Fundraising Specialist

Be part of transforming lives for stronger communities.

  • 0.8 FTE Part Time – Permanent
  • $84,760 – $88,254 per annum pro rata (negotiable depending on skills and experience) plus superannuation
  • Cheltenham with some travel to other Family Life sites

Who we are

Family Life is a specialist family services organisation known for its innovation, impact and whole-of-community approach.  Our teams are committed to transforming the lives of our clients and communities to build resilience and healthy relationships.

A growing organisation recognised for its innovative approach, Family Life has been named in the Top 10 Give Easy Innovation Index for 2018 and 2019 and has been awarded an Australian Crime Prevention Award for leading the ‘Together We Can’ Collective Impact project.

Family Life is a child safe organisation. We value, respect and listen to children and young people.  We are committed to the safety of all children and young people. Family Life supports children to meet their potential and thrive. We do not tolerate neglect, mistreatment or abuse of any kind.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a skilled, passionate individual who embodies the Family Life Way principles and wants to make a real difference.

What we offer

Family Life team members have access to generous employee benefits including salary packaging, flexible work arrangements (including RDO’s and Purchased Leave), EAP services, and training and professional development opportunities.

The position

The Fundraising Specialist role is a part-time, permanent position based at Cheltenham, responsible for developing and facilitating fundraising programs and initiating and growing donor relationships and community partnerships for the organisation.

A day in the life of this position includes

You will be working with the Community Engagement Team to develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising program.  You will spend time relationship building with external stakeholders and using the CRM (SalesForce) to broaden our membership.   Days will include project managing and implementing fundraising campaigns, collaborating with peers to achieve campaign goals, liasing with the CEO and attending meetings with the Foundation Board.

Why apply?

This is your chance to make a huge impact in a well-established organisation.  Take the lead in developing an organisational fundraising program and realise opportunity that is currently untapped.This is a great opportunity for a passionate, self-motivated, organised and results-driven individual with excellent communication skills to be at the cutting edge of influencing the future direction of our organisation. If this sounds like you, please apply now!

How to Apply

For a full position description please visit the Family Life careers page at

Please submit your confidential application including a CV and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria via our Application Portal  Please note: applicants who do not meet the selection criteria will not be considered.

For further information regarding the position please contact Lea Jaensch on 0431394379.

Family Life values diversity and welcomes applicants who meet the position criteria, irrespective of race and ethnicity, colour, age, gender, gender identity, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

All offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check and Police Records Check.

Applications close: Friday 6 December

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