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At NGO Recruitment, we also offer high-quality outplacement and HR services to complement our core specialist executive search recruitment services. We are the only sector specialists providing bespoke outplacement services to not-for-profit sector clients.


Outplacement services

NGO Recruitment’s outplacement services are designed specifically for not-for-profit organisations, charities, education institutions, industry associations, faith-based organisations and political and activist groups needing to make an employee or number of employee roles redundant.

Our specialist not-for-profit consultants are experienced in outplacement services delivery. They manage the transition process smoothly, offering career support, assistance and coaching to those affected. Because our recruitment teams work with our extensive list of not for profit clients on a daily basis, they understand their requirements and selection processes and can prepare your impacted employees more effectively.

With over 15 years in the not-for-profit sector, NGO Recruitment works with more non-profit clients than any other organisation in the region. All outplacement programmes offer participants the option to be marketed to our clients.


We offer a number of transition packages that will help to:

  • Reduce the stress and minimise the personal impact caused by redundancy
  • Provide best-practice tools, and the mindset, to prepare those affected for the current job market
  • Offer a practical next-step career search strategy which can be immediately applied
  • Connect your employees with NGO Recruitment’s client base, as appropriate, optimising their chances of landing more quickly
  • Maintain the professional reputation of your not-for-profit organization


Services Include

  • Initial Interview, Consultation and Assessment of Needs and Preferences
  • Professional Resume and Cover Letter Preparation
  • LinkedIn Profile Optimisation
  • Personal Brand Assessment and Development
  • Career Search Strategy and Coaching
  • Interview Skills Coaching
  • Psychometric and Strengths Assessments (optional)
  • Job Search Support Sessions
  • Personal Career Coaching
  • Inclusion on NGO Recruitment database and proactive marketing of participant profile to NGO clients


Individual and group sessions are available and all programs can be customised.

NGO Recruitment’s Australia-based and international team deliver outplacement services which deliver immediate and practical value to impacted employees and connect them with not for profit sector clients.

Lois Freeke, our outplacement project lead, is an International Coaching Federation accredited Certified Professional Career Coach who has designed and delivered outplacement and employee assistance programmes for organisations internationally. She holds ICF accredited certifications in Personal Branding, Personal Brand Assessment, Social Branding and has additionally been trained in professional resume and profile writing by the Resume Writing Academy. She is an Associate Member of Career Thought Leaders Consortium, a professional industry association. Lois has been recruiting in Asia Pacific and Australia since 2005 and has both not for profit and corporate recruitment experience and has held general management roles in both recruitment and outplacement organisations.




“Thanks for the wonderful outplacement sessions. I have had several staff members tell me how excellent the experience has been and that the advice has been invaluable. Many thanks”

Non-Profit Outplacement Services Client


“This has been a very positive experience for me – Emma has been brilliant, supportive, insightful and very available – she worked above and beyond and I am very grateful to her and to this. My LinkedIn is updated and she has given me some excellent resources. Emma should be commended for her care and diligence.”

Non-Profit Employee


“At the outset, let me first share my gratitude and heartfelt thanks to you for the wonderful support you have provided to me in our interactions over the past couple of weeks. I must acknowledge that there are many such inputs, advice and resources provided by you which are really new to me, and they helped me a lot in my refining the resume, LinkedIn profile, and my job search process. I am sure this will definitely help me stand out better compared to my previous application processes. You are a really amazing support, and I will also share this feedback. I also acknowledge the receipt of international job boards information shared by you in the other email. Thank you so much Lois, and I wish you stay fit, healthy and safe. I will keep you posted on any developments and wherever I need some support from you.”

Non-Profit Employee


“I am pleased to say that since speaking with Louise, who gave me some really valuable insights into my CV and how I could improve the content, I have secured a new role. Thank you so much for offering your support and expertise during this time. It was so valuable having an expert eye on my application, and I am feeling so grateful to have secured this exciting new role. I hope all is well at NGO Recruitment, and I am sure our paths will cross again in the future.”

Non-Profit Employee


HR Management services

NGO Recruitment also offers HR management services, and our HR experts are widely regarded as trusted advisors within the sector. Our HR services can also be engaged at the same time as our payroll services for a complete and tailored human resources management solution.

Typical HR activities include:

  • Leadership development
  • Organisational and team design
  • Restructuring advice and implementation
  • Complex performance advice and management
  • Facilitation of planning initiatives and team events
  • Supported recruitment services
  • Workshops to upskill line managers in all aspects of people management
  • Exit interviews

 Carol Lewis, our dedicated HR consultant, is a senior human resources practitioner with over 15 years of consulting and organisational development experience. Her qualifications include a Masters in Business (Employment Relations) from the University of Technology in Sydney. She also holds a Cert IV in Workplace Training & Assessment, is an accredited user of the Californian Psychological Index (CPI), the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). Carol is also a member of the Australian Human Resources Institute, the Career Development Association of Australia and The Australian Workplace Practitioners Network.


If you would like to find out more about NGO Recruitment’s outplacement and HR services, please contact Richard Green, Lois Freeke or Carol Lewis on 02 8243 0570.