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Reference Number 11312
Position Title Community Fundraising and Events Coordinator
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Department Hummingbird House
Location Hummingbird House K-ESS
Classification Salaried Staff - Position Level 04 (Without Car)
Hours 76
Position Summary

Community Fundraising and Events Coordinator, Hummingbird House


Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is a large and dynamic organisation with more than 65 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year. As a not-for-profit organisation with over 100 years' experience in delivering aged care, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see & Wesley Mission Queensland is the clinical operating partner of Hummingbird House.


Hummingbird House, Queensland's only children's hospice is looking for a dynamic fundraising and events specialist to join the Fundraising and Marketing team. Your primary role will be to develop, support, and coordinate events and community fundraising activities for Hummingbird House and WMQ, with a focus on Hummingbird House led events, community fundraising activities, and other third-party events and opportunities. This is a full time opportunity and the ideal candidate will have a willingness to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the organisation and campaign objectives.


About Hummingbird House:

Hummingbird House, Queensland's only children's hospice, operates as a medically supported 'home away from home' for children affected by a life limiting condition, and their families. The stand alone purpose built facility offers 8 guest in care suites, 5 family accommodation units, and a unique care at the end of life suite. Underpinned by the notion of creating a 'warm embrace' for children and their families, the multidisciplinary team provides 24/7hr scheduled and emergency specialist care short break stays; pain and symptom management; care at the end of life; and psychosocial support programs for the whole family. With strong connections locally,  nationally and internationally with specialist paediatric palliative care services, Hummingbird House is an integrated community based service delivering flexible child and family centred care. To find out more visit


Key responsibilities of the Community Fundraising and Events Coordinator include:


  1. Align one's workplace behaviour in accordance with the principles, Vision, Values and Mission of the organisation.
  2. Delivery of existing Hummingbird House events.
  3. Develop and coordinate new Hummingbird House fundraising events.
  4. Support third-party and community fundraising events and opportunities, where Hummingbird House is the beneficiary or charity of choice.
  5. Assist and support key WMQ key fundraising events including Trek to Connect, Red Gala Ball and Adventure Fundraising Program.
  6. Assist with the delivery of donor stewardship events, such as 'thank you' celebrations
  7. Support the planning and development of other Hummingbird House fundraising campaigns.
  8. Support Hummingbird House fundraising activities and campaigns, through designing and producing digital content and key collateral
  9. Data entry and maintenance of current donor contact information into the CRM database.
  10. Provide input into the Fundraising budget and strategic plan.
  11. Other fundraising, marketing, and communications related tasks as required by the Fundraising and Marketing Manager of Hummingbird House.


Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at by 4pm of the closing date. 


For more information, please contact Tamara Smith, Fundraising and Marketing Manager on phone 07 3621 4365 or email


Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to enhance remuneration.

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Essential: Willingness to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the organisation and campaign objectives
Essential: Minimum 3 years' experience in a fundraising or events role
Contact Person Tamara Smith
Contact Number (07) 3621 4365
Contact Email
Closing Date 01/03/2019
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.