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Auxiliary Executive Committee Virtual Auxiliaries Portfolio Lead

Organisation : The Royal Children's Hospital Foundation

Location : Melbourne

Time required : Six committee meetings and time spent connecting and building relationships with new Auxiliaries

Duration of project : Ongoing

Skill area : Fundraising

Sector : Foundations, Trusts & Philanthropy

Posted on : 8 Oct, 2020

About the role

Applications close 5pm Friday 6 November 2020


The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) is supported by a vibrant and dedicated network of Auxiliary groups. Today, there are around 60 Auxiliary groups made of up 1,000 volunteers from right across Victoria.

Governed by the Auxiliaries Executive Committee (AEC), the RCH Auxiliaries have been raising funds for the hospital since 1922 under the mission: “One team working towards one goal – making sick kids better.”

The RCH Auxiliaries raise funds in a myriad ways for many special causes. The funds raised support a variety of projects and initiatives in line with an Auxiliary’s personal connection to the RCH and the hospital’s priorities in the areas of researchleadership and trainingequipment and technology and patient and family centred care.

The Role

The AEC is seeking to create new, virtual Auxiliaries, providing an opportunity for individuals and groups to support the RCH remotely. The volunteer position of the Virtual Auxiliaries Portfolio Lead will manage the development of these new Virtual Auxiliaries and act as a consultant to the AEC. The role centres on communicating externally and building relationships with the next generation of fundraisers. The Virtual Auxiliaries Portfolio Lead will work closely with the President of Auxiliaries and the Fundraising Manager at the RCH Foundation.


  • Attend six committee meetings per year and provide updates to the Committee Chair
  • Develop new Virtual Auxiliaries in line with volunteering and fundraising best practice
  • Develop a communications plan with the Auxiliaries and Fundraising Manager and the RCH Foundation’s Communications Team to promote Virtual Auxiliaries
  • Promote the RCH Auxiliaries through daily professional activities
  • Be knowledgeable about the RCH Auxiliaries, our mission, programs and events and uphold our values
  • Support the Auxiliary Executive Committee as required


  • Working With Children Check
  • National Police Check
  • A passion for children’s health and the not for profit sector
  • Demonstrated fundraising and or volunteering experience, preferably in an online environment
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and relationship building skills with a sensitivity to stakeholder coordination
  • Commitment to the RCH Foundation’s values and a working style that reflects these
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a high level of accuracy


About the organisation

Organisation name : The Royal Children's Hospital Foundation
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply

For details concerning this role , please contact

Laura Buck

Phone : 03 9345 6491

Email :

Please quote in application: Auxiliary Executive Committee Virtual Auxiliaries Portfolio Lead via Pro Bono Australia.



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