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Volunteer Program Manager and Coordinator (Not-for-Profit & Charity Consulting Organisation Program)

  • Location: Across: Melbourne VIC, Banyule VIC, Hawthorn VIC, Heidelberg VIC, Docklands VIC, Doncaster VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Mentoring & Advocacy
  • Time Required

    10+ hours per fortnight (negotiable)

  • Suitable for
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Education & Training
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Fundraising & Events
    • IT & Web Development
    • Translating & Interpreting
    • Governance, Boards & Committees
    • Tutoring & Coaching
    • Mediation & Advocacy
    • Administration & Office Management
    • Marketing, Media & Communications
    • Companionship & Social Support
    • Writing & Editing
    • Disability Support
  • Training

    • Fair Work Ombudsman Training • Council of Social Services Training • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Training • Mandate Report Training • Basic Governance Knowledge Training etc.

  • Reimbursement

    Negotiable

  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Driver's Licence (C)

    • Australian Citizenship/Permanent Resident/New Zealand Citizenship
    • Supportive to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
    • Supportive to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Asexual or other gender and sexual diversities (LGBTIQA+) Communities
    • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)
    • Have sound Business, Charities and Not-for-Profit experience
    • Have competent knowledge and skills with basic Technology, Google Suite, Web designs and browsers, etc.
    • Ability to communicate honestly and transparency, with sound knowledge and ability to speak and write in English.
    • Relevant Qualifications and Certificates/Registrations;
    • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience within Australia;
    • Great communication and listening skills;
    • Ability to commit the required time for the position and be able to commit to a 12-month position (minimum);
    • Upon engagement, you will be required to have or obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) and a National Police Check (NPC), which is conducted alongside our partnered charity agency.

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Tasks and duties

  • Managing the day-to-day progress of the program throughout its life cycle.
  • Defining the methodology to manage the program.
  • Planning the overall program and monitoring progress to make sure that milestones are being met across the various projects.
  • Managing the program budget.
  • Managing the risks and issues that arise over the program life cycle, as well as devising mitigation responses.
  • Coordinating the projects within the program and managing their interdependencies.
  • Managing the resources across the various projects in the program.
  • Managing stakeholders of the program.
  • Providing status reports to program sponsors and stakeholders.

A Program Manager is responsible for coordinating the project teams and managing the dependencies between projects to achieve overall delivery of the program.


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