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Director of Fundraising / Board member

  • Location: Melbourne VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Other
  • Time Required

    Flexible

  • Suitable for
    • People with disability
    • Families with Children
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Fundraising & Events
    • Governance, Boards & Committees
  • Training

    We would consider supporting training opportunities.

  • Reimbursement

    It would depend on the expense; up for negotiation.

  • Requirements

    Experience in fundraising
    Ability to work unsupervised
    Able to work from home

Do you have experience in fundraising? Are you self-motivated and happy working independently from home?  Have you sat on the board or management committee of an NGO before, or do you think you are ready to? Do you want to be a part of an organisation that makes a genuine difference to local communities fighting poverty in Africa and Sri Lanka? Then you've come to the right place!

At RoundTrip Foundation we believe that harnessing the power of travel can make a huge difference in the fight against poverty. We establish and support innovative development projects in Africa and Sri Lanka, actively promote responsible tourism, and encourage the travel community to give back from their wanderings.

We are a small organisation that offers flexibility, an opportunity to get involved in all facets of our operation, and the knowledge that you really will make a difference...

Our current fundraising comes from diverse sources and has been very successful.  However, the current global pandemic has seen the travel industry shrink rapidly, and we are keen to implement new strategies to ensure the integrity of our income, as we extend our reach into more developing countries.

We require an accomplished fundraiser who can continue to grow a reliable income stream for us to facilitate the many new and exciting projects on the horizon. If you can piece together a realistic fundraising strategy and  you enjoy small, innovative events and fundraising activities then a role at RoundTrip may well be for you!

Due to the responsibilities of being a member of the management committee, the role requires a broad knowledge of NGOs and their operation.

Duties & Responsibilities of a

Management Committee Member

(1) As soon as practicable after being appointed to the Committee, the Fundraising Director must become familiar with RoundTrip Foundation’s constitution and the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012.

(2) The Committee is collectively responsible for ensuring that RoundTrip complies with the Act and its constitution.

(3) Committee members must exercise their powers and discharge their duties with reasonable care and diligence.

(4) Committee members must exercise their powers and discharge their duties (a) in good faith in the best interests of the Association (b) for a proper purpose.

Duties & Responsibilities of the

Director of Fundraising

  • Developing and leading our fundraising initiatives
  • Mentoring our inexperienced fundraising coordinator
  • Contributing to the growth of our subscriber list
  • Creating and meeting fundraising targets and goals for 2020 and beyond
  • Actively contributing to all matters under discussion at the management committee level, and voting on issues in the financial, programs, fundraising and administrative areas of the organisation.
  • Contributing to other duties and responsibilities of general Committee Members as per State and Federal laws


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