An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Health & Community Development Officer to join the Community Development Team. Your position will assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of the Municipal Public Health Plan, Disability Action Plan, Community Safety Plan and other projects to promote and enhance the health and wellbeing of the Glen Eira community. Ideally, you will have the following requirements: tertiary qualifications in public health, environmental health or community development; experience working in the field of health promotion/ community development and/or public health service provision; the ability to work autonomously or as part of a team; a high level of initiative; excellent communication and customer service skills; current Victorian driver’s licence.
If you enjoy liaising with a broad range of people and would like to be part of a dynamic team then apply now.Visit www.gleneira.vic.gov.au/recruitment for a position description. For further enquiries call 9524 3311. Applications are preferred online via www.gleneira.vic.gov.au/recruitment and must quote Ref. 07/058 and address the key selection criteria within the covering letter. Alternatively, mail to Human Resources, PO Box 42, CAULFIELD SOUTH 3162 by 04/05/2007. You can apply online.
Bayside City Council is seeking an enthusiastic and self motivated person to support the delivery of a well established Walking School Bus Program in local primary schools.Working with school communities and volunteers the position aims to facilitate change in school travel patterns by providing safe and acceptable ways of replacing short, regular car trips with daily walking. This exciting role will also provide the opportunity to contribute to complementary health promotion initiatives.The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, project management experience and will be able to find creative ways to achieve positive outcomes for student welfare, safety and the environment.A tertiary qualification and/or experience in a relevant discipline is required. Written applications close Friday 11 May 2007 at 5pm. Applicants MUST quote the relevant position number HRM/263.To find out more about Bayside and/or apply for this position, please click on the Apply Now button and you will be directed to the Bayside website. You can apply online.
The Family Mediation Centre is establishing a new Family Relationship Centre to open in Traralgon by July 2007. It is one of 65 Centres planned to operate across Australia by 2008 as part of the Federal Government’s changes to the family law system. The Centres are a new initiative and aim to help families strengthen family relationships or deal with relationship difficulties and separation by providing information, referral and family dispute resolution services.Reception/Administration Officers will welcome clients, provide them with information, assist with the administration of the Centre and support Centre staff. Salary package circa $39,000 -$43,000 dependent on skills and experiencepplications addressing the key selection criteria and including your resume to:Chief Executive Officer, Family Mediation Centre P.O.Box 2131, Moorabbin, Victoria 3189 For further information and position description Phone (03) 9556 5333 or Email: email@example.com Applications by COB on Monday 30th April 2007 You can apply online.
Windermere Child & Family Services is a secular, not-for-profit organisation that continues to work with some of the most at-risk, underprivileged and disadvantaged kids in our community. With headquarters at Narre Warren in Melbourne’s southeast, and a staff of over 100, Windermere assists thousands of kids and families.The “South East Family Services Team Leader” Role: the main objective of this role is to assist in the development of the Family Services Program in the municipalities of Casey, Cardinia, and Greater Dandenong, by coordinating the resources of Family Services to meet the goals and targets of assisting vulnerable children and parents.Windermere offers 12 days sick and carers leave in total, fully cumulative, of which 12 days can be taken as carers leave. A bonus equivalent to 20% of the unused sick leave entitlement is payable for each 12 month period from the commencement date of employment. Windermere offers all staff time off between Christmas and New Years. You can < a href="http://jobs.applynow.com.au/job2739">apply online.
McArthur Management Services are seeking experienced HACC assessment officers who want to make a difference in the community with their empathy, passion and expertise. You will be working within supportive teams in the Aged and Disability Division of Local Government, meeting with clients in their homes to do holistic assessments and reviews. You will need experience with Local Government Community Software such as Expedite, Sharikat or Carelink. A tertiary background in Nursing or Social Sciences is preferred, as is Local Government experience in Aged and Community Care. Please call Renae to discuss this position or email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org Or you can apply online.
Wesley Do Care is a social support service of Wesley Mission Melbourne. The program focuses on supporting socially isolated, frail older people and adults with a disability, as well as family carers, who live independently, through a coordinated volunteer supported program throughout metropolitan Melbourne. Wesley Do Care is currently looking for a Regional Coordinator (Senior Position) to manage the Southern regional team of professional staff and volunteers. Experience in staff supervision, volunteer management, coordination and production of service data, report writing, service planning and knowledge of Social Role Valorisation are essential. In addition, a relevant tertiary qualification and a driver’s license are required. Salary and Conditions are in accordance with the Social and Community Services (SACS) Award. Attractive salary packaging including a vehicle is available. A Police Records Check is mandatory. For further information please contact Robert Hermanus on 9723 5411 or 0409 251 416. Written applications marked “Confidential” should be addressed to : The Manager, Wesley Social Support Services, Locked Bag 8, A’Beckett Street PO, Melbourne Vic 8006 or via email to email@example.com. Applications close on the 16th April 2007. When providing additional documentation (eg cover letter or resume), file types that are acceptable are restricted to: Microsoft Word [DOC] Plain text [TXT] Portable Document Format
Family Life is an organisation which provides services for families, children and youth with a priority to those at-risk, guided by a whole of family approach. Family Life operates social enterprises (businesses with the dual objectives of maintaining a sustainable business and assisting vulnerable people), offering young people and adults structured workplace learning, on the job training and employment assistance. Currentl, they operate 2 social enterprises which are retail stores selling donated recycled good and are seeking a dynamic retailer to grow our market presence in, and share of, the recycling industry. The successful applicant will, have an entrepreneur spirit;proven successful retail sales growth history;excellent communication skills; ability to train volunteers; ability to delegate (Authority, Accountability and Autonomy)For a position description please visit “Employment Opportunities” on the Family Life website at www.familylife.com.au
Please email your application and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or call
Judith Latta (03) 9598 2133 for further details. Or you can apply online.
