233.
Applications are to be addressed “Private & Confidential” and forwarded to the Human Resources Manager, Shire of Melton, PO Box 21, Melton 3337 no later than 5.00pm Friday 9 March 2007.
National Sales Team Manager
Manage face to face direct sales teams
Competitive salary and bonus package
Sydney or Melbourne based
The Wilderness Society is a national, community-based environmental advocacy organisation whose purpose is protecting, promoting and restoring wilderness across Australia.
This is an exciting new role for a senior manager with extensive experience in face to face fundraising or direct sales. It offers the opportunity to develop and grow the Wilderness Defenders donor program currently raising up to $12 million a year, with responsibility for strategic direction and management.
You are a strong leader able to inspire and motivate young, dynamic teams to achieve income targets. You have strong budget management skills, including setting income targets, analyzing results and developing strategies to improve outcomes. A self starter, you will relish the opportunity to use your highly developed skills to fund campaigns to save our wilderness for the future.
If you are passionate about nature conservation, grab this rare opportunity. Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Heather Knights on 02 8243 0570.
Community Relations Manager
Kildonan Child and Family Services is one of Victoria’s oldest welfare agencies and is an award-winning pioneering community service organisation that provides effective, integrated services to those facing hardship and disadvantage by seeking solutions to enhance potential and opportunities.
Part of UnitingCare, Australia’s largest welfare network, Kildonan’s main emphasis is on family preservation, prevention of family breakdown and early intervention.
Kildonan maintains strong partnerships and is small enough to be responsive. With a budget of around $4m, they are always adapting and refining their approaches to support high quality service delivery in Melbourne’s northern and western growth corridors.
Reporting to the CEO, this new position has full strategic and operational responsibility for fundraising and marketing activities. This is a hands-on role ideally suited to a creative, innovative and energetic individual who can make a positive contribution to this agency well known for Quality and Innovation.
To be successful in this role you will have a proven track record in:-
• Developing, implementing and monitoring fundraising & marketing strategies
• Establishing and maintaining networks and partnerships with business & community leaders
• Delivering significant results in fundraising activities
• Creating and improving donor/customer loyalty programs
Experience in the not for profit sector and a demonstrated understanding of DONMAN fundraising software will be well regarded, as will tertiary qualifications in business, marketing or public relations.
This is an outstanding opportunity for someone who can demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, an innovative and engaging style as well as demonstrated ability to gain untied funds for further agency growth.
Please contact Dan Sawyer for more information
Plan Giving – Bequest Development Officer
Due to an internal promotion, Australian Red Cross Victoria is seeking an experienced Bequest Development Officer to join our Planned Giving Team.
Your well developed interpersonal and relationship building skills will ensure success in this exciting area of the Fundraising Department.
Responsibilities in the Bequest Program include:
Promoting the program to individuals and community groups
Researching potential supporters to the Bequest Program from our internal database
Planning and undertaking a visiting program to current and potential bequestors
Developing and implementing a range of activities to nurture relations with donors and supporters.
Making the ‘ask’
This exciting and challenging role requires an energetic and self-starter with excellent organisational and time management skills and the ability to relate well to people. You will need first-rate written and verbal communication skills, a commitment to the Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross and a track record of reaching targets. A current Drivers Licence is essential, as extensive travelling is involved.
This is a full time position, which offers an attractive remuneration package.
A position description is available via www.redcross.org.au under Victoria/employment opportunities. For more information contact Bruce Roberts 03 8327-7817. Applicants must address the key selection criteria and forward to:
Australian Red Cross – Victoria
23-47 Villiers Street, North Melbourne, Victoria, 3051
and or to the above email address to email@example.com by no later than 5pm, Friday, 2nd March 2007.
Fundraising Administration Officer Not for Profit
Diabetes Australia -Victoria
Salary 37,100K equivalent plus super
Diabetes Australia – Victoria is well regarded for providing tremendous support and information to the large number of Australians with diabetes and their families to minimize impact on lifestyle and contribute to the search for a cure. The fundraising business unit generates income to provide education, health promotion and research for Diabetes Australia whilst also raising awareness of the service provided.
Reporting to the Fundraising and Planned Giving Manager, you will play a key role in the processing of donations and provide administrative support of fundraising events, direct mail, trust and foundation submissions, the In Memoriam program and independent fundraising.
Key activities of this role will include:
* Data processing and receipting of donations;
* Database management and statistical analysis and reporting;
* Providing administrative support across the fundraising department;
* Assist members and donors with queries; and:
* Working as a part of the fundraising team, to contribute to the strategy, planning and development of fundraising campaigns.
Knowledge of fundraising and direct marketing principles would be advantageous; you will be willing and genuinely prepared to learn about fundraising. You will have experience in a similar role requiring you to work on simultaneous administrative projects with multiple supervisors. Experience in the not for profit sector would be an advantage. With sound computer skills, particularly database management and Word, you will work autonomously with a hands on approach and excellent attention to detail.
Diabetes affects a wide cross section of the community; this is a great opportunity to be a significant part in the search for a cure.
