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AFDO – Coordinator – Volunteers, Students & Interns

Organisation : Australian Federation Of Disability Organisations (AFDO)

Location : Australia, Melbourne (Remote working)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Administration & Office Support, Other, Program Coordination & Management, Volunteer Management

Sector : Disabilities, Humanitarian, Other

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 24 Apr, 2021

About the role

This position is only available for those who identify as a person with disability as allowed under ‘special measures’ of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010, no other applicants will be considered.

The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations, a Disabled People’s Organisation and a National Cross-Disability Peak, represents people with disability and their families, and is looking for an experienced Coordinator – Volunteers, Students & interns with relevant skills to fulfil this role.

Reporting to the National Manager-Systemic Advocacy, Insight & Research, the Coordinator will provide high-level support to ensure the development and implementation of the AFDO Volunteers, Students & Interns Strategy Framework (AVSISF). The Coordinator will be responsible for liaising with all AFDO staff & expert advisers to ascertain and map out a database of suitable projects that can be assisted or undertaken by the AVSISF. The database will then be presented to the Senior Management Team, who, working with the Coordinator, will prioritise projects. 

The Coordinator will commence a recruitment plan to engage suitable volunteers, students & interns into a pool for use on identified projects. Relevant skills, experience and team fit, will be critical in the selection for any projects. Longer-term, the aim is to provide recruits for projects with AFDO member organisations or provide resources and support to implement a volunteer program successfully.

This is an exciting opportunity to join AFDO as we continue to grow and be an active contributor in extending its impact both nationally and internationally. See more about us at; www.afdo.org.au

You must have a minimum of 3 years operating in a similar role within or outside of the sector.  

This is a part-time role working Tuesday to Thursday each week, with an initial 12 month contract and potential for renewal subject to results. We have a remote “home office” operating environment and great flexibility along with other benefits and a great team environment. Ideally, we are seeking the candidate to commence immediately.

Interested in applying?

Please submit a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) responding to the criteria in the Position Description, download here; PD – Coordinator – Volunteers, Students & interns  – Word Doc or PD – Coordinator – Volunteers, Students & interns – HTML  with your resume, to ceo@afdo.org.au with the subject line: Coordinator – Volunteers, Students & interns.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Australian Federation Of Disability Organisations (AFDO)

The Australian Federation of Disability Organisation (AFDO) is a peak organisation in the disability sector representing people with lived experience of disability.

AFDO works to develop a community where people with disability can participate in all aspects of social, economic, political and cultural life. AFDO provides systemic representation, policy advice, key projects to build the capacity of people with disability and their representative organisations as well as disability focused consultancy.

How to apply

Please submit a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) responding to the criteria in the Position Description, download here; PD – Coordinator – Volunteers, Students & interns  – Word Doc or PD - Coordinator – Volunteers, Students & interns – HTML  with your resume, to ceo@afdo.org.au with the subject line: Coordinator – Volunteers, Students & interns.


Please quote in application: AFDO – Coordinator – Volunteers, Students & Interns via Pro Bono Australia.


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