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Events Coordinator & Manager (Not-for-Profit & Charity - Community Justice Organisati

  • Location: Across: Melbourne VIC, Hawthorn VIC, Camberwell VIC, Banyule VIC, Sydney NSW, Canberra ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services
  • Time Required

    10 hours per week/fortnight (Negotiable)

  • Suitable for
    • People with disability
    • Families with Children
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • Online & Remote Volunteers
    • Wheelchair Access
  • Type of work
    • Education & Training
    • Retail & Sales
    • Safety & Emergency Services
    • Counselling & Help Line
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Fundraising & Events
    • IT & Web Development
    • Translating & Interpreting
    • Governance, Boards & Committees
    • Tutoring & Coaching
    • Mediation & Advocacy
    • Administration & Office Management
    • Marketing, Media & Communications
    • Research, Policy & Analysis
    • Companionship & Social Support
    • Writing & Editing
    • Disability Support
  • Training

    Every volunteer in DCSS Australia will undertake the training free of charge: - Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO); - Council of Social Services (QCOSS); - Mandate Report Training, for both Victoria and New South Wales; - Others as required and or negotiated.

  • Reimbursement

    Negotiable

  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *
    • National Police Certificate *

    Every application is based on merit, we have minimum standards which must be met by every candidate and position to work with our organisation.
    1. Australian Citizenship/Permanent Resident;
    2. Relevant Qualifications and Certificates/Registrations;
    3. Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience within Australia;
    4. Great communication and listening skills;
    5. Ability to commit the required time for the position and be able to commit to a 12-month position (minimum);
    6. 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

  • Liaising with clients to understand their needs and establishing the aims and agenda of the event.
  • Researching elements related to particular events, such as lighting, styling, food and venues.
  • Ensuring that staff for the event are hired, supervised and briefed.
  • Monitoring the event as it's taking place and resolving issues if they arise.

Events Managers also need to be good financial managers, as working within strict budgets is an essential part of the role.

Some Events Managers will work for themselves, whereas others will work in teams at exhibition centres, reception venues or with in-house corporate companies.


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