Fundraising Coordinator

Organisation : Possible Dreams International Inc

Location : Melbourne

Time required : 4 hours/week but this increases around events

Duration of project : Role is for 1-2 years

Skill Area : Board & Committee Members, Events, Fundraising, Volunteer Management

Sector : Community Engagement, Overseas Aid & Development

Posted on : 5 Feb, 2020

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, organised individual or pair to join our team! Possible Dreams International ( is a non-profit which partners with rural communities in Swaziland to improve health through a strategy of upholding dignity, emergency relief aid, and sustainability projects. Our programs are Swazi-run and our Swazi team is supported by a passionate, diverse community mostly based in Melbourne. Position description follows:



  • Manage fundraising events in support of PDI’s field projects; 
  • Develop a yearly fundraising strategic plan including a budget and fundraising goals for at least 2 major events (eg. Gala Dinner, Trivia Night, Concert etc.) and other avenues for fundraising (eg. Public speaking occasions, online campaigns, local school support); 
  • Carry out all event administration, keep detailed records (including receipts and invoices) and manage funds raised in a timely manner; 
  • Organise fundraising team meetings and subsequent communications; 
  • Liaise with key stakeholders, namely all board members, team members, PDI community members and the general community in planning events; 
  • Attend board meetings as required to provide updates and communicate strategic objectives. 


Key attributes:

  • Enthusiasm;
  • Passion and commitment for PDI’s cause
  • Ability to dedicate time to each event (time will vary depending on event requirements); 
  • An ability to manage volunteers; 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication; 
  • Organised and able to meet multiple deadlines.

About the organisation

Organisation name : Possible Dreams International Inc
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply for this role

For details concerning this role , please contact

Dr Nishani Nithianandan

Email :

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


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