The First Responder Community (FRC) is an Australian-based not-for-profit organization. It has been established as a virtual gateway dedicated to enlisting the support of organizations and individuals to financially support the five categories of frontline First Responders (Military, Law Enforcement, Firefighters, Paramedics, and Rescuers) by fundraising to supplement their rescue and medical equipment requirements so as to increase their functionality. More than 80% of First Responders are volunteers and each individual donates more than $15,000 of there own money, time and resources to provide the nation with protection against natural and man made disasters, accidents and injuries. They are also support thousands of other community charities in their fundraising activities outside of the own fundraising.
Federal, State and Local governments are constantly pressured to spend more and more of welfare and infrastructure projects whilst fire, rescue and medical equipment expenditure has been reduced to a meager 0.024% (or less than 24 cents in every $100 of Government income) over the past many years. What they do is dangerous and often thankless and forgotten and in many cases they work with outdated and inefficient equipment subsequently reducing their ability to save more lives and property. They need all the help they can get on the backline to provide them with protective clothing, equipment and vehicles.
We are looking for individuals who are experienced or willing to volunteer and gain experience in leading or being part of a team to design, develop and promote a variety of fundraising activities and events for and on behalf of the First Responder Community. You can be a student wishing to get work experience, between jobs looking to gain new skills, handicapped and house bound or retired looking to remain active.
The majority of our voluntary work is coordinated over the internet so it is important that you have enough computer and social media skills to keep up with the various team communications.
Minimum 3-5 hours per week for volunteers,
Key duties and responsibilities
Any of the following attributes:
What to expect:
• Gain real world experience in an exciting non-profit First Responder environment
• Learn the nuances and dynamics that occur in a day-to-day non-profit advancement team
• Volunteers experience our major events live
• Build your Public Relations and Event coordinator portfolio
FRC values diversity; professionalism; respect trust and teamwork; transparency openness and communication; risk taking entrepreneurialism; focus; optimism and balanced fun, and integrates these values into all of our work. We are seeking candidates who have a commitment to engage in this process and work with us to create a just, inclusive, and sustainable work environment and a secure and sustainable world.