Youthline Otago Inc




Primary Objectives:

  • To ensure the income received from grants and donations meets YLO’s budgets.

  • To ensure YLO meets all application deadlines and accountability reporting deadlines.

  • To creatively expand YLO’s income from other sources

  • To manage the “Friends of YLO” scheme and to grow it to meet budgeted income.

The Funding Administrator is responsible for the timely filing of funding applications and accountability reports to Government Agencies and Charitable Trusts. The role also ensures that the paperwork and administration of grant applications is up to date and filed in a timely and orderly manner.  Also, knowledge of available funding schemes that are available and appropriate for YLO’s varied and changing activities would be expected.  As well as managing the “Friends of YLO” donation scheme, seeking alternative and creative sources of fundraising and donations from other sources is desirable, eg, community groups, business community and individuals.

The Funding Administrator is also responsible for the following:

Managing Funding Applications

Managing the “Friends of YLO” scheme

Database and Filing

Seeking New Sources of Funds and Donations

General Office Duties


  • Experience working with people from a wide range of organisations.

  • Experience in community/social work.

  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and basic computer navigation.

  • Proficiency in internet use and navigation.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to prioritise workload.

  • Demonstrates initiative.

  • Ability to work unsupervised and to seek guidance when required.

  • An ability to work as part of a team and relate well to a wide variety of people.

  • A mature, service-oriented attitude.

  • Self-motivated with lots of initiative.

  • An enjoyment in working with volunteers and supporting them in their volunteering experience at Youthline Otago.




4 hours per week.  May require some ad hoc additional work but this is not mandatory.


Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - All Day
  • Tuesday - All Day
  • Wednesday - All Day
  • Thursday - All Day
  • Friday - All Day
  • Saturday - All Day
  • Sunday - All Day