Volunteering Redlands

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Volunteer Grants Officer RNA245

Volunteer Grants Officer  RNA245

This position for a Voluntary Grants Officer is with a local sporting organisation.  It would require a commitment of at least 3 hours per application. The volunteer would be reporting to General Board.It is anticipated the volunteer would take up this position in the new year  after the AGM, and must be able to give a commitment for a one-year-term.  Reimbursement of out of pocket expenses – phone, travel and consumables (after approval by the Board)


Seek grant opportunities to support the vision of the association 


• Seek grant opportunities to support the vision of the association

• Be aware of funding opportunities, eligibility guidelines and submission dates and report these to the Board

• Present funding proposals to the Board (via the General Board Member) in advance of funding program deadlines to ensure full support for any applications 

• Complete grant applications up to the value of $10 000

• Keep the Board informed of the status and progress of any lodged applications 

• Ensure acquittal documentation is completed and lodged with the funding body within required time frames

• Work with External Grant Writer when required providing all documentation

  Complete grant applications up to the value of $10 000

• Keep the Board informed of the status and all documentation


• Agree to undergo a criminal history check as per Netball Queensland’s affiliation requirements

• Agree to sign a confidentiality contract


1. Experience and/or proven ability to fill a role suitable for a not-for-profit, volunteer-based association, including a good understanding of the need for planning, administration needs and the ability to liaise with the Board and association members

2. High standard of oral communication, including good listening skills and the ability to speak in public

3. High standard of written communication, interpersonal and effective people management skills

4. Good project management skills

5. Proven understanding of and experience in the grant application process

6. Knowledge of good governance practices

7. The ability to separate personal and club interests and association matters, and act in the best interests of the association at all times whilst in the assigned role


The position will be expected to interact with the following key stakeholders and individual positions:

Board Association subcommittees and working parties

State and local government agencies

General public,

Professional Grant Writers

Netball Queensland and its branches Affiliated clubs and members

Trades and services

Other association personnel

If this sounds like a position you may be interested in please send your expression of interest direct to info@volunteeringredlands.org.au  along with a copy of your resume.