Corporate Relations Volunteer

WaterAid is seeking a Corporate Relations volunteer.

16 Jan 2017 | Melbourne, Australia
Corporate Relations volunteer – Position description

The role

WaterAid is seeking an enthusiastic Corporate Relations volunteer for 6 - 8 hours per week (preferably a set day to be agreed) in our East Melbourne office for an initial period of 6 months. (Or even two days per week over the summer holiday period).

The role would suit an undergraduate student with a strong interest in corporate fundraising, corporate social responsibility or marketing.

The role requires a degree of autonomy; research skills and database management ability to assist the Corporate Relations Manager develop WaterAid’s corporate fundraising campaigns.

The types of tasks required:

• Help maintain accurate records on the database (Raisers Edge)
• Proposal writing
• Research and analysis for developing a prospects matrix
• Research into best-practice CSR programmes 
• Other duties as required

WaterAid is a highly motivating workplace and this volunteer position will allow for professional development, skills training and will be a rewarding experience for the right candidate.  Please be aware that this is an unpaid position. 

Our vision and mission 

WaterAid Australia is a member of WaterAid, an international non-government organisation. Our mission is to transform lives by improving access to safe water, improved hygiene and sanitation in the world’s poorest communities. 

WaterAid works in 27 countries across Africa, Asia, Central America and the Pacific. We help local organisations and governments set up low-cost, sustainable projects using technology that can be managed by communities. We also campaign globally to influence the policies of key organisations and institutions to realise our vision of a world where everyone has access to safe water and sanitation.  


Please send expressions of interest and a resume (1-3 pages) to Mark Thomas: [email protected] 

Note: WaterAid is a child safe organisation. The successful applicant will be required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check from the Australian Federal Police.