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The Fight for Talent in the Climate Change Battle

Since 2010, NGO Recruitment’s international desk has recruited for a wide range of not-for-profit organisations worldwide, sourcing both local and expatriate candidates for roles based in the Asia Pacific region and internationally. Head of NGO Recruitment’s Asia Pacific and international team, Lois Freeke, now supported by Aya Long, is highly successful at searching for a… Read more »

Career Audit: Top 5 Questions for Success

A career in the not-for-profit sector is a rewarding pathway for many, and finding the right fit is crucial for your long-term satisfaction and success. In this blog post, we delve into the concept of a career audit, a powerful tool that can help you assess your past experiences, preferences, and aspirations to guide you… Read more »

Interview series, part 14: Mahir Momand, Chief Executive Officer at Rotary Australia World Community Service

Rotary Australia World Community Service (RAWCS) is a not-for-profit organisation aiding disadvantaged communities globally. Mahir Momand, the new Chief Executive Officer, shared insights into his career, challenges and plans. When did you join RAWCS and what was your major motive to accept this job offer? I joined RAWCS recently, taking on the role of CEO… Read more »

Ikigai – Your First Step Towards Meaningful Job

Numerous NGO Recruitment’s candidates have a fundamental desire to find meaningful work, contribute to a cause that is important to them, or ‘give back’ to society. They feel their life and career lack purpose, or that they have spent the first part of their careers in a job that didn’t ultimately fulfil them. We hear… Read more »

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 »