5 tips for young people considering a career in the NFP sector

With not-for-profits currently employing over one million Australians, and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) alone set to create over 70,000 new jobs by 2019, there’s never been a more inspiring time to choose a career in the not-for-profit sector. And yet the rewards and benefits of a NFP career are not well understood, especially… Read more »

Leadership Insights: Mark Brooke, CEO, HeartKids

When Mark Brooke accepted the new national CEO role of HeartKids, an inspiring not-for-profit solely dedicated to improving the lives of children with congenital heart disease, he was ready for a challenge. After 35 years of federation, six state-based organisations were merging into one, with a complete restructure and new leadership team, to help grow… Read more »

How to find the right mix of skills at board level to drive success

What it means to be well-run is the focus of a not-for-profit (NFP) research report published recently by consultancy Good Foundations in partnership with professional services firm PwC. The report, The foundations of a well-run not-for-profit: why internal investment is critical, surveyed almost 400 senior managers within the NFP sector, and offers some valuable insights… Read more »

NGO Recruitment prepare for the 100k Oxfam Trailwalker challenge!

Help support the NGO Recruitment team as they prepare for the Oxfam Trailwalker challenge in Sydney! Kathy, Clare, Danielle and Melissa are training during the day and night to prepare for this Oxfam event where over 700 teams will trek through 100km of bush trail from the Hawkesbury river to the harbour, aiming to raise… Read more »

Charisse & Ruth complete The Sydney Morning Herald’s half marathon.

Congratulations to NGO Recruitment’s staff members Charisse and Ruth for completing The Sydney Morning Herald’s half marathon on Sunday. What a fabulous achievement!   Charisse (pictured) is raising funds for CanTeen Australia, a leading charity supporting teenagers and young people living with cancer. To support Charisse and donate to CanTeen, please click here.