Careers | The Benevolent Society

Administration Officer

  • Full-time, contract role (Until 31 August 2023) based in Gosford
  • $66k - $72k pa inclusive of Super + Salary Packaging 
  • Flexible, friendly organisation

The Benevolent Society’s vision is to build a just society where all Australians can live their best life. For more than 200 years we have supported people at the margins of society: children, young people, and their families; First Nations Australians; older people; carers and people with disability. We are an independent, non-religious service provider which supports people to live life their way. We use our practice wisdom to mobilise social movements that advocate for anyone in need and create social change.

Your new role 

As our Administration Officer, you will provide administrative support to staff and visitors in Gosford to support the smooth and efficient operation of our services. 


  • Answer incoming calls and enquiries  
  • Provide administration support to the team  
  • Coordinate meeting rooms, fleet/pool vehicles and maintenance  
  • Order stationery and other office supplies as well as covering reception 

Our Benefits   

We support people to live their best life. That includes you, our employee. A ‘best life’ is unique to everyone and can change as life changes. Here are a few things you might be interested in:   

  • Salary Benefits - You can package up to $15,900 pa of you pre-tax salary to pay for everyday expenses before income tax is calculated, meaning you take home even more pay
  • Motor Vehicle Packaging Options – to suit your lifestyle.   
  • Work/Life Balance - Flexible work arrangements including hybrid home/office work arrangements, 1 accrued day off a month for full time employees.   
  • Recognition and Reward – Sector competitive remuneration, various recognition programs and access to long service leave after 5 years    
  • Wellness - Fitness passport + Employee Assistance Program + opportunity to purchase additional leave.    
  • Professional development – We tailor career development opportunities to all employees and volunteers for career enrichment, fulfilment, and growth 

Skills and Experience 

We want you to be successful in your new role! This means you’ll have experience in a busy office environment as an Administrator or Coordinator, and: 

  • Great attention to detail, with the ability to question the pieces that are missing 
  • Strong customer service focus with the desire to provide a welcome environment for visitors and staff 
  • The ability to balance multiple tasks and manage competing priorities effectively 
  • The ability to identify sensitive information and maintain appropriate levels of privacy 
  • The ability to work autonomously while remaining connected to the team and contribute to team outcomes 
  • Current driver's license is essential!

Apply today! 

To apply please follow the link and submit your current CV along with a 1 page cover letter discussing your reasons for applying and suitability for the role

Have any questions? Call Deborah on 0413 369 516 to discuss the role in more detail. 

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The Benevolent Society respects and promotes human rights and diversity and is committed to building an inclusive culture. We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. We value relationships with our local Aboriginal community and welcome applications from its members. We see ability not disability, if you identify as a person with a different ability, please get in contact to let us know how we can accommodate your needs. We pride ourselves on being a client and child safe organisation and as such all our staff and volunteers go through security screening relevant to the role.