Looking for quality talent aligned with your organisation’s values and mission?

Cause Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency for charities, fundraising and marketing agencies and for-purpose organisations. With over 13 years of experience, we provide recruitment advice and solutions that enable our clients to thrive and achieve their goals.

We do this by:

  • providing top-quality candidates,
  • specialising in the not-for-profit sector,
  • establishing mutually beneficial relationships,
  • and injecting heart in all that we do.

As your trusted recruitment partner, we strive to find the right talent with the right skills and cultural fit to help you reach your organisation’s goals.

Types of Roles We Recruit

Our Recruitment and Executive Search expertise enables us to fill permanent and contract roles at all levels, from Coordinators to Managers, Directors and C-suites.

Whether you’re looking to fill a key individual role or build a high-performing team, we can tailor our services to meet your needs.


  • Appeals Campaigns
  • Acquisition and Retention
  • Planned Giving – Gifts in Wills – Bequests
  • Capital Campaigns
  • Corporate Partnerships
  • Major Gift
  • Philanthropy
  • Community Engagement/3rd Party Fundraising
  • Database/CRM Management
  • Digital Fundraising
  • Donor Development
  • Donor Relations
  • Supporter Services
  • Events
  • Engagement and Stewardship
  • Individual Giving
  • Regular Giving
  • Trusts and Foundations
  • Grants


  • Brand
  • Communications
  • Content Management
  • PR
  • Digital


  • Management
  • Executive Assistants
  • Administrators

We Are a Recruitment Agency with Purpose-Driven Solutions

Top-quality candidates:

As your recruitment partner, we will embody your organisation’s mission, culture and goals to find the right person for your team. We go beyond just matching skills and qualifications and provide an in-depth exploration of our candidates’ values, strengths and interests to ensure they align with the organisations we partner with.

Niche roles, extensive network:

We have access to a talent pool of over 6,500 candidates Australia-wide with experience working in charities, foundations or for-purpose organisations. Whether you are hiring an individual or building an entire team, however niche the role may be, we can help you find the talent solution to suit your needs, budget and timeframe.

Mutually beneficial relationships:

Our emphasis on lasting partnerships ensures that every placement is not just a transaction but a real opportunity to connect individuals looking to make a difference. Many of our candidates often become clients, speaking to the trust and genuine care we instil in our recruitment approach.

Our Clients

As a trusted recruitment partner for charities, fundraising and marketing agencies and for-purpose organisations, we play a pivotal role in connecting people to purposeful work.

Our Fees

We offer a high-quality recruitment service with a competitive fee structure ranging from 10% to 16%.

To further support our for-purpose community, we offer $200 of the fee as a donation to a charity of your choice.

Case Study – Muscular Dystrophy NSW

The client

Muscular Dystrophy NSW provides vital support and care to individuals living with neuromuscular conditions and their families; creating a community of people who understand and connecting people with tools, services and programs that enable them to live a life they choose.

The challenge

During a period of transformation and growth, Muscular Dystrophy NSW were looking to build a brand new fundraising and marketing team, and needed a recruitment partner to source a team that would work well together in an evolving culture.

Our recruitment solution

Leveraging our extensive network, combined with a thorough understanding of the organisation and their recruitment needs, Cause Recruitment was able to fill all 5 key roles across events, fundraising and marketing within a 6-week period.


Driven by our commitment to making an impact in the not-for-profit sector, we foster a professional community where passion aligns with purpose.

Cause Recruitment Sydney

» I have engaged with Christina at Cause Recruitment to recruit for numerous roles with our team at Life Ed Australia and have always found her level of professionalism and ability to meet the brief to a very high standard.
I have no hesitation in recommending Cause Recruitment as recruitment partner in the for-purpose space. «

Kellie Sloane
Cause Recruitment Sydney

» Cause Recruitment has a handle on exactly who we need and only presents us with the right candidates so we don’t waste time…we hired the first and only person Cause offered because they were the perfect fit! «

Sarah Pennell
General Manager
Cause Recruitment Sydney

» I’ve worked with Christina for more than five years and admire the lengths she goes to, to really understand the brief and the requirements for a role… and is great at identifying people who will embrace and thrive in that culture. We’ve developed a really honest, trusting and effective relationship that has resulted in many great hires. «

Brad Timms
Deputy Director

Contact Us

Want to discuss how Cause Recruitment can partner with your organisation to find the right people for your team? Get in touch, we’d love to hear from you.