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Recruitment Coordinators x2

Employer: AVI
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: HR & Employment Services, International Aid & Development, Volunteer Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 05 February, 2019.
Applications close: 17 February, 2019.

  • Exciting short-term opportunity for a candidate with solid recruitment experience to join the team
  • 2 full-time, maximum-term contracts available - 1 until June 2019, and 1 position until August 2019
  • Based in Fitzroy, Melbourne

AVI supports the implementation of the Australian Volunteer Program on behalf of the Australian Government. The program sends Australian volunteers on assignments overseas that are designed to sustainably build the capacity of people, organisations, communities and institutions. Through meaningful volunteer assignments, the Program creates enduring links between Australians and people and organisations in partner countries.

The Recruitment Coordinator will recruit suitable volunteer applicants in conjunction with the In-Country Recruitment Officers to overseas placements and assignments based on their skills and expertise. Additionally, the role will perform a host of recruitment activities that promote the program and encourage potential candidates to apply.

The successful applicant will possess the following:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in HR or similar and/or equivalent experience in recruitment (desirable if experience in recruiting volunteers)
  • Knowledge and experience in the implementation of a range of recruitment strategies and processes
  • Understanding and experience in psychometric assessments of potential candidates for positions
  • Working with recruitment databases and handling volume recruitment
  • Experience implementing recruitment campaigns – both through traditional methods (such as outreach events), as well as using digital platforms
  • Demonstrated expertise or knowledge in recruiting candidates in at least two specialist occupational sectors - Law, Media / Communications, Community Development, Social Development, Human Resource Management, health, education, engineering, skilled trades, finance, management
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues regarding cross-cultural placements, preferably achieved through living and/or working in such an environment

For a full outline of the position and applicant requirements please see the role profile and application form attached below, or on the AVI website

How to apply for this job

Please submit a completed application form (see attached below) and a current resume by email to Brian Dalupan C/- using the subject line: Recruitment Coordinator application via EthicalJobs.

Applications close at 11:59pm Sunday 17th February 2019. For any queries about the position, please contact Brian Dalupan on (03) 9279 1755 or email

AVI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. AVI is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, all applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Your privacy is important to AVI. It is the policy of AVI to respect the confidentiality of information and privacy of individuals. Personal information provided by you as part of your application (whether oral, electronic, or written) will be collected and processed for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment. In order to carry out this purpose, your information may be disclosed to appropriate persons in our offices. Any information we hold will be governed by the most current version of the AVI Privacy Policy which is available upon request.

Supporting materials  Application Form Recruitment Coordinator Feb 2019.docx
 Recruitment Coordinator role profile.pdf