Operations Manager 

Applications close   01 March 2020

Each year, approximately 100 children in the Geelong area experience the death of a parent. Currently, Wombat’s Wish’s is the only specialist service that offers professional support to these children. This is an extremely difficult time for them and their family, and this can potentially result in long-term emotional health problems. We assist bereaved children to find a way to live with loss and grief, to move forward and take the next steps on their bereavement journey.The service is a therapeutic one, provided by a team of professional facilitators in conjunction with trained volunteers.Wombat’s Wish is based on a very successful and highly regarded Winston’s Wish program in the UK.For more information about Wombats Wish / this role (including full PD) please contact;

Qualifications & experience

  • Relevant qualifications, Certificate IV or above in related field (i.e. Community relations, Business, Office administration) or equivalent years in experience in a similar role desirable.
  • Computer skills including the word processing and spreadsheet programs, and email at an advanced level
  • Strong organisational, time management and administrative skills
  • Ability to produce business correspondence, proofread for grammar, spelling and punctuation with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to liaise effectively with a range of people, including VIPs and community organisations
  • Knowledge of, and experience of working in the community sector (desired)
  • Experience in assisting with conference and meeting organisation and support (desired)

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Office Administration
  • Record & Document Management
  • Secretariat Support
  • Social Media & Brand Management
  • Revenue & Fundraising
  • General Operational Duties


  • Make a difference to the lives of bereaved children
  • Flexible hours
  • Ability to grow the role
  • Work with like-minded people

The application form will include these questions:

  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWCC) Check?

Please apply via SEEK: