Volunteering WA Vacancy - VMA Coordinator (Metro)


About us

Volunteering WA’s mission is to lead, advance and celebrate volunteering in WA. As the peak organisation for volunteering in WA, we are the leading voice for volunteers and volunteer-involving organisations, working to strengthen the sector and promote the benefits of volunteering.  Volunteering WA supports volunteering across all areas, providing resources for community organisations across the state, whether they work in sport and recreation, the environment, emergency services, aged care, health and disability services, and many other areas. 

The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a skilled program coordinator to join us in the role of ‘VMA Coordinator – Metro’. This part-time role is focused on the coordination and delivery of services that build the capacity of volunteer involving organisations (VIOs) primarily through online volunteer management services, and breaking down barriers to volunteering for identified priority groups including people with disability, newly arrived migrants, and First Nations people.

This includes:

  • Online services delivered to VIOs that focus on implementing best practice recruiting and training of volunteers, retaining volunteers, volunteer management and understanding regulatory obligations and risk management, based on the National Standards for Volunteer Involvement.
  • Increasing the accessibility of volunteering opportunities for people in priority groups includes building the capacity of VIOs to engage volunteers from these groups and providing face to face and other services to support these groups to participate in volunteering.

This position requires a self-motivated person who will engage and motivate community partners to participate in the above areas.

This position will involve metropolitan travel.

A full job description and selection criteria is available here.

Applications close: 5:00pm Sunday 19 September 2021

To apply: A written application including a cover letter addressing the criteria above and Curriculum Vitae should be forwarded by 5pm Sunday 19 September 2021 to jen@volunteeringwa.org.au. Initial enquiries may be made by contacting Jen Wyness by email or on 9482 4315. Please write “VMA Coordinator - Metro" in the subject line of your email.

All applications will be confidential.