Paws the Pressure Coordinator

at Delta Therapy Dogs
Published July 6, 2023
Location Sydney, Australia
Category Other  
Job Type Full-time  
$72,000 + super + opportunity to salary sacrifice


Paws the Pressure Coordinator Delta Therapy Dogs location Sydney. $72,000 + super + opportunity to salary sacrifice.

About the role this role is responsible for the coordination of the Paws the Pressure program nationally. You will work with volunteers and their dogs, and our clients from diverse settings, including corporate, for-purpose, and health care workplaces, as well as tertiary institutions, to coordinate the delivery of Animal Assisted Activities around Australia.

You will be responsible for achievement of Paws the Pressure activity and financial KPIs. Program marketing and conversion of prospective clients to clients. End to end coordination and delivery of paws the pressure sessions including responding to enquiries, managing bookings, rostering volunteers, planning sessions, and post-session follow up.

Client engagement and relationships management. Volunteer engagement and relationship management. Session evaluation and ongoing improvement. Submission of regular reports to demonstrate your achievements against your KPIs; and contributions to team projects and other tasks as needed. Location Sydney NSW (working from home). Will consider other locations for the ideal candidate.

Equipment requirements Laptop, phone, printer and other office equipment will be supplied, however safe home office set-up is required. Unrestricted driver’s licence and own fully insured vehicle required, however travel allowance is payable.

Hours Permanent Full time 37.5 hours/week. Flexibility to work weekends and after business hours as required. Remuneration $72,000 + superannuation + opportunity to salary sacrifice

About you we are looking for an energetic results-oriented self-starter who enjoys achieving targets, with strong relationship management and program coordination skills, to join the team at Delta Therapy Dogs. A love of dogs is a must.

Key Essential Criteria for the role (All of the following criteria must be addressed in your application). Proven achievement of targets in a similar environment. An ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders. Confident event-planner with capacity to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.

Confidence and adaptability to contribute to, support and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team. Well-developed communication, influencing, liaison and negotiation skills and established problem solving skills. Highly organised, efficient, with exceptional time and work management skills. Strong administrative skills, including good attention to detail.

Good financial management skills. Demonstrated commitment to professional learning and continuous improvement. A love for dogs and animals, a passion for our mission and a commitment to positive rewards-based animal training. A commitment to safeguarding vulnerable people.

An ability to work autonomously and within a geographically dispersed national team. Unrestricted driver’s licence and access to fully insured vehicle. A flexible approach and ability to work weekends and evening if required; and strong computer literacy (including proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite and experience using CRMs) and an ability to adapt to new technologies.

Desirable Criteria (Relevant criteria should be addressed in your application) NFP/Social Enterprise coordination. Experience as a Volunteer Coordinator. Industry experience working in a for-purpose organisation (aka NGO, NFP or charity).

Experience engaging corporate clients in long-term partnerships. Experience achieving targets in a sales or marketing environment. Experience working as a volunteer yourself. Experience applying for grants or willingness to contribute to researching and writing grant applications as required.

About the organization Delta Therapy Dogs is a national for-purpose organisation whose purpose is to help animals and people bring joy to each other. Delta’s work focuses on bringing the social, physical and emotional benefits of therapy animals to people who need it most. Delta Therapy Dogs teams visit sick children and adults in hospitals, residents in aged care facilities, rehabilitation centres, prisons and any other facilities where building connection with a therapy animal can enhance quality of life.

Delta Institute is the educational arm of the organisation delivering educational products with a positive reinforcement training philosophy, including the nationally accredited Certificate IV in Animal Behaviour and Training. Delta Therapy Dogs is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

Our organisation is committed to protecting vulnerable people – including but not limited to children, young people and vulnerable adults – from harm. We require all applicants to undergo screening processes prior to appointment, including a National Police Check. We value integrity, a purpose focus, accountability, and supportiveness.