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Volunteer Workforce Administrator (Paid role)

The Salvation Army

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We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values. If you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role, we invite you to review our current vacancies.

ABOUT US

The Salvation Army is one of Australia's largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

Our Workforce Volunteer Administrator will assist the Volunteer Workforce Team (VWT) with all work placement related administrative activities and maintain its Volunteer Database Systems (Workday and Better Impact), which includes background checks and report generation.

Position Vacant - Volunteer Workforce Administrator

Are you an experienced administrator with a passion for people? Are you driven by a desire to make a difference in this world? would you be passionate in wanting to play a pivotal role in our Volunteers journey?

If so, then this could be the job for you!

Salvos Stores has a vacancy for the position of Volunteer Workforce Administrator (One Year Secondment), and we guarantee this is a job like no other.

The role

We currently have a vacancy of a Volunteer Workforce Administrator to join our team, at our Support Office located in Mount Waverley. Salvos Stores plays an essential role in supporting the local community and is a destination for the second-hand retail enthusiasts. We're looking for an experienced administrator who loves retail, loves a challenge, and loves waking up each day with a passion for making a difference.

Our unique business proposition in Salvos Stores means that no day is the same. We're searching for someone who'll thrive in a team who supports our overarching volunteer team members.

Requirements on the role:

  • Manage the volunteer database to ensure compliance and integrity measures are maintained in accordance the policies and procedures
  • Generate relevant reports and follow ups as requested by the Volunteer Resources Manager
  • Administer and action all Integrity Checks, which also entails investigating anomalies pertaining to the use of Volunteer Database systems
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders both internally and externally, this includes Job Seeker agencies as well as government departments
  • Assist with management and reconciliation of various Job Seeker Agencies activities as required
  • Assist with invoices and acquittals with external agency partners

About you:

  • Have a relevant business degree and/or equivalent work experience, ideally gained from a not for profit organisation with a volunteer base
  • Demonstrated experience working with HRIS ideally Workday
  • Demonstrated experience working with governmental agencies or job seeker agencies would be highly regarded
  • Proficiency in working with Microsoft software - i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid experience in building strong relationships with various stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Ability to meet deadlines, whilst displaying a strong customer focus to our volunteers

About Salvos Stores

We operate as a professional, commercially-focused retail business, recycling pre-loved goods donated from the public. We have a national retail network of over 330 stores, all of which are staffed by professional, dedicated store teams, and supported by a fully functioning Support Office.

Our surplus is directed into programs run by The Salvation Army, one of Australia's largest and most-loved charities that helps thousands of Australians every year find hope amid all kinds of personal hardship. Every day our teams come to work knowing their efforts can literally transform lives.

If you're excited by this unique opportunity, the above sounds like you, and you have a heart for working for an organization that truly does transform lives, we would love to speak to you.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child-safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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