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Volunteer Coordinator (Voluntary) - Illawarra

Women Illawarra

About This Opportunity

Women Illawarra is seeking a dedicated Volunteer Coordinator. In this role, you'll be at the forefront of our volunteer program, managing recruitment and suitable placement for potential volunteers.

Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Recruiting and managing volunteers.
  • Screening volunteers, including managing Working With Children and Police Checks
  • Interviewing and matching volunteers to roles based on skills and interests.
  • Recognising and appreciating our invaluable volunteers.
  • Addressing volunteer inquiries and offering guidance.
  • Drafting volunteer job descriptions and training materials.
  • Provide recommendations on how we can improve our volunteer program.
  • Attend Volunteer Expos and volunteer-related community events on behalf of the organisation.

In this role, you will be making a meaningful contribution to our organisation and will be part of a friendly and supportive team.

We're seeking a volunteer who is willing to commit 3-5 hours per week, offering their time on a flexible basis between Monday and Friday.

This position offers a unique opportunity to gain experience with a long standing and highly reputable organisation which has provided a range of support services to women since 1979. You will have the chance to meet new people and build new relationships while being a part of a supportive and friendly team. We welcome candidates who are willing to learn and who have a basic understanding of work health and safety in the workplace.

If you are looking to make meaningful contributions to your community, we invite you to apply for this volunteer position.


  • A current Working With Children Check
  • A current National Police Check

Time Required

Flexible – 3-5 hours per week between Monday to Friday.

Required skills:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Previous involvement in group facilitation/presenting to groups, or similar.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly and share knowledge with a group of people.
  • Ability to manage discussions in a group setting, supporting ideas and encouraging inclusion of all group members.
  • An ability to remain calm under pressure and a robust/resilient attitude towards challenges.
  • The ability to work collaboratively with a team.
  • Have initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • Have a calm, patient, service-focused and positive approach when working with Women Illawarra staff, volunteers, clients, or stakeholders.
  • Ability to recognise when a client interaction needs escalation to a senior worker and to not become personally involved.

Being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification under Section 31 of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act.

To apply for this position please submit the following:

1. Your cover letter which should include you name, address and mobile number

2. Your resume detailing your qualifications and experience for the position

3. The names and mobile numbers of at least two referees

Applications should be submitted via email to [email protected]
Please put ‘Volunteer Coordinator Position’  in the subject line.

Please send any enquiries to [email protected] using the subject line: Volunteer Coordinator (Voluntary) - Illawarra enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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