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Community Engagement Coordinator

EverAbility Group Limited
  • Job Type: Permanent Full-Time
  • Location: Hobart, Southern Tasmania TAS

A little about us

EverAbility Group have a long and proud history of providing services for people with disabilities across Western Australia and Tasmania.  Together, our team of nearly 200 staff and over 500 volunteers support our growing group of diverse services. This opens up a world of possibilities for our clients – and also opens up a host of career opportunities for you!

Our growing family of services at EverAbility Group include:

VisAbility - our specialised service supporting people with blindness or vision impairment.

Guide Dogs WA and Guide Dogs Tasmania – our iconic service raising and training life changing assistance dogs.

Kites Children’s Therapy – our early intervention support, advice and solutions service transforming the lives of children and their families living with disability or developmental challenges.

Perron Place - our innovative and collaborative community centre.

Job Description

Reporting to the Program Manager Fundraising Tasmania, the Community Engagement Coordinator is a vital role for the Marketing and Fundraising team and will be responsible for building and strengthening relationships with key external stakeholders and by organising and delivering community engagement activities and events that directly support community engagement, service promotion and fundraising efforts.

They will identify partnership opportunities, engage in one-on-one interactions, and collaborate with key internal staff when required to deliver community engagement, service promotion and fundraising requirements that align with the strategic objectives, goals, and targets for Guide Dogs and VisAbility Tasmania.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Responsible for line-managing two Community Engagement Officers (North and South) to ensure delivery against agreed objectives and alignment with best practice industry standards.
  • Provide guidance, support, and mentorship to maximise their effectiveness in community engagement and fundraising efforts.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external stakeholders and audiences to maximise community fundraising and engagement opportunities.
  • Provide support to individuals and organisations that are raising funds on behalf of Guide Dogs and VisAbility Tasmania.
  • Work collaboratively with the Program Manager Fundraising Tasmania to create opportunities for external stakeholders to develop long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships that lead to on-going community and annual giving fundraising commitments.
  • Engage with external stakeholders and audiences to promote the work of Guide Dogs and VisAbility Tasmania and contribute towards the identification of potential donors and/or community fundraising and/or service partners.
  • Work with key internal stakeholder to be aware of service partner opportunities, promote where appropriate and ensure that any opportunities for service partner agreements are communicated to relevant internal stakeholders to progress.
  • Collaborate with both Community Engagement Officers (North and South) to plan and execute community engagement events and activities.
  • Identify and evaluate new and existing community engagement and fundraising partnerships with organisations and groups to support the organisations community fundraising objectives and targets.
  • Develop and deliver against new and existing community engagement and fundraising partnership agreements and initiatives to maximise community fundraising opportunities.
  • Deliver presentations, workshops, and information sessions to educate external stakeholders and audiences about opportunities to support Guide Dogs and VisAbility Tasmania and the services offered.
  • Maintain records of interactions and partnerships and provide regular reports on community engagement activities to the Program Manager Fundraising Tasmania and Senior Manager Fundraising WA and Tasmania so that these can be shared and actioned with the relevant teams across the organisation.

Skills and attributes required

  • Minimum 5 years proven experience in community fundraising and/or engagement.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Results-driven with a focus on expanding the organisation's reach and impact
  • National Police Check
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check


In return, you will be rewarded with:

  • Three additional days of paid leave as a gift to you over the Christmas / New Year period
  • Ongoing professional development and training
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • NFP salary packaging options – use some of your salary for everyday expenses before income tax; meaning you can increase your take-home pay!

How to apply?

If you’re ready to help us, make a difference, click "Apply Now" and let’s chat about what life looks like at EverAbility.

For further information please contact Natasha Allchurch via [email protected] using the subject line: Community Engagement Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We encourage people with disability and of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply. Everyone is welcome, as we are an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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