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Corporate Partnerships Coordinator

Lighthouse Foundation


Lighthouse Foundation provides homes and therapeutic care programs to children and young people impacted by long-term neglect, abuse, and homelessness.

Our focus is to create caring communities where kids can feel safe, form meaningful relationships, and begin to heal from traumatic experiences. For the past 30 years, our proven Model of Care has successfully transformed the lives of over 1,000 young people using a range of evidence-based strategies.

We now educate and support Foster Carers in the same way, so that they too can take care of some of Australia’s most vulnerable children.


Bringing your incredible relationship skills, events experience and positive attitude you will increase the dollars coming through the door for the vital programs that Lighthouse runs. As Corporate Partnerships Coordinator your role is to build lasting relationships with business partners while keeping existing relationships fresh and fruitful. Ensuring support for the cause is continued in a long-term capacity, is key.

You will be enthusiastic in having conversations to unleash the potential of people and business partners through tailored proposals and demonstration of how a partnership with Lighthouse will make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable young people.

Working collaboratively and in a tight-knit group, you will be the go-to person for day-to-day and on-ground engagement activities with partners.

With a strategic focus, what is crucial is a positive ‘roll up your sleeve’s kind of attitude’ - one that makes our partners feel genuinely valued, excited and inspired to support our cause.


Working for the Lighthouse Foundation means you will be working for an organisation that cares about the community.

As Corporate Partnerships Coordinator, you will help support the organisation as it works with our homeless youth by engaging businesses and raising funds that support our life-changing programs.

Your words will help save young lives and play a role in ending youth homelessness in Australia. Your role will provide impact to not only those within the Lighthouse Foundation but the countless others who use their services.


First and foremost, interpersonal skills are a must, with a level of maturity and understanding needed when working with those who use our services.

From a professional standpoint you will require:

  • 3 years of experience in a similar role
  • Not-for-profit experience
  • High levels of emotional intelligence are crucial, enabling the Corporate Partnerships Coordinator to change their messaging to suit a variety of diverse individuals.
  • Work/life experience with a track record of successful communication and measurable positive outcomes.
  • Prior experience in a similar role, or experience within a company in a partnership or engagement position.

Other key skills which would be beneficial:

  • Tertiary Qualification in related field
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Storytelling is a key part of engaging with our Corporate supporters, so communication skills in this area are highly valued.
  • An ability to manage multiple competing projects and their budgets

For this role you will please note you will also need:

  • Current driver’s licence
  • Criminal Records check
  • Current Working with Children check


We welcome your application and ask that you please review the attached position description, provide your Resume and Application letter, broadly addressing the key selection criteria highlighted.

To submit your application, click Apply Now.

Lighthouse celebrates diversity and affirm the right of access, equity, and equality for every young person, staff member and volunteer in the Lighthouse Community. Our organisation is inclusive of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We also practice from a position of cultural safety and awareness, across diverse languages, religions, and cultures. we respect, respond and continue to learn about the unique needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people.

Lighthouse Foundation is a Child Safe Organisation, we are committed to a thoughtful and protective environment that supports our babies, children and young people to feel safe and respected, and to build their capacity to feel deeply cared for and important to other human beings.

A position description is attached.

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