Fundraising Volunteer - Assistant to the Head of Fundraising

Job - 10 April, 2016
We are currently seeking a dedicated volunteer to assist the Head of Advancement. This is a rare opportunity for a retired business person or a young person to work with a highly experienced and successful leader and contribute to an organisation that is actively defending the environment from destruction. We highly value and support our generous volunteers and the effort that they make for our cause.

Role title: Fundraising Volunteer - Assistant to the Head of Fundraising 

Reporting to: Head of Advancement (Fundraising)

Location: Sydney

Commitment: 2 days per week, for 6 months (with option to continue)

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Manage the Head of Advancement Calendar and meeting schedule.
  • Help with monthly expense claims and Fundraising credit card reconciliation.
  • Hand written notes to supporters as directed by Head of Advancement.
  • Support in collating and recording fundraising metrics, updating spreadsheets.
  • Assistance with any other fundraising projects as requested by the Head of Advancement.

Key skills or experience

  • Attention to Detail and high level of accuracy
  • Basic to intermediate computer skills
  • Reliability
  • Flexibility
  • Commitment to Greenpeace and our core values.

About us:

For over 40 years, Greenpeace has been at the forefront of the world’s most pressing environmental issues. These issues are global in nature and so are their solutions. With 26 independent national and regional offices worldwide covering operations in more than 55 countries, we work with communities across the world to achieve large-scale change. Greenpeace Australia Pacific has a mandate to defend the rich, diverse and fragile environments in the Australia Pacific region. We investigate and expose environmental abuse, hold decision-makers accountable, promote effective solutions and inspire others to create positive change.

How to apply:          

Any published closing dates are estimated.  Due to the nature of Greenpeace’s work we aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible.  This means that we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date.  We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.

Greenpeace welcomes and values diversity of people, cultural experiences and perspectives. We actively encourage applications from all corners of our global society. Through our campaigning, we create solutions that promote environmental sustainability rooted in social justice. 

To apply for this role please submit a CV (of no more than 3 pages) and a separate Cover Letter (of no more than 1 page) detailing your suitability for the role.

Note: Not all responsibilities and competencies listed in the Job Description need to be addressed; it is left to the discretion of the applicant which to focus on.

Please direct applications or enquiries to:

Human Resources


Applications close at midnight on 27 May 2016.