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Grants Coordinator

Organisation : KidsXpress

Location : Sydney (MACQUARIE PARK)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Grants & Philanthropy

Sector : Children, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $65,000 - $85,000 (FTE) + salary packaging and super (depending on experience)

Application closing date : 22 Aug, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : KidsXpress

A children's mental health charity, KidsXpress helps to transform the lives of children impacted by adversity. We deliver trauma-informed Expressive Therapy to children under the age of 12yrs and Education Services for those that care for them.

About the role

KidsXpress is experiencing an exciting growth phase and is looking for a motivated and highly-organised individual to join our marketing team as a Grants Coordinator 2 days a week.

This is a rewarding and varied role with an organisation that has creativity at it’s core! You will be responsible for identifying grant opportunities and co-ordinating the grant application and acquittal process.

We’re seeking applications from both competent grant writers as well as those with some experience who are looking for an exciting opportunity to further develop their grant writing skills in a supportive and flexible team environment.

As a member of the KidsXpress team, you will receive competitive remuneration, generous leave entitlements, support for professional development and access to salary packaging (if eligible). You’ll also be a part of a vibrant, playful, and creative workplace surrounded by diversely skilled and experienced professionals.   

Essential criteria:

  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Experience with grant writing for the charity sector
  • Excellent project management skills and the ability to prioritise work and resources
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to interpret data and financial budgets for grant and acquittal purposes
  • Desktop publishing skills for designing effective proposals (desirable)
  • Experience with Salesforce (desirable)

Prior to commencement of employment, you will also need to provide a WWCC number as evidence of Working with Children Check and National Police history Check. 

How to apply

If this opportunity appeals to you, please provide a covering letter addressing the criteria and email it, together with your CV to

If you have any questions regarding this opportunity, please contact Rana Ensor at


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

Profession: #Grants_and_Philanthropy
Sector: #Children, #Mental_Health


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