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Reference Number 20887
Position Title Community Fundraising Coordinator
Employment Type Temporary Full Time
Hours Per Week 38.00
  • 12 Month Maternity Leave Replacement
  • Kooyong or Parramatta Location
  • Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Generous Salary Packaging Benefits

Vision Australia is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. We work in partnership with Australians who are blind or have low vision to help them achieve the possibilities they choose in life.

We support more than 27,500 people of all ages and life stages, and circumstances. We do this through 28 Vision Australia centres in Victoria, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia; 30 clinics; and through outreach programs in the Northern Territory and Tasmania.

An exciting opportunity awaits an experienced Community Fundraising Coordinator to join our team in Kooyong or Parramatta.


As an Community Fundraising Coordinator at Vision Australia you will:

  • Lead the development and implementation of Vision Australia’s Community Fundraising Strategy.
  • Develop and excecute tactical plans across community fundraising, Black and White committees, Seeing Eye Dogs collection dogs and community groups.
  • Provide strategic advice and guidance to Regional Business Managers and Coordinator of Volunteers regarding local office community fundraising programs.
  • Ensure fundraising compliance across community fundraising, including the registration of all community and volunteer fundraisers in line with State requirments, and that volunteers for whom you are responsible are supported in their fundraising.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in fundraising, marketing or sales or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering successful client/donor relationship outcomes with highly engaged supporters.
  • Thorough understanding of fundraising and the principles of community fundraising and stewardship.
  • Demonstraited experience in strategy preparation, tactical development campaign planning and delivery.

Working as part of Vision Australia you will enjoy a values based organisation with benefits including:

  • Friendly values based working environments
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Exciting career paths
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements

We’re always on the lookout for energetic, motivated people who share our values to be Person Centred, Accountable, Collaborative, Commercially Focused and Agile.

Do you want to become a part of a team that supports a future where our clients have the opportunity like never before to live the life they choose? Please select the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.

Applications should consist of a full resume and a cover letter. Candidates should address the essential job competencies as outlined the position description and should also consider and be able to demonstrate Vision Australia’s organisational values which are central to the organisation’s culture. Applications should be uploaded as a word file. Please note pdf documents are not accepted for accessibility reasons.

As part of Vision Australia’s commitment to being an inclusive employer and embedding a culture where staff, volunteers and clients can be themselves and feel safe, and to protecting the best interests and safety of children and vulnerable people, successful applicants will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children.

For more information about working at Vision Australia go to 

We encourage applications from candidates who are blind or have low vision.

Contact Person Melissa Stewart
Contact Number 0429042359
Closing Date 23/11/2018
Position Description
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