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Our purpose is to end homelessness for every person who walks through our doors, with care and without judgement.

We share a passion to provide a voice for the most vulnerable and to give them the tools to rebuild their lives. We create respectful environments and provide services that are easily accessible.

Like many not-for-profit organisations, we value warm-heartedness and kindness in our employees. What sets our team members apart? Tenacity.

Read more about our Mission and Values here.

Our team is made up of full-time and part-time professionals, working across social work, health and business services. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

What we can offer

The health and wellbeing of our employees is really important to us. That’s why we offer an employee assistance program (EAP), flu vaccinations, access to bicycles, self-care seminars and an extra day of leave - a ‘Ferris Bueller Day'.

As well as the option to salary-package (part-time and full-time employees only) we support our team with professional development, mentoring and training opportunities.

Current vacancies

Current vacancies are generally advertised here and on Seek

Partnerships and Philanthropy Specialist

  • Be part of our highly successful fundraising team
  • Make a difference using your business development and relationship skills
  • Full salary packaging available

Working within a fast paced, multi-disciplined Communications and Fundraising team, use your business development and relationship building skills to generate income which underpins program and service delivery to people experiencing homelessness.

You will be joining a team who works hard to do their part in ending homelessness in South Australia. 

How you will make a difference

You’ll be responsible for developing and implementing an effective relationship management approach with high value supporters, to deliver significant and sustainable income to support the work of Hutt St Centre.

You’ll use your experience and skill to cultivate profitable and mutually beneficial relationships, across existing and prospective major donors, corporates, philanthropic organisations, and Gift in Wills supporters.

You’ll play a critical role in ensuring donors feel engaged with Hutt St Centre through the development of relationships; implementation engagement plans; provision of information and analysis; and delivery of acquittal and impact reporting, and ultimately, through the raising of funds for Hutt St Centre’s homelessness services and programs.

What you’ll need to succeed

You'll be a proactive go-getter that loves to research, identify and inspire new business and philanthropic relationships with strong influencing skills and the confidence to genuinely 'make the Ask'.

You'll be a switched on and energetic communicator with experience in fundraising, business development or sales. A natural networker who enjoys inspiring others, you'll have a passion for making a real difference in the lives of people experiencing homelessness.

Key to your success in this role, you’ll have:

  • Proven experience in driving income by managing long-lasting stakeholder relationships.
  • Solid stakeholder and relationship management skills with a proven ability to build sustainable relationships with a wide range of donors and key stakeholders.
  • Proven success in creating and developing relationships through networking and referrals.
  • Excellent communication skills including for impact reporting, proposals and supporter communications.
  • Experience and enjoyment of public speaking and delivering presentations.
  • Strong experience in a similar role (sales/business development/marketing) gained either in the not-for-profit or commercial sector.
  • Tertiary qualified in either marketing, fundraising or a related discipline and/or have proven experience in a fundraising, marketing, business development or sales environment.

We’re looking for someone who places the interests of our clients, donors and fundraisers as the priority, and understands the importance of collaboration in achieving these goals.

Due to the engagement and support activities within partnerships and philanthropy portfolio, flexibility to work out of hours is required.

You must have, or be willing to obtain both a satisfactory National Police Clearance and Working with Children Check, and you must have a valid SA driver’s licence.

Full verifiable vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for all Hutt St Centre employees and volunteers inline with public health orders.

What we can offer

  • Passionate caring team who are united in our purpose to end homelessness
  • An annual Ferris Bueller Day Off! (additional leave day)
  • A focus on wellbeing
  • Increase your take home pay by salary packaging up to $15,899 tax free!

How to apply

Applications via Seek only (using apply button), including a covering letter and CV.

Enquiries to Alicia Hassan, People and Culture Advisor or Michelle Tobin, General Manager – Fundraising and Communications on 08 8418 2500.

The position description is available here

Applications close: 5pm, Friday 28 January


Manager, Wellbeing

  • Rare opportunity for a highly capable leader
  • Join Hutt St Centre at an exciting time
  • Report directly to the Chief Executive Officer

Lead a diverse team of professionals focussed on delivering essential wellbeing services that support people experiencing homelessness, from the moment they enter the Centre and on their journey to homefulness. 

Hutt St Centre aims to end homelessness by advocating with, and empowering, people at risk of, or experiencing, homelessness; supporting them to rebuild their lives on their pathway to homefulness. Each year, Hutt St Centre delivers wellbeing and homefulness services for in excess of 2,500 people.

Critical to this is the Centre’s Wellbeing Centre which provides essential wellbeing services such as meals, showers, laundry facilities, access to health and allied health practitioners, legal counselling and education and employment support. The Wellbeing Centre team works closely with the Centre’s Homefulness Services teams who provide case management plus tenancy, social connection and community inclusion support.

The Manager Wellbeing is a busy, full-time (Monday to Friday) role managing a team of professionals and volunteers who are the Centre’s initial point of contact and engagement for clients at risk of, or experiencing, homelessness.

The role includes oversight of the Centre’s:

  • Pathways team who support clients to achieve their education or employment goals 
  • Dining Facility which provides essential meals, food supplies and culinary preparation skills
  • Aged City Living team which supports elderly clients
  • Alliances team which maintains connectivity with the Toward Home Alliance

We seek applications from candidates with an outstanding work ethic and a demonstrated ability to lead a diverse workforce comprised of permanent full-time, part-time and casual employees, and volunteers, who collectively work to deliver the Centre’s wellbeing services, which is open Monday to Saturday.  

You will be naturally empathic yet highly assertive, resilient, organised and communicative. Your ability to prioritise and juggle tasks in a reactive environment is paramount. You must be comfortable in a role which combines client facing and back-of-house responsibilities, people leadership and resource management, and providing strategic contributions to the organisation. 

How to apply

For further information and to apply visit the job advertisement on Seek

Telephone enquiries to Nick Stillwell, Stillwell Management Consultants are welcome on 08 8212 0999.

Candidate Briefing Notes are available at