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Fundraising Administration Volunteer

Launch Housing Volunteers
  • Admin and donor engagement
  • Minimum commitment 6 weeks with potential for extension
  • Based in brand new offices in Collingwood
  • Volunteer (unpaid role)


We have an ambitious and singular mission to end homelessness. We aim to get people housed, keep them housed, and be an influential voice on ending homelessness. We are a secular, independent provider of choice for clients and strive to be the go to organisation on homelessness for government, media, philanthropy, private donors and the community. We believe housing is a basic human right and our values of empowerment, fresh thinking, agility, leadership and courage underpin everything we do.

If you want an opportunity where you can make a real difference, and you are passionate about our mission to end homelessness, then consider volunteering with Launch Housing!

Launch Housing is working to become more trauma informed and as a leading employer in the homelessness sector, it is important to let you know that you will hear stories of distress, hardship, trauma, or violence when working with us. We encourage you to reflect on how this may impact you when considering applying to volunteer. Sustaining the Health & Well-being of our people including volunteers is our priority. We provide adequate training & supervision, Wellbeing Days, and access to Employee Assistance Program.


Flexible - you can organise your own timetable

Life changing experience - you'll contribute to ending homelessness in Melbourne and will give you a sense of fulfilment and purpose

Fun and Positive environment - you'll meet warm and friendly team members who are here to help

Good for your well-being and mental health - research says that volunteering can help fight stress, loneliness and depression and can help improve your confidence

Share your talents - you can utilise your talent and experience as well as learn new skills in a supportive culture


Our Individual Giving Manager is seeking a volunteer to support them on data entry, administration and possibly donor engagement tasks.You'll support our mission to end homelessness by ensuring that our database of donors is up to date. We're currently running our annual winter appeal so we'll need your assistance for at least six weeks for about three hours a week, ideally starting mid-June.

In this role, you'll be doing:

  • Data entry
  • Possibly communicating with donors either via email or by phone

We're looking for someone who:

  • Knows their way around computers and is confident with the MS Office suite
  • Familiar with using Excel
  • Comfortable speaking on the phone
  • Can work independently
  • Has good customer and communication skills
  • Has a genuine interest in making a difference and helping others
  • A willingness to understand homelessness, and in particular, the needs and issues affecting clients or are experiencing, or are at risk of homelessness


To apply for this opportunity, please click on the “Apply Now” button. Please submit a covering letter addressing the key selection criteria and your CV.

Please note shortlisting will occur on a rolling basis, so please don't delay in submitting your application.

If you need additional information about this role, please contact Belinda Barker on [email protected] using the subject line: Funding Administration Volunteer Enquiry via EthicalJobs.

For a copy of the position description please contact the recruiting team at [email protected].

A copy of the position description is also attached below.

Launch Housing offers a wide range of career opportunities and employs a diverse range of talent. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons to apply! We acknowledge, respect and celebrate Aboriginal cultures, languages, connections to Country and heritage, customs and practices. We're committed to support Aboriginal peoples to obtain genuine and fulfilling career with us!

Launch Housing is a dog-friendly organisation, which allows dog owners to bring them in some of our sites, please contact the relevant Hiring Manager if you have any questions or concerns prior to your interview.

If you require reasonable adjustments at any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know at [email protected], using the subject line: Fundraising Administration Volunteer enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Launch Housing is committed to being a child safe organisation and has zero tolerance to child abuse. Our hiring process involves rigorous screening of applicants. All of our people including students, contractors and volunteers must hold a valid Working with Children Check and satisfactory criminal history record check.

Launch Housing is an Equal Opportunity employer and supports accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse, intersex or queer. We acknowledge Lived Experience as a unique expertise and encourage people with a Lived Experience of Homelessness to apply. All applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

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