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Season’s Greetings! A message from Richard Green, Director

The NGO Recruitment team would like to take this opportunity to thank our clients and candidates for your support during the pressure cooker year 2020. After the initial shock wave in March and April with a seemingly blanket hiring freeze, the Australian NFP sector had to rapidly respond to an escalating demand for their services…. Read more »

Posted on December 08, 2020. News.

How to nail a job interview when you’re out of practice

Job interviews are nearly always daunting, but if it’s been years (maybe even decades) between interviews, the thought of facing up to a potential employer might be overwhelming. Luckily, there’s plenty you can do to take the pressure off. Lois Freeke talks to Pro Bono Australia and gives her top five tips on how to… Read more »

Queensland Positive People appoints new CEO

MEDIA RELEASE FROM QPP 13 May 2019 Queensland Positive People (QPP) is delighted to announce the appointment of public health HIV expert Melissa Warner as our new Chief Executive Officer. Ms Warner has over 20 years’ HIV clinical and program delivery experience gained from diverse roles within NGOs, government organisations and clinical settings in Australia,… Read more »

NGO Recruitment welcomes Natalie Brooker to the Melbourne team

Natalie is our dedicated temporary staff and contract consultant, recruiting staff across Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia. Natalie will be looking after a range of positions spanning across locum CEOs, direct marketing, raisers edge specialists, administration, finance, marketing and communications and fundraising. Natalie is devoted to providing a smooth client and candidate experience and places a… Read more »

Posted on November 21, 2018. News.

Interview Series, part 5: Emma Adams, Victorian Manager, NGO Recruitment

With over nine years’ education, welfare to work and not-for-profit sector recruitment experience, Emma Adams is widely considered to be one of the leading recruitment consultants of fundraising executives in Australia. She’s also making a huge impact on the leadership success of leading national NFPs, having recently placed the CEOs at Youth Projects and The… Read more »

How to turn referencing checking into a valuable management tool

Thorough referencing checking at the end of a long recruitment process may seem like more hassle than it’s worth, but ignore this crucial step at your peril, says Richard Green, director, NGO Recruitment. “Organisations can save themselves a lot of anguish by conducting thorough reference checks before offering someone a job. Only in this way… Read more »

Why there’s never been a better time to be a fundraiser

Over the last five years, the demand for fundraising skills has soared in Australia with the not-for-profit (NFP) sector now facing a shortage of good fundraisers across all fundraising specialties. And this shortage is set to continue into 2018 and beyond. Although largely driven by NFPs experiencing varying cuts in government funding, demand for fundraisers… Read more »

Top recruitment tips for 2018

Welcome to 2018 and a very Happy New Year to all of our valuable clients and candidates. 2017 was a busy year for NGO Recruitment, and the sector in general, and we’re looking forward to another rollercoaster year ahead. In the world of not-for-profit (NFP) recruitment, 2018 will not be without its challenges, as the… Read more »

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 »