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Role - Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

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Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

Work type: .6FTE, permanent
Location: Canterbury, Melbourne - but can consider applications from anywhere in Victoria for the right person!
Salary range: $89,000 to $96,000 pro rata. Salary packaging available.
Application closing date: Monday 5th June 2023 at 9:00 am

MND Victoria is dedicated to providing the best possible support for people living with motor neurone disease (MND). We have a vibrant state-wide volunteer program with volunteer support underpinning all of MND Victoria’s activities.

In line with our Volunteer Engagement Strategy, the successful applicant will help us grow our volunteer programs in regional and metro areas to better meet our vision of “the best care until the world is free from MND”.

Programs and service areas the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator will work with and support include, but are not limited to:

  • Support Services – Advisor, Equipment, Education, Information and Carers Services
  • Finance and Business Support
  • Supporter Development and Communications Team

Direct client activities supported by the volunteers include MND Victoria’s life stories program, hand and foot massage, social visiting and bereavement support. Volunteer support is also engaged in merchandise, administration, event and fundraising activities.

The successful applicant will work collaboratively with the Volunteer Engagement Team, and all stakeholders to:

  • implement the volunteer engagement strategy
  • deliver volunteer programs
  • provide leadership, training, support and supervision for our  volunteers.

The successful applicant will have:

  • a tertiary qualification in volunteer management, health, welfare, or community service development or equivalent
  • experience working in volunteer management
  • experience, understanding and/or commitment to working with people who have an acquired and life-limiting disability
  • a “can do, flexible approach” with a demonstrated client-focused approach to all work activities.

Please call to discuss the role in more detail if you think you might have the right skills and approach to join our vibrant and brilliant team.

This is a .6FTE position.  Excellent salary (range $89,000 to $96,000 pro rata), and salary packaging available.

A position description is attached here:

PD - Volunteer Engagement Coordinator.docx


Please direct all enquires to:

Jo Whitehouse, Manager of Support Services jwhitehouse@mnd.org.au, ph 0402 183 140

Deb Olive, Volunteer Engagement Team Leader dolive@mnd.org.au, ph 0432 053 287.

How to Apply

Please send applications addressing the key selection criteria to Jo Whitehouse via email (jwhitehouse@mnd.org.au) by 9am Monday 5th June 2023.

Applications that do not address the key selection criteria will not be considered.

Closing date: Monday 5th June 2023 at 9:00 am