Looking to join NSW’s largest conservation NFP organisation and work with our outstanding volunteers?
The National Trust is the largest community based, not-for-profit conservation organisation in Australia, operating for more than 70 years. Our vision is to bring the heritage of New South Wales to life for future generations. We achieve this by advocating for the conservation and protection of our built, cultural and natural heritage and by educating and engaging the community through the sharing and interpretation of all Australian heritage stories in ways that awaken a sense of place and belonging.
The Trust is committed to providing educational and cultural services that will enhance public knowledge and enjoyment of these resources and is significantly reliant on the support of over 1,000 volunteers to deliver these services.
About the Role
The Trust is seeking a full-time, experienced HR/ Volunteer Coordinator to take responsibility for developing and implementing a range of policies, induction processes, recruitment, training and engagement strategies to retain and grow volunteer numbers, proficiency and compliance.
The role also assists with a number of HR functions including recruitment and staff and volunteer performance and recognition programs
The successful applicant will need to be delivery oriented, have exceptional coordination, communication and time management skills, and a genuine ability to relate to, coordinate and engage a diverse volunteer and staff workforce.
While this role is based at Observatory Hill, Millers Point, you will be required to attend other Trust Properties, Branches and Committees around the state as necessary.
Reporting to Director People, this is a rare opportunity to work with the leading heritage conservation organisation in NSW. While it is essential to have worked in a volunteer coordination or management role before, ideally with some HR background, you will also be considered if you have a background in museums or cultural tourism.
Essential Qualifications and Skills
- Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent work experience.
- Senior level experience in volunteer management/coordination and Human Resource management, preferably in the cultural or not-for-profit sector.
- Proficiency in MS Office suite of applications
- A class C driver’s license.
- A current NSW Working with Children Check number (WWCC).
This is a genuine engagement role which incorporates a small degree of travel. If you are looking for a role that allows you to work both strategically and operationally with a high degree of autonomy, this is what you’ve been waiting for.
We offer salary packaging and free parking within Sydney’s CBD and it is a requirement for staff to be fully vaccinated and have the right to permanently live and work in Australia.
For a full job description email HR@nationaltrust.com.au or call 0413 992 990.
All applications, including a covering letter that addresses the selection criteria should be sent to HR@nationaltrust.com.au . Closing date is Monday 10 April 2023
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