Coordinator Of Volunteers

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Location : Sydney (Parramatta)

Organisation : Vision Australia

Work Type : Full-time

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 15-03-2018

About the Role

Parramatta Based
Permanent Full Time Opportunity
Leading Not For Profit Organisation
Flexible Work Arrangements & Generous Salary Packagaing Benefits
Vision Australia is seeking an accomplished professional with a passion for Volunteering, based out of our Parramatta Office. This role will also work across the Ashfield and Epping sites.


As a Coordinator of Volunteers at Vision Australia you will:

Ability to create roles, select and match volunteers effectively and retain a strong volunteer workforce
Ensure the effective and efficient administration of volunteer and peer support services using effective and proactive recruitment, training, advocacy, development and support processes.
Promote and represent Vision Australia in relevant forums; and develop and maintain internal and external networks to assist in growth of volunteer network.
Continuous professional development, including keeping up to date with policy and procedures, and maintaining skills and knowledge.
Monitor and maintain accurate, up to date volunteer records in accordance with professional standards and Vision Australia Policy and Procedures and all relevant legislation.
Manage program development and recognition functions as per policy and procedure.

To be successful in this role you will have:

Demonstrated experience in working with and supporting volunteers
Relevant experience in community or disability services
Demonstrated experience in proactive recruitment/community involvement
Experience working with people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds
Ability to select appropriate volunteers and match effectively to volunteer demands
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.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Vision Australia
Vision Australia supports people who are blind or who have low vision to live the life they choose!

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For details concerning this role, please contact

Melissa Stewart

Phone : 0293343297

Email :

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Coordinator Of Volunteers via Pro Bono Australia.


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