Volunteer Support Officer(s)

Well established dynamic and innovative Organisation, Be part of a fun and exciting team in a newly created role, Not-for-profit Organisation.

12 month Fixed Term - Multiple roles across the state

St John is a charity in the South Australian community working for the Service of Humanity.  Our vision for the future, whether acting alone or in partnership with others, is the provision of charitable and humanitarian services to individuals, groups and organisations. Our relief work for persons in sickness, distress, suffering or danger recognises no barrier of race, colour or creed.

Within South Australia, St John SA engages some 1,000 volunteers supporting the community in the provision of First Aid services and community services.  St John SA also employs approximately 100 paid staff, located across the state.

Make your mark in these newly created roles, which will capitalise on your generalist HR experiences coupled with your training expertise. St John is seeking experienced personnel to fulfil the following vacancies:

  • Adelaide metro 2 full time roles
  • Regional SA 1 part time role of up to 0.6 FTE within each of the Whyalla, Port Lincoln, Mt Gambier and Riverland areas.

Initially reporting to the Executive Manager People Performance and Culture, the successful candidates will administer the effective recruitment, engagement, on-boarding and development of volunteers within programs including Operations, Cadets and Community Care.  The role is a key influencer in relation to recruitment activities, protocols and related compliance, as well as taking an active role in people related matters such as selected training and conflict resolution within the volunteering population.

Incumbents must be prepared to work within flexible arrangements including weekends and out of business hours in order to satisfy business needs and requirements.

Successful candidates will be:

  • experienced in conducting interviews and selection
  • capable to deliver training and educational requirements
  • well versed in providing generalist and contemporary HR advice and support
  • have the ability to engage with and interact with third parties in an effort to drive recruitment initiatives

Your cover letter should include a succinct description of how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities would enable you to achieve the key accountabilities and succeed in the position.

St John SA values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. 


Applications close Friday 14 May, 2021.

03/05/2021 $0 Adelaide 1 Human Resources & Recruitment
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