NGO Recruitment supports the Voice to Parliament and a YES vote on 14th October


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 »

Interview series, part 13: Melinda Ledwith, Donor Relationship Manager at Women’s Legal Service QLD

Women’s Legal Service Queensland (WLSQ) is Queensland’s only state-wide specialised community legal centre providing free legal and social work help to women and their children impacted by domestic and family violence and sexual assault. Each year WLSQ helps nearly 8,000 women and their Statewide Helpline answers between 60 and 90 calls per day from Queensland… 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 »

When your large NFP organisation experience is not an advantage

Lois Freeke, NGO Recruitment’s manager for Asia Pacific & International, recently spoke with Devex, an international media platform with a focus on global community development. The article focuses on the misconception that having a large international company as an employer will allow for an easy job transition process. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Jobseekers… Read more »

Voice to Parliament

Later this year the Australian population will be asked to answer a referendum on Indigenous Constitutional recognition through a Voice to Parliament, a body enshrined in the Constitution that would enable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to provide advice to the parliament on policies and projects that impact their lives. It will also give… Read more »

Posted on February 17, 2023. News.

Animal Welfare NFPs in Australia & the Asia Pacific region

In our previous blog we spoke about the structure of the not-for-profit sector in Australia and the Asia Pacific region. In this blog, we will be focusing on animal welfare and rights as a sub-group of the NGO sector. Animal welfare charities are on the increase with approximately 1,300 charities in total registered with the… 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 »