ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Program and Grants Coordinator - Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia Canberra & Region

Relationships Australia is a community sector organisation with a proud and rich history. We connect with families, communities and thousands of people across the lifespan. You may know us for our family and couples counselling - we also give back to the community through our work in family violence prevention, working with people experiencing gambling harm, with families that have been touched by the sudden death of a loved one, with people who have experienced trauma and with people who are challenged by their mental health, among other things.

With us you will work with people at times of vulnerability in their lives, create a career you'll love and join a warm and caring team who make a difference.

The Program and Grants Co-Ordinator takes a key role in identifying, writing, submitting, and tracking grant applications, as well as reporting to stakeholders and building key internal and external relationships.

Your new role

In consultation with the Director of Governance, the Program and Grants Co-Ordinator is expected to: 

  • Proactively identify funding opportunities and prepare expressions of interests, proposals and tender applications aligned to RACR's organisational strategy.
  • Coordinate the RACR tender and grant process, including maintaining a comprehensive annual grants calendar.
  • Share timely appropriate tender and grant information throughout the organisation.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with internal stakeholders to successfully respond to tenders, prepare submissions and report against contractual obligations.

What you'll need to succeed

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification in business, social sciences / human services, communications, or a related area.
  • Strong networking and stakeholder engagement skills with demonstrated success in building collaborative relationships to achieve organisational outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize information to produce succinct, formatted, on-topic documents and reports.
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills with a high attention to detail.

For a full list of selection criteria, please refer to the position description found via

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.

What you'll get in return

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly regarded not-for-profit, community-based organisation in a leadership position where you will have the opportunity to continue to grow and develop your career. You will receive a generous package including professional development and NFP salary packaging. In this role you will be able to make a positive difference in the lives of people in the community every day.

What you need to do now

If you are interested in the role, please submit your resume with names of two work related referees and a cover letter specifically addressing each of the selection criteria (no more than half a page response under each criterion). Applications that do not address selection criteria will not be considered during the shortlisting process.

Applications should be submitted only via the "Apply" button on our website.

Applications close: 
Sunday 14 August 2022 - 11:59pm

For further information, email [email protected] to have a discussion.

First posted: 
Tuesday 2 August 2022