About this opportunity
Bicycles for Humanity Melbourne is a voluntary, not-for- profit organisation that collects disused bicycles and ships them to communities in need. The bicycles change lives forever by improving basic mobility for access to health care and education and increasing economic productivity. The container then becomes a pre-built bicycle workshop providing employment opportunities.
Location: Bicycles for Humanity is located in Melbourne, VIC. Your volunteering location is flexible; work online from wherever you are.
Type of work: Committee Member
Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months Time Required: Committee Meetings are held once are month. Approximate time requirements are 10 hours per month Requirements: Working with Children Check.
The role will require people to:
• help formalise and improve the fundraising and donations program to ensure successful income streams that are efficient to administer and are consistent with our values. • engage with donors in the community, connecting with them and letting them know that we appreciate the difference their support makes • thanking existing donors and welcoming new supporters through warm and engaging conversations.
Key responsibilities (may be shared to manage workloads):
• Develop a fundraising strategy • Develop an annual event program that meets the fundraising objectives • Measure and report on the performance of the program against the desired goals • Processing donations for fundraising appeals via Salesforce • Entering donor data or cleaning imported data into Salesforce • Packing welcome and campaign packs for new donors
Key Skills: • Experience in fundraising campaigns. • Confident in presenting and communicating to potential donors in a professional and friendly manner • Ability to conduct research and undertake networking to ensure new prospects are identified • Excellent networking, negotiation and influencing skills.to liaise with potential donors
Desirable skills: • Experience working in a small not-for-profit and/or community sector • Ability to work autonomously and demonstrate initiative and flexibility • Demonstrated a good team player as well as ability to work alone • Experience with Microsoft Office 365, Teams and Salesforce
Personal Attributes • High level of integrity, honesty and commitment • Highly motivated and team player • Adaptable to change • A high level of initiative and can do attitude • Attention to quality and detail • Strong communication and networking skills
Key Relationships: • Marketing and Campaign Manager • Corporate Liaison Manager • Social Media Lead • CEO, Bicycles for Humanity
Bicycles for Humanity encourages people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from different cultural backgrounds and people with disabilities.
Working with Children Check *.
Please apply below to register your interest in volunteering with us then send your CV to [email protected] so we can gain a better understanding of your skillset and experience.
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Committee Meetings are held once a month. Approximate time requirements are 10 hours per month.Suitable for
- Online & Remote Volunteers
- Skilled Volunteers
- Governance, Boards & Committees