An exciting opportunity to start in a new part-time and flexible role. We are searching for a passionate and highly motivated individual, seeking to use their fundraising experience, to help build and grow the Common Grace movement and ensure long-term sustainability. 

Purpose of the role

Want to help grow one of Australia’s leading Christian grassroots movements for justice? Common Grace has an exciting new position in the Community Engagement team to develop and manage a major gifts and bequests strategy and develop relationships with new and existing donors. 

This is an opportunity for an experienced and passionate fundraiser who wants to use their excellent people and communication skills to help Christians, through their generosity, pursue Jesus and justice in Australia. With your focus on cultivating and maintaining relationships with current and potential high-value donors, you will help grow the organisation’s capacity to deliver high-quality impactful advocacy campaigns.

  • Flexible and remote working arrangements.
  • Supportive, collaborative, and passionate team. 
  • Permanent part-time role, with possible scope to grow the role.
  • An integral role for ensuring the long-term sustainability of the organisation. 

Position Description

Title: Fundraising Coordinator (Major Gifts and Bequests)
Job Type: Permanent Part-Time, Remote
Rate: SCHADS Award Level 3 
Hours per Week: 0.4 FTE (15.2 hours)


  • Develop and implement a Major Donor strategy.
  • Develop and implement a Bequest Strategy.
  • Help lead the Common Grace team to establish and nurture relationships with potential and current high-value donors and bequest donors. 
  • Develop and write compelling gift proposals and impact reports as part of the major donor relationship. 
  • Proactively research opportunities for grants. 
  • Work with the fundraising and justice teams to ensure donor engagement is integrated across the work of the organisation. 

Why work for Common Grace?

Common Grace is a place of warm welcome, with a committed and passionate team working collaboratively together to lead thousands of people to be inspired, equipped and mobilised to take action for justice in their everyday lives. It is a place where your unique skills and experiences are a gift to the organisation. 

At the heart of the Common Grace team is a deep commitment to the vision and mission of Common Grace and cares for each other. We value relationships, work-life balance, celebrating each other’s strengths, and compassion towards ourselves and each other. While there’s always lots to get done, the team takes regular moments to care for one another, pray, connect and encourage each other.

Common Grace believes that its employees can be productive no matter where they work, and embraces the benefits of a team that all work remotely. 

As a Christian not-for-profit organisation, Common Grace is a place where you can have a job with deep purpose. Your personal faith in Jesus, and heart for justice is encouraged and put into action.

How to apply:

Submit your resume and a cover letter outlining:

  • Why you want to work for Common Grace,
  • How you meet the selection criteria 

Send your application to [email protected]

For any further information about the role or recruitment process please contact the team at [email protected] 

We seek to be a gracious and diverse workplace, in which people of different backgrounds, genders, and ages work together. We are committed to equal opportunity and the creation of an inclusive workplace. 

At the centre of what justice means in an Australian context is truth-telling about our history and we therefore strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 21st February.


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