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Leadership Team Vacancies

We require individuals brave enough to think they can change the world, and smart enough to have a chance.

BRISBANE DRT MANAGER

We are looking for a dynamic leader to head up the Brisbane leadership team, If you live and breathe leadership, and are keen to step up and lead the existing Brisbane DRT into the future, then this role may be for you!

Members who have a background in areas such as (but not limited to) project management, operational leadership roles in defence or emergency management, training, staff management, marketing and fundraising, and event coordination, and who are willing to allocate approximately 10-15 hours of volunteer work a week towards the role, will find themselves best placed with this opportunity. We’d suggest that all applicants have strong skills in interpersonal communication, and have practical skills with programs such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, and platforms such as Google Drive.

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STATE PLANNING COORDINATORS

We are looking for a dynamic group of people to join our Field Operations team, specifically in the role of State planning Coordinator for the following states: New South Wales (covering Australian Capital Territory), Queensland, South Australia and Victoria.

If you are a self motivated team player that enjoys the challenge of leadership, and are keen to step up and join the National Planning Cell then one of these roles may be for you!

Members who have a background in areas such as (but not limited to) project management, intelligence or strategy type roles, leadership, logistics, GIS or database management, will find themselves best placed with this opportunity. We’d suggest that all applicants have strong skills in interpersonal communication, and have practical skills with programs such as excel, word, and platforms such as google drive. Attendance of a Core Operations course is also ideal. Your input to the role will vary but you should be willing to allocate approx 4-8 hours of volunteer work a week towards the role during busy periods.

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STATE FUNDRAISING COORDINATORS

We are looking for dynamic people to join our fundraising team to help develop opportunities Disaster Relief Australia to continue to grow and support people in their darkest days.

If you are a self motivated team player, and are keen to step up and join the national team, while working with the local DRT’s, then this roles may be for you!

Members who have a background or understanding in areas such as (but not limited to) fundraising, business development, relationship management, speaking to a range of stakeholders, grant writing and developing partnership proposals and are willing to allocate approx 4-10 hours of volunteer work a week towards the role, will find themselves best placed with this opportunity. We’d suggest that all applicants have strong skills in interpersonal communication, and have practical skills with programs such as xcell, word, and platforms such as google drive. Attendance of a Core Operations course is also ideal.

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MOBILISATION COORDINATORS AND ASSOCIATES

Disaster Relief Australia is now recruiting for volunteer leaders interested in the Mobilisation Team roles across all our DRT’s, at both Coordinator and Associate level.

We are looking for a dynamic group of people to join us in ensuring our teams keep moving around the country in response to our Field Operation needs. If you are a self motivated team player and are keen to step up and join the team, and you find that you thrive when faced with the challenges of logistical coordination, group management and communications then the Mobilisation Team may be for you!

Members who have a background in areas such as (but not limited to) project management, operational coordination roles, training, leadership, logistics, database management, and/or event management, and are willing to allocate approx 4-10 hours of volunteer work a week towards the role, will find themselves best placed with this opportunity.

We do suggest that all applicants have strong skills in interpersonal communication, and have practical skills with programs such as google sheets, excel, word, and platforms such as google drive. Attendance of a Core Operations course is also ideal, with a minimum level of Engagement Ready in Muster.

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NATIONAL AND DRT TRAINING ASSOCIATES

Disaster Relief Australia is now recruiting for Training Associate roles within its training teams at both the DRT and National Level.

If you are a self-motivated team player and are keen to step up and join our Training Teams and you enjoy the challenge of leadership, then one of these roles may be for you!

Members who have a background in areas like (but not limited to) e-learning development, project management, operations roles, training (Certificate IV or higher ideal), leadership, logistics, database management, event management, and are willing to allocate approx 4-10 hours of volunteer work a week towards the role, will find themselves best placed with this opportunity. We’d suggest that all applicants have strong skills in interpersonal communication, and have practical skills with programs such as excel, word, and platforms such as google drive.

For members already in Training Associate positions within DRTs, if you feel that your skills and abilities would be better utilised as a National Training Associate please apply.

You must be at a minimum of engagement ready on Muster to be considered for these positions.

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ADELAIDE LEADERSHIP TEAM

Volunteer Opportunities

Disaster Relief Australia is recruiting for additional leadership roles within the Adelaide DRT, at the Associate level.

We are looking for a dynamic group of people to join the existing leadership team in Adelaide and the SA region, across all areas of responsibility.

If you are a self motivated team player, and you enjoy the challenge of being part of a leadership team, then one of these roles may be for you!

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TOWNSVILLE MOBILISATION COORDINATOR AND ASSOCIATES

Volunteer Opportunities

We are looking for dynamic members to join our Townsville DRT leadership team, in the roles of Mobilisation Coordinator and Associates.

If you are a self-motivated team player and are keen to step up and join the existing DRT leadership team in getting Townsville DRT ramped up and ready for the next storm season, and you enjoy the challenge of leadership, then one of these roles may be for you!

Members who have a background in areas such as (but not limited to) project management, operations roles, leadership, logistics, database management, event management and are willing to allocate approx 4-10 hours of volunteer work a week towards the role, will find themselves best placed with this opportunity. We’d suggest that all applicants have strong skills in interpersonal communication, and have practical skills with programs such as excell, word, and platforms such as google drive. Attendance of a Core Operations course is also ideal.

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NATIONAL TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATES

Volunteer Opportunity

The Technology Associates require experience in managing, operating and maintaining a wide range of technology systems. This role looks at supporting capability through technology to help us achieve our mission. This is a constantly evolving role that requires a high level of self-development and awareness of all relevant systems that will continue to contribute to building capability within DRA.

You will work in conjunction with current DRA Technology Coordinators and Associates. Competency in all General Responsibilities is not required. Associates are able to specialise on certain key technology needs of the organisation.

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NATIONAL ADMINISTRATION, HUMAN RESOURCES AND FINANCE ASSOCIATES POOL

Volunteer Opportunity

We are looking for a dynamic group of people to enter a pool and take up roles at the Associate level. If you are a self motivated team player and are keen to step up and apply your administration wizardry supporting the Team, and you enjoy the challenge of leadership, then one of these roles may be for you!

This will be highly suitable for members who have a background in areas such as administration, office management, HR, finance and other clerical roles. If you have good computer skills, the ability to work remotely and flexibly with the team’s schedule, and are willing to commit to 3-6 hours of volunteer support a week towards the role, then we would love to hear from you.

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MEMBERSHIP TEAM

Volunteer opportunity

We are looking for a dynamic group of volunteers to join our DRT Membership teams to assist with the coordination of our members within each of our existing disaster relief teams of Adelaide, Canberra, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, or Townsville. The volunteer position of Membership Associate is open in all our DRT’s and we have thrown the doors open Australia wide!

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Disaster Relief Australia unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams.

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