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Volunteer Coordinator (Paid role)



The Volunteer Coordinator is a newly created role who will be responsible for the coordination and development of the volunteer program and volunteers across the organisation. You will work closely with the executives, managers, site managers and external stakeholders to support the volunteer needs of the organisation.

The role is a part time position (.6 FTE)


  • Develop and coordinate UnitingSA Volunteer recognition event and associated materials in collaboration with UnitingSA services as required.
  • Maintain an approachable and respectful attitude when communicating with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and develop orientation of volunteers at services and materials to ensure thorough induction.
  • Review and update Volunteer Handbook and other relevant documentation on an annual basis
  • Develop documentation, surveys, promotional and marketing initiatives for UnitingSA volunteers including managing relationships with employees.

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Qualification in volunteer management social science (desirable)
  • Experience Managing Volunteers & understanding of national standards for Volunteers in Not for Profit Organisations
  • Current SA Driver’s license
  • Current National Police Clearance
  • Current Influenza Immunization

You will also demonstrate a positive and professional "can-do" attitude, excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to work equally well as a member of a team or working alone. We would like the successful candidate to commence as soon as possible! If you feel that you are well organised and have a good work ethic then please apply.

We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and to improve equal employment opportunity for our employees.


UnitingSA is a not-for-profit organisation that provides aged care, housing and community services to over 16,000 people across regional and metropolitan South Australia. With more than 1000 employees and volunteers, UnitingSA delivers high quality services to people from diverse backgrounds as we strive towards our vision of a compassionate, respectful and just community in which all people participate and flourish.


A career with UnitingSA will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of people in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of respect, compassion, courage and integrity.

We ensure our staff are well supported, celebrated and compensated through:

  • Salary packaging, which can add up to $15,900 in tax-free pay per year.
  • “Together we can” Workplace Wellness Program (including leadership development, counselling support, special leave provisions, flexible work arrangements, physio program)
  • An Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service.
  • Professional development and study leave

We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and to improve equal employment opportunity for our employees.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with relevant skills and experience to apply for any of our advertised vacancies.

Due to COVID-19, UnitingSA are taking necessary precautions to minimise the risk to our candidates and employees throughout the recruitment process. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in an online video interview, this will not disadvantage any candidates who wish to apply with us.

To view the Job Description please visit our website at https://unitingsa.com.au/about-us/join-the-team/

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