- Job posted on: 29th Oct 2020
- Applications close:
At the Y, we believe in the power of inspired young people.
The YMCA always has and always will be here for young people. Our work is driven by our belief in inspired young people, this is our purpose. We deliver a vast range of services and programs to enable young people to be heard, to build cohesive, active and healthy communities, and all to drive positive change in the world.
As a community not-for-profit organisation with 17 million participations annually across Australia. 8,000 staff and volunteers serve at more than 150 locations every day.
We partner with government and private capital to deliver programs and services that include community recreation, adventure and stadium sports, camping, learn to swim, children's programs, early learning, youth services, disability services and social enterprises.
We are able to provide access to people in need thanks to the generous support of others. Along with the support of individual and corporate donors, we also receive funding from philanthropic trusts, foundations and all levels of government.
You'll be part of a diverse team of shared services specialists who support all sectors across YMCA Victoria's operations. Our shared services teams include corporate services, risk, safety and quality, finance, business systems, people and culture, marketing, communications, sales and more.
Based out of YMCA Victoria's Head Office in vibrant Box Hill (although currently all working remotely), you'll visit or work from other sites and locations as appropriate.
As the Grants & Philanthropy Manager you will provide philanthropic leadership and management to YMCA Victoria.
Overseeing all aspects of philanthropic giving, you’ll be responsible for building a healthy and engaged donor and grant pipeline to support YMCA Victoria’s benevolent work. This includes;
Philanthropic leadership and management
Lead the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of YMCA Victoria’s Fundraising strategy, including building awareness and in turn capacity and best practice within operational teams to bring the strategy to life and increase philanthropic revenue.
Oversee governance, procedures and compliance
Ensure benevolence compliance is met across all entities and structures within the YMCA Victoria Group (YMCA Victoria Inc. and subsidiaries) to both internal policies and procedures and regulatory requirements.
Identify and coordinate appropriate grants and funding opportunities
Lead the development and implementation of plans/initiatives to increase philanthropic revenue, including the leadership/coordination of major grant submissions.
Develop and strengthen relationships
Cultivate and nurture strong relationships with key philanthropic trusts, foundations and other relevant funding bodies.
Capabilities and Behaviours
Knowledge and Experience
Mandatory Pre-Requisite Qualifications
Highly Desirable Experience
YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:
Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.