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 »
When Mark Brooke accepted the new national CEO role of HeartKids, an inspiring not-for-profit solely dedicated to improving the lives of children with congenital heart disease, he was ready for a challenge. After 35 years of federation, six state-based organisations were merging into one, with a complete restructure and new leadership team, to help grow… Read more »
What it means to be well-run is the focus of a not-for-profit (NFP) research report published recently by consultancy Good Foundations in partnership with professional services firm PwC. The report, The foundations of a well-run not-for-profit: why internal investment is critical, surveyed almost 400 senior managers within the NFP sector, and offers some valuable insights… Read more »
Help support the NGO Recruitment team as they prepare for the Oxfam Trailwalker challenge in Sydney! Kathy, Clare, Danielle and Melissa are training during the day and night to prepare for this Oxfam event where over 700 teams will trek through 100km of bush trail from the Hawkesbury river to the harbour, aiming to raise… Read more »
Congratulations to NGO Recruitment’s staff members Charisse and Ruth for completing The Sydney Morning Herald’s half marathon on Sunday. What a fabulous achievement! Charisse (pictured) is raising funds for CanTeen Australia, a leading charity supporting teenagers and young people living with cancer. To support Charisse and donate to CanTeen, please click here.
NGO Recruitment was proud to be a sponsor of the 1st Australia and New Zealand Refugee Trauma Recovery in Resettlement Conference in Sydney. The conference tackled the most pressing issues facing refugee recovery and resettlement. Guest speakers included Paris Aristotle AM, CEO, Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture (VFST), Victoria and Suzanne Jabbour, Director, Restart… Read more »
Dear all, Michael and I have taken the unprecedented step of writing to you at a time when bitter partisanship passes itself off as debate on the subject of renewable energy in Australia. Our government, backed by elements of the press, has waged an all out war against the move to solar and wind energy…. Read more »
Fundraising is critical to the survival of almost all not-for-profit organisations. And with more than 50,000 NFPs registered in Australia, the demand for fundraisers far outweighs the supply. But because almost every organisation is looking for them, recruiting fundraising staff is notoriously difficult. And retaining them can be just as hard – statistics from the… Read more »