Executive Assistant


Volunteering WAs mission isto lead, advance and celebrate volunteering in WA, and our vision is for every Western Australian to enjoy (valued) volunteering experiences that enrich our state. As the peak organisation for volunteering in WA, we are the leading voice for volunteers and volunteer-involving organisations, working to strengthen the sector and promote the benefits of volunteering to achieve the greatest impact in the community.  


Five week leave entitlement pro rata. PBI salary packaging benefits. Competitive salary, SCHADS L4.  Fun, friendly, inclusive, innovate workplace. 


The Executive Assistant position strategically aligns with our Sustainable Organisation and Valued Partnerships priority areas, focusing on developing and practicing operational excellence and managing resources and liaising with key stakeholders. This is a critical position that works closely with the CEO, the Board, Senior Management and various executive committees in enabling VWA to fulfil its peak body and membership roles.

This position also manages the office administration and volunteers to ensure VWA runs effectively and efficiently and coordinates special projects of Volunteering WA.  

Having the right skills and experience are very important but being the right fit is essential. Our successful candidate will have a genuine commitment to VWAs values and mission. This extends to being a great team player and adopting a culture of continuous improvement.

This is a part time position working 25 hours per week, with an initial contract from July - April 2021. 

This is an integral position within Volunteering WA requiring a highly experienced and qualified professional.  A full job description is available at https://www.volunteeringwa.org.au/news/volunteering-wa-vacancy-executive-assistant


  • General Office Management and Procedures
  • Office Systems Management
  • Board of Directors and Committees support
  • Executive support
  • Special projects as necessary



  • Previous experience in an executive assistant/office management role
  • Outstanding organisation skills with the ability to work autonomously and use
  • initiative
  • Confidence to liaise and represent VWA with senior executives/key stakeholders
  • Exceptional report writing and with strong attention to detail
  • Good understanding or financial reporting and budgeting
  • Excellent computer skills including the MS Office suite
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Outstanding work ethic and alignment to VWAs values and mission


  • Energetic, highly motivated with the drive for continuous improvement
  • Professional accreditation or Post Graduate qualification
  • Previous governance and board liaison experience
  • Desire to meet own KPIs and support others in attaining theirs
  • High level organisational skills and the ability to multitask and work under pressure
  • to meet deadlines
  • Sound analytical skills and an ability to work with discretion


22/06/2020 $0 Perth 1 Administration & Office Support
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