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Organisation : Children's Ground

Location : Melbourne (Abbotsford)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Children, Community Development, Indigenous

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $80,000 - $90,000 + super & generous salary packaging benefits

Application closing date : 24 Aug, 2020

About the role

  • First Nations applicants strongly encouraged to apply
  • New position – opportunity to make a difference using your fundraising campaigning skills
  • Full time 6-month position (part time 4 days/week will be considered) working from home until further notice, with the possibility of extension based on funding
  • $82,124- $90,010 plus super, generous salary packaging benefits

About Us

Children’s Ground is working to create an environment where families realise their aspirations for the next generation of children to be free from trauma and suffering, enjoy equity and safety, be able to grow into adulthood happy and healthy, and have agency over their social, cultural, political and economic life. To learn more about Children’s Ground and the work we do, visit our website:

About the Job

Due to growth and in line with achieving our ambitious vision, we have created a new opportunity for a savvy, outcomes driven fundraising professional to join our Partnerships, Investments & Communications (PIC) team. 

Reporting to the Director of PIC and working closely with a small and talented team, the Fundraising Coordinator will focus on developing creative fundraising campaigns, donor retention and peer-to-peer fundraising, to ensure Children’s Ground’s sustainability into the future.

About You

Ideally, you will identify as a First Nations person. You will have a passion for social justice and the rights of our First Nations people and will be highly motivated by making change.

To be successful in this position, you will be a highly collaborative, energetic, creative and strategic thinking professional. You will have significant experience and a proven track record of successfully developing and implementing innovative fundraising campaigns to increase an organisation’s funding base for ongoing sustainability. Your ability to build and maintain relationships with a diverse range of people both internally and externally will be fundamental to the success of this position and Children’s Ground.

We invite you to walk with us on this unique journey…

Please apply via Seek, where you will be asked to upload a cover letter with a response to each of the key selection criteria contained in the position description, along with your resume.  

We anticipate interviews being held in the week of 7 September 2020.

Applications to be received by 5pm Mon 24 August 2020.


In line with our workforce development strategy, Children’s Ground strongly encourages and supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Children's Ground

How to apply

Please quote in application: Fundraising Coordinator via Pro Bono Australia.



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