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Volunteer Coordinator - Caroline Chisholm Society, Pregnancy and Family Support Service, Western Melbourne, VIC

Position Description (PDF)

Here at the Caroline Chisholm Society (CCS) we believe in the empowerment of women and families; it’s one of our values. We do this by providing support to mothers, babies, toddlers and the family that surrounds them. Our work is inspired by Caroline Chisholm, a woman who dedicated herself to supporting others.

We also believe our Volunteer Coordinator is an integral members of our team. We are seeking an experienced volunteer coordinator to recruit and support volunteers across programs, coordinate new and pre-loved goods at its Melbourne sites, and organize community events and fundraisers. Supported by a small team of staff, the role ensures that the spirit of the community in embedded in programs for pregnant women and young families.

The role will be critical to supporting Caroline Chisholm Society to flourish, with an increased focus on a culture of learning, accountability and meeting the needs of families through fundraising – so that Caroline Chisholm Society can be the best it can be in empowering pregnant women and their babies and be there for new mums and dads, their babies and toddlers.

The successful applicant will have experience in volunteer coordination including compliance, understanding of the workplace health and safety requirements of processing of new and pre-loved goods, experience in organizing events, good communication skills and judgement.

Salary is negotiated commensurate with experience.

Inquiries should be directed to:
Helen Cooney, Chief Executive Officer
Email: [email protected]

How to apply for this job

You can apply directly by sending your written application to [email protected], using the subject line: Volunteer Coordinator via CathNews. Please ensure you respond to the key selection criteria outlined in the Position Description demonstrating your skills, experience and relevant qualifications.

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