The Cancer Council Victoria, as part of a national organisation directly funding patient support, research and prevention programs, with total income overall in excess of $40m p.a. is seeking to engage a dynamic professional to head up its Significant Relationships Donations unit in Victoria.Reporting to the Director, Corporate & Community Relations – Fundraising, you will be responsible to drive a re-organisation of the business unit and lead by example its ongoing effectiveness.The successful applicant will be responsible for the planning and delivery of a wide range of marketing initiatives across the multi faceted major gifts sectors, will have a solid appreciation for the mindset of Baby Boomers, X and Y generations, and their attitudes in supporting financially, research programs into the major health issue of today, demonstrated success in leading and developing staff and volunteers with systems promoting a performance driven culture of excellence, develop stakeholder relationships, both internally & externally, to create new fundraising opportunities, tertiary and Post-graduate qualifications in appropriate disciplines, proven experience with ‘one on one’ relationships at a very senior level, a strong financial background would be valuable for this critical senior program management role. Please email your resume for prompt assistance to email@example.com or for further details please contact Ken Patteson, Principal 1300 669 139 or direct (02) 9380 2358 for a confidential discussion. you can < a href="http://mycareer.com.au/jobs/melbourne/community/fundraising-development/4990267+senior+program+manager+significant+relationships+fundraising.aspx#apply">apply online.
The Salvation Army is seeking to appoint an experienced and inspirational leader to manage its current 45 Bed Low Care Aged Care Residents at Footscray; providing quality care to the disadvantaged and marginalised people. Planning is well advanced to relocate this Residential Aged Care facility, in Footscray, to a new purpose built 120 Bed ‘state of the art’ centre within the next two years. Reporting to the Territorial Social Programme Secretary (located in Mont Albert), the successful manager will be responsible for the provision of quality care for all residents through the effective management of the human, physical, spiritual and financial resources of the current and new centre. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:The ability to actively support The Salvation Army’s mission and values, relevant post Registration experience in Management / DON and Administration of a similar centre, degree Qualifications in General Nursing that meets Registration requirements of the Nursing Board of Victoria, eligibility for membership to the Australian Professional Nursing and/or Health Management Associations, financial literacy in administering and analysing operating budgets, experience ensuring compliance with all relevant State & Commonwealth based regulatory requirements including the Aged Care Act & User Rights Principles, Residential Aged Care Standards, Aged Care Accreditation Principles/ Framework, Building Regulations, Privacy Legislation, Industrial Awards, Regulations, Guidelines and Professional Standards and Codes of Practice, promote and maintain an understanding and approach to continuous improvement as required under Accreditation Standards.For further information and the Position Description please call Ken Patteson – Principal, Amazing Results Executive Search & Coaching Group on 0417 777 838. Written applications must include your CV and address the qualifications and competencies/skills required as stated in the Position Description. Applications close 24th April 2007, addressed to: firstname.lastname@example.org Or you can apply online.
This organisation provides holistic case management support to jobseekers across a range of Employment Services. This role will focus primarily on the Personal Support Program and the Job Network to ensure people are supported to find innovative pathways into meaningful and sustainable employment, education or training. Based in Frankston, our client is seeking a driven, motivated leader to join the team. You must be able to demonstrate a knowledgeable approach to the employment services industry, and be a competent role model for the team.
The successful applicant will have: relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent industry experience; experience and good working knowledge in employment and training programs and in case work; experience in working with people with multiple barriers in providing appropriate pathways to meaningful employment or training; staff management and coordination experience; capacity to develop and maintain links with relevant government departments, employers, business and other community organisations; well developed interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to advise and liaise across all levels of the organisation and external organisations.Please email your resume and cover letter to Megan Watson to email@example.com today! You can apply online.
Australian Print Workshop Inc. (APW) is Australia’s leading independent non-profit arts organisation for contemporary printmaking. With the recent ‘debt-free’ purchase of its premises located on Gertrude Street, in the inner Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy, the future of the Workshop has been secured. APW Deputy Director – Business Operations will be primarily responsible for ensuring that the efficient and effective business operation of Australian Print Workshop is achieved and that timely and accurate financial and other statutory reporting requirements are prepared and maintained. For more information visit the APW website www.australianprintworkshop.com and download the detailed position description Applications close: 5pm Monday 14 May 2007 Please submit the following: application letter addressing the selection criteria, copy of your current curriculum vitae / resume, names of 2 referees (and their contact information) who may be contacted if required. Please direct any inquiries about this position to APW Director, Anne Virgo phone: (03) 9419 5466 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org Applications should be addressed to: “Private & Confidential”, Director, Australian Print Workshop, PO Box 1236, Collingwood Victoria 3066 You can apply online.
