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Volunteer Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Wahroonga
  • 28 July 2024
  • 81-86k (Plus Super)

ADRA Australia Limited

We are seeking a passionate, organized individual with demonstrated extensive experience in volunteer management and proven interpersonal skills to join our team as the Volunteer Coordinator for our National Programs Department.

About us 

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is the official humanitarian agency of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.  As part of the global ADRA network which reaches into more than 118 countries, we are motivated by our faith, to enable people and communities in Australia, the South Pacific, Asia and Africa to improve their health and livelihoods and assist people to prepare for and recover from disasters around the world. 

What will you do? 

Some of the duties include:

  • Strengthening and ensuring effective delivery of the ADRA Volunteer Management System,
  • Recruiting, training, mentoring and relationship building with team members and volunteers, and system improvement,
  • Providing ongoing support and recognition of our volunteers,
  • Living out our values of Connected, Courageous and Compassionate in all interactions with others.

Essential Criteria

  • Commitment to the purpose of ADRA, and to the achievement of our overall strategy and priorities with demonstration of our ADRA values and desired team culture lived out in all aspects of work practice.
  • Willingness to work within a Christian ethos with conduct that is respectful of the beliefs and practices of the Seventh-day Adventist Church when in the workplace or otherwise representing ADRA Australia.
  • A related diploma/degree with at least two years’ experience in volunteer management and/or related experience in the Not-for-Profit Sector.
  • Excellent Communication Skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well to both professional staff and volunteers of various backgrounds and ages;
  • Confidence in data management in various software programs with accuracy and confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team, facilitate administrative processes.
  • Demonstrated capacity to support research activities and plan effectively.
  • Proven organisational, event management and time management skills.
  • Understanding of relevant laws and regulations governing volunteer activities.

Desirable Criteria

  • Proven ability to contribute to the continuous improvement of processes and procedures that are fit-for-purpose, and compliance with overarching protocols.
  • Strong organisational and project management skills.


  • Hybrid office and remote working model
  • NFP salary packaging options, plus meals and entertainment benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program

How to Apply

The Job Description that will give you more specific information on this exciting and challenging role can be found at

To apply, candidates should address the selection criteria in their application letter providing examples of past experiences and qualifications. Please forward your application letter, resume and the completed Employment Application form along with the names of three work related referees to: [email protected].

If you have questions or need further information, please contact:
Gianina Coutts, Human Resources Coordinator for ADRA Australia,
Phone +61 2 9473 9525 or email: [email protected]

ADRA Australia is a child safe, PSEAH committed and inclusive EEO employer.

ADRA Australia reserves the right to fill this position at its discretion at any time.

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