Delta Society Australia is a national not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to promote and facilitate positive interaction between people and companion animals. Delta operates with one core belief: that the human-animal bond can remarkably improve our quality of life and leave a lasting paw print on our hearts. The Society’s work focuses on using that bond to comfort the sick in hospitals and aged care facilities, develop more confident children, teach children about dog safety, and teach reward-based training methods to certified professional trainers and dog owners.
About the Role
This is a newly created role reporting to the Delta Society board of directors. You will oversee therapy dog and RTO operations, governance, program strategy and delivery and fundraising. You will develop strong relationships with new and existing facilities, corporate and government partners and identify new partnership and program opportunities, whilst staying true to Delta’s mission and brand.
- Your responsibilities include:
- Develop and deliver the annual strategy, budget & forecasts in conjunction with the board & staff
- Lead, supervise and support a small but experienced team including two senior managers
- Represent and promote Delta to government and corporate partners and at industry events
- Develop a fund-raising strategy leveraging corporate, government and supporter relationships
- Oversee compliance with internal policies and procedures and applicable law
- Contribute to a caring, generous, trusting, and accountable culture that values volunteering
You have a significant track record in senior roles in several commercial or not-for-profit sectors such as aged care, education, vocational training or animal welfare along with a strong understanding of corporate partnerships and fund-raising. You are a charismatic, visionary leader and understand the power of the human-animal bond. You are action oriented, highly communicative and will lead and inspire colleagues by example. You also have:
- Strong financial literacy to drive the sustainable growth of Delta
- Demonstrated entrepreneurial flair and leadership through organizational transformation
- RTO leadership, management or curriculum development experience is an advantage
- A commitment to governance and best practice
Type: Full time
Salary: $150,000 plus 9.5% superannuation and reportable fringe benefits
If you are looking for a challenging but unique opportunity to join a growing organisation committed to working with volunteers and their dogs to make a difference in people’s lives, then please apply by sending a one page covering letter outlining your interest in and suitability for the role and a resume detailing relevant experience to Liska Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To request a full position description please email Liska Turner at email@example.com.
Applications close 23 June 2019.
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Beaumont Not-for-Profit has been retained to recruit this position so please direct all enquiries to Beaumont People.