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Director of Fundraising at Human & Hope

Organisation : Human And Hope Association Inc.

Location : Australia

Time required : The Director of Fundraising can expect to spend an average of four to five hours per week on independent work and attend a two-hour monthly meeting. 

Duration of project : Ongoing

Skill area : Board & Committee Members, Fundraising

Sector : Overseas Aid & Development

Application closing date : 13 Aug, 2021

About the role

The Director of Fundraising is a non-executive board member who is responsible for supporting the CEO to drive the fundraising strategy of Human and Hope Association Inc.

Competencies, experience and Skills (Role Related)

  • Professional experience with fundraising and philanthropy in the not-for-profit sector (not essential, but favourable)
  • Professional experience with marketing (not essential, but favourable)
  • Proven track record in sourcing funds through grants, corporate partnerships and/or philanthropic endeavours
  • Ability to manage juggling priorities
  • Experience in developing detailed revenue strategies 
  • Previous board experience  (not essential, but favourable)
  • Willingness to devote the required time to serving on the Board
  • Experience with fundraising for international causes (not essential, but favourable)

Competencies (Personal Attributes)

  • Passion for localization and Cambodian-driven solutions – understanding that the local way is the best way when it comes to sustainable development; 
  • Integrity – fulfilling a director’s duties and responsibilities, acting ethically, appropriate independence, putting the organisation’s interests before personal interests; 
  • Credibility – have a trustworthy reputation that will result in respect from all stakeholders; 
  • Collaborative yet curious and courageous – able to function as an effective team member and have the curiosity to ask questions and the courage to persist in robust discussions; 
  • Active contribution – be an active contributor with genuine interest in HHA Inc. and the importance of local empowerment;
  • Ability to make informed decisions – eager to listen and conduct necessary research before making a decision that is always in the best interest of HHA Cambodia and aligns with their values


  • Be a key driver in supporting the CEO to implement the fundraising strategy 
  • Mobilise connections to fulfil the fundraising strategy
  • Bring new, innovative ideas to the organisation
  • Help develop policies when necessary
  • Attend monthly board meetings

About the organisation

Organisation name : Human And Hope Association Inc.

Human and Hope Association Inc. is a registered charity that empowers communities to address inequalities. We achieve this through two approaches:

  • Advocating in Australia about the unintended consequences of voluntourism and advocating for a local approach to development.
  • Financially supporting a grassroots community centre in Cambodia (HHA Cambodia) who run education, vocational training and community development programs that alleviate poverty.

How to apply

To apply for this position please send a cover letter and your C.V to President Andrew Keene and CEO Sally Hetherington OAM at

Applications close on Friday, 13th August 2021 at 5pm AEST.

Please quote in application: Director of Fundraising at Human & Hope via Pro Bono Australia.


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