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Your Not-for-Profit Career as a Frontline Worker

Frontline and field workers are the people at the forefront of organisations who often work long hours and accept increased risk, yet still dedicate their time and skills to assisting and supporting people and causes who need it most. Doctors, nurses and paramedics are just some of the very important frontline and field roles that… Read more »

Top Transferrable Skills for your Fundraising Career

Fundraising is an integral part of every not-for-profit organisation’s infrastructure, as there is always an ongoing demand to generate more income for the longevity and impact of an organisation. The definition of fundraising varies depending on the style and size of the tens of thousands of organisations that make up the Australian and Asia Pacific… Read more »

Your Career in the Climate Change Movement

In our previous blog post we spoke about animal welfare/rights organisations in the not-for-profit sector and provided our readers with a comprehensive list of organisations in Australia and the Asia Pacific region. In this blog we will be shifting our focus to climate change organisations and the important role they play in preventing and reducing… Read more »

Structure of the Not-for-profit Sector

Have you ever thought about making a career move into the not-for-profit (NFP) sector or looking to progress your existing NFP career? Then this introduction into the definition and structure of the NFP sector within Australia and the Asia Pacific region may be the answer you need into taking that step. Unfortunately, there is no definitive… Read more »

Five Mistakes to Avoid in Your Non-Profit Job Application

NGO Recruitment consultants receive hundreds of applications daily and are trained to carefully screen them to identify the candidates who most closely match our client’s brief. If you are not having any luck with your non-profit career applications, make sure you are avoiding these common mistakes to increase your chances of being invited to an… Read more »

NFP Hiring Insights and Salary Snapshot 2022

The Australian NFP sector is heading into the new financial year with renewed energy – and has welcomed the change in federal government, the latest NGO Recruitment Hiring Insights and Salary Snapshot shows. But even though hiring intentions are stronger than this time last year, the majority of those NFPs surveyed are experiencing tough recruitment… Read more »

What do you want to learn?

Source: Pro Bono News Do you know what you really want from a job? Be ready to talk about it in an interview, it can help you as much as it helps the employer. It’s a common interview question, “what do you want to get out of this role?” – and one that you should… Read more »

Asian fund execs depart industry to make more ‘tangible’ ESG impact

Ignites Asia recently reached out to seek insights from NGO Recruitment about why ESG (environmental, social and governance) fund executives are leaving their financial careers in search of roles in the social impact sector.  Lois Freeke, our Manager for Asia Pacific & International Recruitment spoke with Ernest Chan from Ignites Asia. Unfortunately, due to Ignites Asia… Read more »

NFP Hiring Insights and Salary Snapshot

Australian Not-For-Profit (NFP) sector rising to the Covid-19 challenge. Australian NFP hiring intentions remain strong during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the latest NGO Recruitment Hiring Insights and Salary Snapshot shows. With new lockdowns in place across several states, in July 2021, NGO Recruitment surveyed 100 Australian NFPs to assess the impact of the global pandemic… Read more »

Finding your passion to find your job

Source: Pro Bono News We talk to the experts on how to match your passion with a job in the NFP sector For many, the past year has helped put priorities in order – from what you do for work, to how you spend your time. This means that recruiters are seeing a rise in… Read more »

NGO Recruitment’s Fundraising Salary Snapshot 2021

Analysis Fundraising in Australia was initially rocked by the Covid-19 pandemic. Lockdowns and social distancing had a huge impact on face-to-face, volunteer and events-based fundraising in particular. Thankfully, demand for fundraising professionals finally returned and increased across the sector towards the end of 2020, as NFPs adapted to the new Covid-19 normal. This demand is… Read more »