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We provide safety, hope and opportunity to vulnerable young Australians.

By joining our small, wonderful team you can play a part in helping youth in crisis.

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Current Vacancies

Philanthropy Manager

The Role
As the Philanthropy Manager, you will play a vital role in advancing the mission of the Foundation by cultivating and stewarding meaningful philanthropic relationships. You will work closely with the General Manager and the fundraising team to develop the strategy and deliver results to increase major giving, bequests, and funding from grants, trusts, foundations, and high-net-worth individuals, ensuring the sustainability and growth of impactful programs supporting vulnerable young people.


  • Develop key relationships through moves management and implement a solid acquisition plan
  • Engage with donors at events and through face-to-face meetings
  • Create meaningful donor journeys and acknowledgments
  • Manage key partner and stakeholder relationships
  • Provide reports on impact and outcomes

Skills Required
You have experience in relationship-based fundraising, development, sponsorship, or sales with experience in writing funding proposals and grant applications. You are motivated to achieve success with a can-do attitude and genuine interest in the philanthropic sector and can make sound decisions, and manage projects and CRM systems.

Your skills and experience will include;

  • Robust multi-tasking, planning, and creativity skills
  • Strong understanding of prospect research and social impact measurements
  • Ability to produce impactful proposals and donor communication
  • High-level emotional intelligence, interpersonal communication, and negotiation skills

If this sounds like you please apply via the online form, alternatively, contact Kelly Gentle from NGO Recruitment on 02 8243 0570 to discuss the role.

Apply online

Volunteer with us

Express your interest in volunteering with us

The Foundation welcomes volunteers to assist the small team of employees across administration, events and fundraising.

Why volunteer?

  • Great way to give back to your community and assist a worthy cause
  • Help young people who are battling addiction
  • Build networks and develop new friendships in the NFP, charity, philanthropy and corporate space.
  • Enhance your skills and practical hands-on experience. This is also a great opportunity if you are considering further education or currently studying.

To express your interest in volunteering for Sir David Martin Foundation, please fill out the registration form below:

Volunteer Registration Form

    Have you volunteered with us before?

    Do you have a current RSA Cert? (If yes, please attach copy of RSA)

    By submitting this application I agree to volunteer for Sir David Martin Foundation and represent the organisation in a professional manner. All information gained whilst performing this role is private and confidential to Sir David Martin Foundation and I agree not to disclose any of this information to anyone outside the organisation.