Ardoch is a children’s education charity focused on improving the learning outcomes of children and young people in disadvantaged communities.

Our mission is to increase engagement in education, build aspirations and enhance learning outcomes for children in disadvantaged communities by:

  • Mobilising volunteers and connecting partners to build the capacity of schools and early years services in these communities; and
  • Advocating for, and influencing policy change to reduce inequity in education.

Ardoch works with thousands of children and young people in schools and early years services in Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia.

 Ardoch is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values child safety.


We are currently recruiting for the below position. 


Program Support Coordinator

Ardoch is seeking an experienced volunteer coordinator able to join our team for 8 weeks starting 31 July in the role of Program Support Coordinator – Education Volunteers backfill for a staff member seconded to another role for this period.   

You will have a passion for engaging volunteers and will be joining an experienced team to support the delivery of our award-winning Education Volunteers program. The desired candidate will be a self-starter and fast learner with experience in volunteer management and training. The role will require the candidate to:


  • support the recruitment, screening, interviewing, training, reference-checking and placement of new volunteers in Ardoch’s early years services and school partners
  • facilitate volunteer training in conjunction with another experienced Ardoch team member
  • support the management of existing volunteers and strategies in place to promote their retention


The position is for a period of 8 weeks (0.8 FTE) commencing Tuesday 31st July, based in our CBD office. Working With Children and Police Checks are essential.  See the attached position description for more information and how to apply.

Applications will close on 13 July, but early applications are encouraged.

Administrative Support Volunteers