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Global Advocacy Officer
Melbourne, Australia
Applcations Close: 28th May 2018
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Mail Room Volunteers
Sydney, Australia
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Global Partnerships Relationship Manager

Melbourne or Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 4th June 2018
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Mailroom Volunteers

  • You can play a part in helping to end avoidable blindness
  • Meet new people and form new friendships
  • Set time, flexible schedule, choose days that suit you
  • Based in Rosebery, 10 minutes from the CBD
An exciting opportunity exists to volunteer for one of Australia’s most well respected and fastest growing international development organisations – The Fred Hollows Foundation. Working across 26 countries, our vision is for a world where no one is needlessly blind. 

Working in the Mailroom from 9am-12pm, Monday to Friday, choose days that can fit into your schedule and enjoy a fun supportive environment full of opportunities to meet new people. Your time can assist the Foundation in its ambitious goal to end avoidable blindness. 
Mail Room Volunteers work on a roster basis, opening and sorting mail from our generous donors. Mail opening begins 9am business days and can finish from 10 am – 12 pm depending on appeal period.

We have four appeal campaigns per year: 
  • February - Summer
  • May/June - Tax
  • September – Spring
  • December – Christmas 
Mail opening opportunities still exist outside of these peak periods however if the volume of mail is smaller, meaning shorter opening time. For more information, please contact Harley on 02 8741 1900 or at volunteer@hollows.org.

Mail outs have just begun for our Tax appeal - so it is the perfect time to join in and lend a hand!

This is a great opportunity for those who like the feeling of helping others, catching up with new friends and love the reward of seeing the generosity of our community first hand.
If this sounds like you, please send an email and your availability to volunteer@hollows.org
 
PLEASE NOTE THIS IN AN UNPAID VOLUNTEER POSITION
 
This Tax – Time, your time can help give the gift of sight
 

Global Advocacy Officer

  • Join our Global Partnerships & Advocacy team in Melbourne
  • Increase our global commitment to eliminating avoidable blindness
  • Fixed Term contract until April 2019

The Fred Hollows Foundation is one of Australia’s most respected and trusted international development organisations whose vision is to end avoidable blindness and ensure the work of Fred Hollows lives on.  The Foundation works in 26 countries across Africa, Asia, The Pacific and the Middle East as well as in Australia.

Working as part of our Global Partnerships and Advocacy division, an exciting opportunity currently exists for a passionate Advocacy professional to directly help shape and drive the global agenda to end avoidable blindness. You will provide critical support to the Global Lead for Advocacy in the planning, development and execution of a range of global advocacy initiatives and strengthen systemic advocacy capacity across the Foundation at regional and country levels, whilst facilitating communications and consultation initiatives with various internal and external stakeholder groups.

To be considered for this role, you will have a relevant tertiary qualification, demonstrated experience in a policy and advocacy related field and in undertaking advocacy campaigns. In this busy and varied role, you will demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and collaboration, as well as the ability to manage diverse tasks, projects and stakeholders in an evolving and international environment. You will need to have outstanding research and writing skills, and demonstrate the ability to gather, analyse and translate complex information concisely into briefs on various subject matter. An ability to decipher complex political systems and turn issues into solvable problems, together with excellent communication skills and a positive disposition are also essential.

The ability to travel domestically and internationally will be essential.

How to Apply?
Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application that addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience & skills’ section of the Role Purpose.

Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist Victoria Cawley on +61 2 8741 1996 or via email at vcawley@hollows.org

Applications Close: Monday, 28th May 2018

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this position.
 
The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.  Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.
 

Global Partnerships Relationship Manager

  • Join our Global Partnerships & Advocacy Division in Melbourne or Sydney
  • 12 month part-time fixed term contract – maternity leave cover (2 to 3 days)
  • Strengthen relationships with our strategic global partners to make an impact in communities

The Fred Hollows Foundation is one of Australia’s most respected and trusted international development organisations whose vision is to end avoidable blindness by 2020 and ensure the work of Fred Hollows lives on. We are committed to working with partners to bring about change that is sustainable and reaches even the most vulnerable communities. The Foundation works in 26 countries across Africa, Asia, The Pacific and the Middle East as well as in Australia.

An exciting opportunity has become available in our Global Partnerships & Advocacy Divisions for a motivated and passionate Global Partnerships Relationship Manager. In this varied role, you will play a vital role in managing and strengthening relationships with The Foundation’s strategic global partners. This includes supporting and managing activities and projects with global partners, developing position statements, briefings and discussions papers, and representing and advocating at events, conferences, meetings and other public forums. This is an excellent opportunity that will provide diverse challenges in a stimulating and international work environment as you advise, guide and interact with various stakeholders and get involved with different projects.

To be considered for this role, you will have previous experience in establishing and managing partnerships and be able to effectively manage complex and high-level stakeholder relationships. Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field will be highly regarded. You will demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and collaboration, as well as the ability to manage diverse tasks, projects and stakeholders in an evolving and international environment. You will need to have strong strategic thinking, planning, communication, research and problem solving skills, and demonstrate the ability to gather, analyse and translate complex information concisely into briefs on various subject matter. You are passionate about what you do and you are committed to driving outcomes and making a difference.

The ability to undertake limited travel interstate and internationally will be essential.

How to Apply?

Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application that addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience & skills’ section of the Role Purpose.

Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist Victoria Cawley on +61 2 8741 1996 or via email at vcawley@hollows.org

Applications Close: Monday, 4th June 2018
 
The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.  Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this position.
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