If you are exploring this Careers section, you are probably feeling as excited about your future as we do, here at Guide Dogs.
As you will see, we have a number of new positions and opportunities on offer all part of our development and growth requirements and the extra demand on our programs and services arising from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the Aged Care sector reforms.
The following positions are currently being recruited for:
Business Development Support Coordinator – Individual Fundraising
We are looking for a highly self-motivated and engaging person who can apply their outstanding administration skills to assist our fundraising team on a contract basis. You will be able to demonstrate exceptional communication skills to assist in maintaining donor relationships, creative writing ability to communicate with supporters, as well as high level organisation skills in order to fulfill the position of Business Development Support Coordinator.
The successful candidate will contribute to the development and implementation of fundraising programs relating to Major Donors, Bequests and Corporate Partnerships and will be responsible for direct communication with our supporters as well as provide support in the coordination of small events. In addition, the Business Development Support Coordinator will provide assistance to the wider team in order to achieve outcomes that ultimately help to enhance the quality of life of people living with disability.
Administration experience is essential. A tertiary qualification in Fundraising, Events or Sales is desirable as is relevant experience working in Fundraising.
To access a copy of the Position Description please click here. For a confidential discussion please call Alix Katala, Team Leader, Individual and Community Fundraising on 08 8203 8319.
Please ensure your application addresses the requirements of the role as described in the Position Description and email it to Job.firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications close by COB Monday 27th March 2017.
GUIDE DOG MOBILITY INSTRUCTOR
We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified Guide Dog Mobility Instructor. This role provides essential services across South Australia and Northern Territory supporting our guide dog and autism assistance dog programs.
You will be responsible for providing competent, professional assessments and delivery of Guide Dog Mobility services to clients who have a vision loss. You will assist in the training and evaluation of guide dog stock to appropriately match with clients. In addition, you will provide assessment and instruction to clients within the pets as therapy and assistance dog programs.
To assist in the work of Guide Dogs SA.NT you will need to be highly self-motivated with the ability to establish credibility and gain the confidence of a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate technical capability and experience as a Guide Dog Mobility Instructor as well as advanced time management skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
You will have an internationally recognised Guide Dog Mobility Instructor qualification (3 years); and a post graduate Orientation and Mobility qualification (18 months) or relevant experience. A current Drivers Licence is also essential.
To access a copy of the Position Description please click here. For a confidential discussion please call Garry Peschel, Executive Manager Client Services on (08) 8203 8331.
Please ensure your application addresses the requirements of the role as described in the Position Description and email it to Job.email@example.com.
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR BEAU'S PET HOTEL
Guide Dogs SA/NT is currently in the process of building a Personalised Pet Hotel, Beau’s. Located at the fringe of the Adelaide Airport, near Harbour Town, it is anticipated that the Pet Hotel will open mid 2017.
Beau’s services will include dog and cat boarding, doggy-day-care, in-house grooming and education and training.
A variety of new roles will be required for Beau’s, including:
- Team Leaders
- Kennel attendants
- Doggy-day-care attendants
- Dog trainers
- Reception staff
We have received plenty of interest and enquiries from people about working at Beau’s. We are seeking people who have recent experience and hold a Certificate in Animal Studies, Companion Animal Services or a relevant dog training qualification.
Recruitment for all roles will occur the second quarter of 2017. If you think you have relevant skills and qualifications and you would like to register your interest in working at Beau’s please complete the online information form here.
Your information will be treated in confidence and closer to the recruitment time a member of our Human Resources team will make contact with you.
All positions at Guide Dogs SA/NT require a current police check.
Guide dogs is a smoke-free workplace.
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