Careers

You can help create a brighter future for sick children with a rewarding career or volunteer experience at the RCH Foundation.

 

Current Opportunities

For volunteer opportunities and career options with the hospital, please see below.

Fundraising Coordinator

Purpose of Position

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Foundation has a rich history of dedicated supporters who fundraise for the hospital in their communities. This includes, community groups, individuals, groups and the RCH Auxiliaries

The position of Fundraising Coordinator is responsible for:

  • A quality supporter experience, increased participation and increased numbers of fundraisers.
  • Support and development of all community-based fundraising activities.
  • Assisting to grow net income across loyal fundraisers by providing expert advice.
  • Facilitate engagement between individuals in the community and RCH Auxiliary members with the aim of increasing fundraising revenue and Auxiliary membership.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Essential       

  • Demonstrated high level customer service skills and hands on event fundraising experience
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, warm and positive personality
  • Demonstrated experience in a support role in a fundraising environment
  • Experience with online fundraising strategies, database management and techniques ideas in automation journey
  • Experience in working with community fundraisers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and strong administrative skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, working under own initiative to strict deadlines, managing projects simultaneously, along with excellent problem solving skills
  • Commitment to the RCH Foundation’s values and a working style that reflects these
  • Ability to exercise discretion in dealing with sensitive information, ability to be empathetic in the most delicate of situations and maintaining confidentiality at all times

Desirable

  • Recognised event qualifications or hands on experience
  • Experience using Salesforce CRM

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • The position is offered as a full-time position on a three year contract and is subject to renewal. There will be a six month probationary period.
  • There will be a requirement to work outside of normal hours on limited occasion for fundraising events and activities. Allowance is made for reasonable time-in-lieu.
  • Flexible working hours and conditions are offered.
  • Salary packaging is available.  Leave entitlements as per national standards.

HOW TO APPLY

 

 

Corporate Engagement Manager

Purpose of Position

The position of Corporate Engagement Manager is responsible for the development and growth of corporate relationships and support. This position includes:

  • Implementing a comprehensive strategic corporate engagement plan through workplace giving, workplace fundraising and general corporate support
  • Developing new corporate donor opportunities by engaging a broad cross section of industries and companies
  • Increasing the level of support with existing corporate relationships – growing contributions from both company and employees
  • Implementing a volunteering program that is attractive to companies and employees as well as appropriate for the RCH

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Essential
    • 5+ years’ experience in a similar corporate relationship management role
    • Experience with workplace giving programs
    • Experience of coordinating fundraising products and systems
    • A commitment to learn traditional and non-traditional fundraising models
    • Demonstrated interpersonal and relationship building skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills and strong administrative skills
    • Demonstrated attention to detail, working under own initiative to strict deadlines, and managing accounts and projects simultaneously
    • Commitment to The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation’s values and a working style that reflects these
    • High level of maturity and ability to exercise discretion in dealing with sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality

     

    Desirable

    • Recognised fundraising qualifications and a commitment to personal development
    • Project management and problem solving skills
    • Organisational awareness and stakeholder management expertise.
    • Demonstrated experience of managing and motivating staff and others both internal and external

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • The position is offered as a full-time position on a three year contract and is subject to renewal. There will be a six month probationary period.
  • There will be a requirement to work outside of normal hours on limited occasion for fundraising events and activities. Allowance is made for reasonable time-in-lieu.
  • Flexible working hours and conditions are offered.
  • Salary packaging is available.  Leave entitlements as per national standards.

HOW TO APPLY

  • Selection Criteria – Applications must address the Selection Criteria in the position description – applications that do not address the Selection Criteria will not be considered.
  • More information and to submit your application – Send your application, including your CV, the names and contact details of three referees and your response to the Selection Criteria to Jenny Lloyd, Lloyd Connect jenny@lloydconnect.com.au or 0414 388 768

 

 

Database Officer

Purpose of Position

The role of Database Officer is to be a specialist in database management, providing advice on data management, segmentation and identify opportunities within the database.  This includes growing and maintaining the integrity of the database, designing and developing new functionalities, updating and securing data, recording financial transactions and preparing reports on donor activity.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Essential

  • Demonstrated commitment to The RCH Foundation’s vision and values and a working style that reflects these
  • Strong understanding of Salesforce NPSP best practices and functionality
  • The ability to build custom apps and objects, formula fields, workflows, custom views, and other content of intermediate complexity
  • Demonstrated experience in the management of data and attention to detail in transaction processing with a high level of accuracy
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability and proactive work attitude
  • Experience and understanding of key factors of a customer service environment
  • Ability to work within a team structure and to take responsibility for the completion and delivery of tasks
  • Computer literacy including experience in using a customer relationship management database, as well as word processing, email and spread sheet applications

Desirable

  • Experience with fundraising campaign management
  • Knowledge of OH&S and risk assessment procedures and requirements
  • Experience in the not-for-profit sector
  • Experience managing volunteers

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • The position is offered as a full-time position on a three year contract and is subject to renewal. There will be a six month probationary period.
  • There will be a requirement to work outside of normal hours on limited occasion for fundraising events and activities. Allowance is made for reasonable time-in-lieu.
  • Flexible working hours and conditions are offered.
  • Salary packaging is available.  Leave entitlements as per national standards.

HOW TO APPLY

  • If you have any questions or would like to talk to someone about the role, please contact  Ben O’Connell
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    Volunteering for the RCH Foundation

    We offer a range of rewarding and fulfilling opportunities for volunteers to assist us in supporting the hospital.

    Our volunteers work alongside staff to help with fundraising, special events and administration. Volunteers can commit to shorter term opportunities supporting specific projects or longer term roles assiting with our ongoing operations.

    Through our volunteering program, you’ll have the opportunity to:

    • gain experience in a variety of new roles
    • explore different career and job opportunities
    • get relevant training and develop skills
    • develop professional networks
    • raise awareness and support important health projects
    • donate your time and expertise to benefit the fundraising efforts of RCH Foundation and help the sick kids at hospital

    Becoming an RCH Foundation volunteer

    New volunteer opportunities are being developed and are promoted on this page. We promise to match your skills and availability to our volunteer needs to provide you with a fun and challenging opportunity.

    To enquire about a volunteer role or receive alerts when volunteer roles are posted, please contact Laura Buck, Manager, Auxiliaries and Fundraising  via email or on 03 9345 6941.


    Careers at the RCH

    The RCH employs health professionals in a variety of medical, nursing and allied health fields along with professionals for service departments like finance, information services, human resources and facilities management.

    For more information about working at the RCH, please click here.