Are you passionate about the delivery of high quality events?
Newly created position
Located in Sandringham
Applications are invited for an outgoing, creative professional to join the Events and Cultural Planning Team, which delivers events, arts, and cultural planning to create local business opportunities and promote Bayside as a tourist destination.
Reporting to the Events and Cultural Planning Coordinator, this newly created part-time position will give you the opportunity to support the delivery of a program of major festivals and events such as the Bright n Sandy Festival and the Bayside Christmas Carols.
A salary of $45,446 pa (pro rata) for part time (22.8 hours per week, flexible), plus superannuation will be offered.
Written applications close Friday 16 March 2007 at 5pm. Applicants MUST quote the relevant position number HRM/219. To find out more about Bayside and/or to apply for this position, please visit our website www.bayside.vic.gov.au or contact Council’s Manager Urban Strategy & Culture, Julie Reid on (03) 9599 4634.
Located in Victoria’s fastest growing regional centre, Bendigo Health is one of the most mature complex health providers in Australia, offering acute care, allied and mental health services, aged care, rehabilitation and community services to a significant area of the state.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive will lead this organisation of over 3000 employees in delivering excellent health services.
An experienced leader in the health industry will relish this opportunity to combine a high degree of financial and tertiary health literacy with developing and maintaining relationships with a range of key stakeholders.
Please send a CV (Word format, up to 5 pages)
firstname.lastname@example.org or ring
Jeremy Wurm on +61 3 9602 1666, in confidence.
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Dynamic Not for Profit Organisation
Six Figure package
With an annual budget of approximately $4 million, and a staff of 90 people, Araluen Centre, based in the north eastern suburbs of Melbourne, provides high quality accommodation and day services for adults with an intellectual disability.
As the current CEO is retiring, the Board is seeking applications from outstanding individuals with a strong social conscience who are deeply committed to supporting, promoting and advocating improvements in disability services. You will be a person with exceptional communication, people management and presentation skills who will manage a dedicated team across a range of locations.
This is a great opportunity for a person with a broad range of skills who wants to make a difference to better meet the needs of the people we support. You will be an innovative person who has the vision and capacity to drive Araluen to become one of the recognised leaders in the disability field. You will enjoy working closely with the Board and the committed management team in a cooperative and collaborative relationship in order to meet expressed needs of the people we support.
Tertiary qualifications are expected, however exceptional candidates with significant relevant experience may be considered. While disability-specific qualifications and experience would
be highly regarded, suitable candidates from a wide variety of professional backgrounds are
encouraged to apply.
An attractive salary package, including car and salary sacrificing, will be negotiated with the successful applicant.
For further information, please contact Graham Goudie, CEO, at Araluen in confidence on (03) 9439 2805 or email email@example.com. Our website is www.araluen.org.
Applications close 4 pm on 4 March 2007 and emailed applications are strongly preferred.
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CEO, One Umbrella Australia Inc
One Umbrella Australia Inc is a small not for profit with a big mission and a big success story.
Our mission is to collect food that would normally be thrown out by restaurants etc. Teams of volunteers turn the food into nutritious meals which are distributed to in excess of 60 agencies across Melbourne. This allows us to have a positive impact on the environment by reducing waste while assisting people who are hungry. The organisation has grown from a few meals a week in 2002 to a target of 305 000 in 2006/2007, all with a team of 4 part time paid staff, 150 regular volunteers and 650 corporate volunteers.
We are looking for an energetic, passionate CEO to lead us on to our next phase. The challenges are to secure our funding base, manage the move to a new kitchen, expand our marketing efforts and position the organisation for continued growth. Some work on building policy documentation to underpin our work is needed. This is a very hands on role, very fun and very rewarding.
Please apply to firstname.lastname@example.org Applications addressing briefly the required skills will be appreciated. Enquiries can also be directed to this email address.
Salary Range: $60 to $80 000
Closing date: March 9
For position description go to the Pathways Australia website.
Berry Street Victoria, one of the state’s most respected and well established charities now has rewarding opportunities available within the Community Relations Team.
This role is focussed on developing relationships with both existing and new supporters through innovative fundraising initiatives. You will manage a small team, providing guidance and hands on support when required.
You will have experience in managing direct mail campaigns as well as managing and implementing fundraising plans which generate support from the community and
achieve income targets.
Corporate Partnerships Manager
This role is focussed on ensuring that our relationships with existing Corporate Supporters are nurtured and that new corporate supporters are identified and secured.
You will enjoy the challenge of finding new prospects, developing proposals which lead to long term partnerships. Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills will be required.
Both roles report to the Director of Community Relations and are based in Richmond. Your success will depend upon your ability to plan effective strategies, your tenacity to ensure they are implemented at a tactical level and your ability to identify new opportunities.
Position Descriptions can be obtained by visiting www.berrystreet.org.au.
Applications addressing the key selection criteria and including a covering letter should be sent to Peter Edwards (email@example.com) .
Applications close 2.3.07
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