Events & Volunteer Program Officer

Full time

About the role

Deliver WAGEC’s volunteer program & community engagement events. Create relationships of mutual benefit between women and children experiencing domestic violence & homelessness & the WAGEC community.

WAGEC's Events & Volunteer Program Officer role is ideal for a person who loves to:

  • work with diverse groups of people in a busy, dynamic environment;
  • tackle challenges with creativity and collaboration;
  • use structure and process to get the work done; and
  • contribute to creating safer futures for women and families

This role is responsible for delivering key activities that engage and inspire the growing WAGEC community, including:

  • coordinating Walk for WAGEC, our signature community fundraising event;  
  • strengthening our volunteer program where 100's of trained volunteers contribute directly to our client services;
  • developing new community engagement events; and
  • working collaboratively within our Fundraising & Communities Team.

Key facts

  • The Events & Volunteer Program Officer is responsible for delivering WAGEC’s volunteer program and community events to create mutual benefit for WAGEC’s community and clients. The core responsibilities of this role are:
  • Full-time permanent contract, Grade SCHADS 4,
  • Based at our Redfern Office, 1 day/week work from home if desired, occasional after-hours work
  • It is a requirement that you have a current Working With Children Check, NSW Drivers Licence & full working rights in Australia
  • Due to our operational requirements and planned annual leave, the successful applicant for this role will be required to start by 11 July 2022, or where that is not possible the start date will be 8 September 2022.  Please indicate in your application which option is suitable for you. Your response will NOT prejudice your application, but will help us to plan!

How to apply

  1. Please read the attached position description here to gain a comprehensive overview of the role, employment conditions and selection criteria
  2. If you have any questions, please call/email us before making an application
  3. Send us your application which should contain:
    Your 2-3-page CV, and
    A 2-page cover letter telling us why you think you are the best person to fill this role and what characteristics you will bring to the WAGEC team.
  4. Applications should be emailed to
  5. We will be reviewing applications and interviewing on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Position Description for Events and Volunteer Program Officer

For further information:

Meredith Turnbull, WAGEC Recruitment Consultant,

Phone: 0437 880 010


WAGEC is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse staff team. If you think you have what it takes to do this role, but you don’t meet our selection criteria, please get in touch anyway to discuss your situation. We recognise that sometimes the right person for a job is based in personal qualities and not just qualifications.