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The Children’s Hospital Foundation helps sick and injured kids by funding life-saving medical research, investing in vital new equipment and providing support and entertainment for children and their families at the Queensland Children’s Hospital. We are committed to making a difference in the fight against childhood illness and injury so every child can grow up as happy and healthy as possible.

Join us in our purpose to work wonders for sick kids and their families

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It’s an exciting time, join our team in our purpose to work wonders for sick kids and their families.

Our Team

Our team is committed to helping sick and injured kids by funding life-saving medical research, investing in vital new equipment, and providing support and Entertainment for children and their families

Our Story

Learn more about our history and journey. A timeline of children’s healthcare in Queensland – a history of firsts, dedication and perseverance

Our Values

Accountability

We aim to deliver high impact results, are accountable for our actions and resources and communicate openly and honestly

Recognition
& Respect

We are respectful in all of our interactions and committed to recognising others, valuing their contributions 

Care

We care for everyone we impact – the children always come first

Working Together

We selflessly support and trust each other and our teams, share our ideas and goals, work hard, have fun and celebrate our achievements

Excellence
& Innovation

We strive for excellence, encourage innovation and develop our skills to achieve our best

Benefits

We’re a passionate and motivated organisation where every day you can see the difference you make to people’s lives. We love nothing more than pulling together as a team to achieve HUGE things. We believe in developing and supporting our team to help balance their work, family and life commitments. Our team works wonders for sick kids every day and have access to a range of benefits and programs to help them be their best, including

Our values underpin our continued care and support for our team’s health and wellbeing.

We offer a Corporate Healthcare Plan – Wellness Program – Employee Assistance Program – Gym Membership – Flu vaccinations

We’re creating an environment where our team is empowered and enabled to drive their own careers and development; where our people have the right tools and skills.

Learning & Development Opportunities – Study Leave – Online LinkedIn Learning

We understand life can be a juggling act at times and ensuring there is a balance is often difficult, so we offer a range of options to make life a little easier:

Paid maternity / Parental leave – Return to work allowance – Flexible Work Arrangements

The qualities that make us unique are valued everyday you come to work.  So regardless of your gender, age, or background, we want you to be a part of our team!

Reconciliation Action Plan – Social Club – Monthly Mingle – Monthly all staff meetings – Staff recognition

We are pleased to offer a range of financial benefits.

Salary Packaging – You can increase your take home salary through generous salary packaging benefits.

Salaries benchmarked against industry averages.

The children always come first! Our team can swap a normal working day to volunteer in the Queensland Children’s Hospital. We trust and support our team mates’ ideas and goals. We work hard, celebrate our amazing achievements and have fun!

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Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you will be responsible for enabling and supporting the development and delivery of cross-organisational projects for the Foundation.

As the Senior Project Manager, you will be managing a range of projects from the planning stage through to implementation and the transition to BAU. In this role, you will be responsible for managing, tracking, and reporting requirements along with designs of business processes.

You will work with a range of stakeholders both internally and externally in delivering each project which will require you to develop and maintain collaborative working relations. You will have the ability to take on any project whether it is a business process improvement or large-scale redesign.

Additionally, it will be a busy role that will focus on:

  • Developing a simple project framework and required documentation to create consistency, continuity and efficiencies for project management
  • Working closely with the Executive Management Team, CFO and project leads, assist with the scoping, business case preparation, planning, and set-up of prioritised projects
  • Working with system leads to prepare and maintain user manuals and how to guides
  • Establish and administer workshops and Steering Committee meetings (for appropriate projects), capturing meeting actions and circulating/following up actions
  • Assisting with the project management to deliver to project outcomes, timing and budgets.
  • Developing reports to assist project meetings, governance and progress reporting to Executive Management Team

Please click here to apply.

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Reporting to the Entertainment Services Manager you will supervise Kidzone Playroom, Entertainment Services and volunteers, and ensure programs and activities are delivered effectively.

What will you be doing?

It will be a busy, varied role that will focus on:

  • Supervision, organisation, and coordination of entertainment services and volunteers to deliver enjoyable entertainment and activities throughout Kidzone Playroom, Inpatient Wards, and Outpatient Clinics
  • Supporting patients and families who engage with our entertainment services, including the opportunity to be a big kid yourself and enjoy a game or two with patients and their siblings
  • Supervision of volunteers by monitoring and responding to their needs and performance and fostering a positive and rewarding work environment
  • Planning and coordination of resources and programs to deliver age-appropriate activities within Kidzone Playroom
  • Completion of daily administration tasks which includes but is not limited to checking of emails, calendars, voicemail, daily communications folder, and statistics collection

Please click here to apply.

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Reporting to the Head of Development, you will play an important role in supporting the Development Team to cultivate, steward, and solicit support for the Foundation.

Additionally, it will be a busy role that will focus on:

  • Coordinating and administering the Foundation’s relationship with institutional partners, Trusts and Foundations, and Major Donors.
  • Supporting the Development team to cultivate, solicit and steward relationships with current and prospective supporters
  • Supporting the Development team at all stages of the sales cycle
  • Preparing supporter letters and proposals
  • Supporting the Development team to coordinate and deliver fundraising and/or sales events
  • Assisting the Head of Development and other senior staff within the Foundation to build solid relationships with potential supporters, including members of the community, corporates, trusts, and foundations, and support strategies for long-term stewardship of these relationships
  • Cultivating and stewardship of close working relationships within the Foundation
  • Actively engage in Foundation events and engagement activities

Please click here to apply.