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Fundraising Officer

Jesuit Social Services is looking for an enthusiastic and passionate individual to join our Fundraising team. Use your strong communication skills and eye for detail to improve processes. This role provides variety as it maintains our existing supporter database and assists with fundraising activities across the organisation.

  • Part time (0.6 EFT) role for 6 months
  • Richmond location close to public transport and onsite parking available

About the organisation

Jesuit Social Services is a social change organisation working to build a just society where all people can live to their full potential.

Since 1977, we’ve provided services in some of the most disadvantaged in our community.

We place a high priority on advocacy and are a leader in policy development and research.

About the program

The Fundraising team is responsible for engaging with new and existing stakeholders to generate independent income to support the strategic direction of the organisation.

About the role

Jesuit Social Services seeks an enthusiastic and energetic Fundraising Officer to maintain the donor database and support a range of fundraising activities across the organisation.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the gift processing and administration, as well as providing support for event registrations, and data queries, with a scope to improving procedures and processes.

This is a part time role (0.6 EFT) for 6 months.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, you will need to be able to work remotely until we can resume regular office routines, from our Central Office location in Richmond.

Attractive salary and salary packaging is offered, together with ongoing professional and career development.

Candidate requirements

This role will suit a candidate with the following skills and experience:

  • Proven experience to manage a supporter database (preferably eTapestry or Raiser’s Edge) and running reports, with prior experience working for a not for profit organisation (highly regarded)
  • Experience querying and providing data on excel spreadsheets
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills, including the capacity to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative, energetic and sympathetic to the mission and ethos of Jesuit Social Service

What Jesuit Social Services can offer you:

  • A comprehensive Induction and Orientation program
  • Ongoing role related training and development
  • An organisation that lives their values, through our day to day work
  • A welcoming and supportive environment
  • Employee assistance program
  • A competitive salary plus salary packaging benefits
  • Generous leave

How to apply

Applicants are required to respond to each of the Key Selection Criteria, with names and contact numbers of two referees. Your responses to the selection criteria should be incorporated into your covering letter .

Please apply in confidence.

Applications are being received on an ongoing basis, so please apply at your earliest convenience. 

Previous candidates need not apply. 

Applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date and may be subject to change without notice.

Jesuit Social Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We celebrate and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, cultural background, age, gender, sexuality, disability or religious affiliation. 

Jesuit Social Services takes child protection seriously. We undertake multiple screening processes including appropriate reference and background checks, Working with Children Check and police checks to ensure the protection of children and young people in our care.

You are required to meet the behaviour standards outlined in our Code of Conduct.