ID: 209015

Donor Administration Volunteer

Young People Regular - less than 6 months Sydney NSW

About this opportunity

About the role

The role of the Donor Administration Volunteer is to support the Fundraising Team with weekly and monthly administrative tasks integral to the overall efficiency of the Fundraising team. The role will involve assisting with donation processing, receipting, updating credit card details and communication preferences, and answering emails in the admin inbox.

The Fundraising Team works to achieve financial sustainability for Sir David Martin Foundation through the management of a range of programs including individual giving, newsletters, appeals and campaigns, community fundraising and events, and recurring monthly giving programs. The team also manages the care and stewardship of our donor base, offering an exceptional supporter experience and journey for supporters of the Foundation.

About you

  • Warm phone manner and great communication skills
  • Computer Skills & experience in using a database, preferably Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, and skilled use of Microsoft office 365 - outlook, word, excel, teams
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and processes
  • A high-level attention to detail
  • Experience in a non-profit environment
  • Knowledge of fundraising practice


Key Responsibilities

  • Donation processing and receipting
  • Warm calling supporters to thank, welcome and engage
  • Record keeping and updating of database
  • Updating credit card details on database
  • Supporting the Fundraising team on ad hoc basis, on projects, in-house mailing, or events

Volunteer shifts We are looking for a commitment of at least 1 shift per week, for up to 6 months. Shifts are available Monday - Friday 10am – 4pm (hours negotiable).

Training & Requirements

  • Volunteer Induction
  • Volunteer Agreement
  • Police Check
  • On-site training
  • Database specific training

About Sir David Martin Foundation

Sir David Martin Foundation helps young people in crisis. We need a wonderful volunteer to support us in our work, enabling best-practice models of treatment for youth drug and alcohol addiction, and break the devastating cycle of addiction.

Our organisational values are: Respect, Compassion, Generosity, Impact, Celebration.

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

At least 1 shift per week, for up to 6 months. Shifts are available Monday - Friday 10am – 4pm (hours negotiable, for example 9:30am - 3pm may suit those with school-aged children).

Type of work
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Administration & Office Management