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Community Fundraising Coordinator

Dementia Australia
  • Attractive salary packaging options available
  • Full-Time Permanent opportunity
  • Work from the Parkville, Vic office

Dementia Australia is the national peak body and source of trusted information, education and services for the estimated half a million Australians living with dementia, and the almost 1.6 million people involved in their care. We advocate for positive change and support vital research. We are here to support people impacted by dementia, and to enable them to live as well as possible. Our commitment to a shared set of values shapes our decisions, actions and behaviours towards achieving our core purpose and strategic priorities.

  • We connect by promoting a people centred way of working and respecting all
  • We collaborate in a supportive manner with each other, other teams, clients and external parties
  • We commit to our purpose and direction, accountable for our actions and support the innovations, reshaping the way we do things

The Community Fundraising Coordinator is responsible for assisting the growth of community fundraising revenue and community development through a number of mediums.

Reporting directly to the Community Fundraising Team Leader you will also be responsible for:

  • Coordinating and growing existing community fundraising campaigns/streams such as active events and third party fundraising events
  • Recruiting and stewarding participants of the community fundraising tiers of the existing flagship live events through state-wide promotion and targeted engagement including flyering and point of sale.
  • Liaise with key volunteer groups to assist with fundraising
  • Use numerous fundraising platforms (e.g. Funraisin’, and Grassrootz) efficiently to leverage opportunities.
  • Provide support for fundraising events and activities, including speaking at events when necessary.
  • Assist with Dementia Australia events (requires some weekend and evening work).

To be successful in the position, you will be a team player, show an absolute commitment to the delivery of high-quality results and meet the key selection criteria outlined below.

Key Selection Criteria

  1. First and foremost, must have the passion to be a ‘professional fundraiser’ and possess an entrepreneurial approach to the role
  2. Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  3. Competent with Microsoft Office and Adobe cloud suite of products
  4. Would consider applicants from a strong customer service background with a passion to learn


  • Tertiary qualifications in Events would be highly regarded

If you thrive on activity and are looking for the next challenge as part of a dynamic team, we would like to hear from you. In return you will be offered a flexible and supportive environment as well as a number of attractive staff benefits. You will be making a difference in the lives of people living with dementia, their families and friends.

To continue with your application and to view the position description, please select the 'Apply Now' button. You will be required to provide a cover letter outlining your response to the key selection criteria within the application process. You will also be requested to attach a copy of your resume.

Please note, Applications that do not contain a covering letter that addresses each of the key selection criteria will not be considered.

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