Bicycles for Humanity Melbourne is a voluntary, not-for- profit organisation that collects disused bicycles and ships them to communities in need. The bicycles change lives forever by improving basic mobility for access to health care and education and increasing economic productivity. The container then becomes a pre-built bicycle workshop providing employment opportunities.
Location: Bicycles for Humanity is located in Melbourne, VIC. Your volunteering location is flexible; work online from wherever you are.
Type of work: Committee Member
Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months Requirements: Working with Children Check.
The role will require people to: • Advertise and recruit skilled volunteers • Induct and complete orientation for new volunteers • Identify volunteer training, learning and development opportunities if they arise
• Recruitment of skilled volunteers • Maintain volunteer records • Maintain policies, procedures and volunteer handbook • Upgrade volunteer processes • Ensure volunteer database is updated • Mentor and guide our Volunteer Administrator • Attending monthly committee meetings (in person or by Zoom) • Providing a monthly report reflecting sub-committee activities at each meeting • Sending any newsletter requests 1 week prior to publishing
Key Skills: • Previous experience in Human Resource management or a similar position • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with a diverse range of people • Excellent communication skills • Enthusiastic about helping to achieve Bicycles for Humanity’s key goals
Desirable skills: • Experience working in a small not-for-profit and/or community sector • Ability to work autonomously and demonstrate initiative and flexibility • Good team player and the ability to work autonomously • Experience with Microsoft Office 365, Teams and Salesforce Personal Attributes • High level of integrity, honesty and commitment • Highly motivated and team player • Adaptable to change • A high level of initiative and can-do attitude • Attention to quality and detail • Strong communication and networking skills
Key Relationships: • Corporate Liaison Manager • CEO, Bicycles for Humanity • Social Media Lead • Logistics/Collection Lead
Bicycles for Humanity encourages people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from different cultural backgrounds and people with disabilities.