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Community Fundraising Relationships Officer

Vision Australia
  • Permanent, Full-time Opportunity Available
  • Kooyong, VIC Location
  • Base Salary + Superannuation = $70,728 + Salary Packaging

Do you want to make a difference and become a part of a team that supports a future where people who are blind or have low vision can live an independent life they choose?

If so, then this might be the perfect role for you!

About us

Vision Australia is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. We work in partnership with Australians who are blind or who have low vision to achieve the possibilities they choose in life.

About who we support

Vision Australia provides services to more than 25,500 clients from 35 Vision Australia centres in Victoria, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia; and through outreach programs in the Northern Territory and Tasmania.

About the role

  • Develop and foster strong relationships with community fundraisers, Seeing Eye Dogs collection dogs hosts and volunteers, Friends of Vision Australia groups, third party active fundraising and community groups.
  • Provide administrative support to local offices and volunteers for the Collection Dog Program.
  • Ensure fundraising compliance across community fundraising, including the registration of all community and volunteer fundraisers in line with state requirements, and that volunteers for whom you are responsible are supported in their fundraising.
  • Provide effective administrative and event support, contributing to the Carols by Candlelight team and this where necessary.

View the Position Description for this role

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Fundraising experience/knowledge strongly desired.
  • High level interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Proven ability to build effective relationships with different types of individuals.
  • Ability to present to small groups and at larger community events.

Benefits of working at Vision Australia

  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Exciting career paths
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities

Salary Packaging

  • With the offer of Salary Packaging, you can use some of your salary to pay for everyday expenses before income tax is calculated, meaning you pay less tax and have more money to spend. That’s because your salary packaging money is deducted first and then your tax is calculated on the remaining amount.

Find out more about Salary Packaging


If you have any questions about the role, please contact the below Hiring Manager.

Name: Taryn O'Brien

Email: Taryn.OBrien@visionaustralia.org using the subject line: Community Fundraising Relationships Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs


Vision Australia is committed to do all that is reasonable to ensure the safety, welfare and wellbeing of clients (including children); their families; the community; staff and volunteers; and any other person entering Vision Australia’s workplace. Police checks, state working with children checks, NDIS Worker Screening checks and Professional Registrations form part of Vision Australia’s probity screening standards ensuring that quality services are provided in a safe environment.

To apply

If this sounds like a great fit for you then please complete our online application process.

Applications should consist of a full resume and a cover letter. Please note pdf documents are not accepted for accessibility reasons.

For more information about working at Vision Australia go to www.visionaustralia.org/careers.

We highly encourage applications from candidates who are blind or have low vision.

How to apply

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