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Join Us and Make a Difference: Volunteer Fundraising Position

Special Olympics Australia - Dandenong Casey

As a Volunteer Fundraiser, you will play a vital role in helping us raise the necessary funds to provide sports opportunities and support to individuals with intellectual disabilities in our community. Your creative ideas and dedication will contribute directly to our mission of promoting inclusivity and empowering athletes to achieve greatness.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement innovative fundraising strategies to support the financial needs of our Special Olympics Clubs.
  • Engage with potential donors, sponsors, and partners who share our passion and values.
  • Plan and execute fundraising events, campaigns, and initiatives that captivate our audience and generate donations.
  • Utilise various channels, including social media and online platforms, to promote fundraising efforts and engage the community.
  • Collaborate closely with the executive committee and social media team to maximise fundraising opportunities.
  • Maintain accurate records of donors, donations, and fundraising activities.


  • A genuine passion for making a difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities.
  • Understanding of the unique challenges and rewards of fundraising in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Creativity and an ability to think outside the box to generate new and exciting fundraising ideas.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to connect with donors, sponsors, and community members.
  • Strong organisational and project management abilities to plan and execute successful fundraising activities.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a diverse team of volunteers.
  • Previous fundraising, event planning, or marketing experience is a plus but not required.

This is a volunteer position that offers the opportunity to contribute your skills and passion to a meaningful cause. Flexible working hours and the ability to work remotely are available, allowing you to make a difference while accommodating your schedule.

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.