CFA is one of the world’s largest community safety and emergency service organisations. It has an extensive network of volunteers who are supported by career personnel.
CFA is currently seeking a Brigade Administrative Support officers who will service a number of volunteer brigades within defined catchment areas. If you have sound judgement and the ability to provide effective administrative support in a challenging environment this postiioin may be for you.
You will have stong interpersonal and organisational skills along with the ability to build and maintain relationships with volunteers, the community, local government, business, industry and other emergency service organisations. Computer literacy coupleed with effective written and verbal communication skills are essential in providing this support role.
Experience working in a volunteer environment would be highly regarded. Current drivers licence is essential.
For further infromation and a position description, please contact Peter Hewett, Brigade Administrative Support Coordinator on (03) 8746 1415. Please forward your application, addressing the Key Selection Criteria to CFA HR Department, PO Box 701, Mt Waverley 3149 or email to email@example.com by 9am Monday 14th May 2007.
Parks Victoria is the custodian of 18 per cent of the state’s land area which attracts over 70 million visitors to the state every year. Not only do these natural areas contribute to the health of the state, they also provide a diverse range of activities and services for all visitors. An exciting opportunity now exists to contribute to the commercial operations of the organisation, providing significant community and visitor benefits for Victoria.
Through the application of project management principles you will be responsible for the delivery of highly complex and diverse projects to enhance environmental outcomes to the community and the return on commercial activities. Utilising your creative and conceptual project development ability, you will effective plan project delivery and manage stakeholders to realise success. Specifically you will:
Lead the identification and implementation of new commercial projects.
Manage key strategic commercial projects and work with internal and external stakeholders to identify, assess and implement opportunities. Projects will include Great Ocean Walk, Point Nepean National Park, Carbon Trading, Harbour and Golf Course Development and Wilson Promontory to name a few.
Successful candidates will ideally possess relevant tertiary qualifications and demonstrated experience in delivering complex commercial projects. This is your opportunity to make a contribution community wide; in turn you will be rewarded with exposure to exciting and diverse environmental projects. Please note that this position is available on a full time and part time basis.
To submit your application, in strict confidence, please apply online using the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Sonia Tumino at Hudson Victorian Government Master Vendor in our Melbourne office on (03) 9623 6513, quoting Ref No. BZ/24209.
Our client is a top 50 ASX listed company and is one of Australia’s leading property investors and developers. They are responsible for creating unique residential housing communities which are leading edge in urban design and architecture and incorporate world’s best
practice environmental and social planning.
A very exciting and newly created position has become available, with the purpose of creating and implementing a community development strategy within our residential communities to ensure an ongoing commitment to customer satisfaction.
Responsibilities will include:
• Driving the business forward with their community development framework.
• Educating the internal business on the importance and benefits of community development on the projects after development
• Working with onsite marketing project managers to implement the strategy
• Working with local governments, councils, schools and sporting clubs to facilitiate involvement in the community
• Working with residents to facilitate the establishment of community development initiative such as neighbourhood watch, mothers groups, Planet Ark, local fairs, Rotary (to name a few).
• Project managing and mobilising groups of people to carry out these initiatives
• Setting up procedures and processes as tools to be used by community development committees
• Setting and reporting on benchmarks related to community development
• Engaging in community research to find out what residents want from their community
To qualify for this position, you will have extensive experience in setting the direction for community development initiatives. You may come from mining communities, local government and councils or even from a community based PR consultancy. You will have
superior writing skills and world class negotiation and influencing skills to gain stakeholder buy in. You will understand how to work to develop localised community initiatives.
To apply, contact Melissa Shaw on (03) 9600 1email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Full time position – fixed term June 2009
SACS Award Community Development CLASS 11 level B
Range $43,373 – $49,669
Applications close 5 April 2007
This position will be based at the Dandenong & District Aborigines Cooperative Ltd (DDACL). The Aboriginal Best Project (Greater Dandenong and Casey Municipalities) will develop and implement a range of initiatives that focus on understanding the health, education, development and well being needs of Aboriginal children, 0-8 years, their families and their community. The project will identify the range of resources and services currently being provided and will seek better co-ordination to make services more accessible and sensitive to the Aboriginal community.
The Partnership is looking for a highly motivated self starter, with well developed communication and interpersonal skills with an understanding and commitment to Aboriginal culture and kinship structures within the Dandenong – Casey area Other partners in this project include City of Greater Dandenong, City of Casey, Southern Health, Department of Education and a range of other community service organisations.
Aboriginal persons are strongly encouraged to apply
For a copy of the position description, selection criteria and any enquiries please
contact Andrew Gardiner on 97945933 or email: email@example.com .
(Based in Albury Office)
The Leukaemia Foundation is seeking a professional and proactive fundraising coordinator to work in the Greater Hume region. Reporting to the Regional Fundraising Manager, the key function of the role is to generate awareness and raise revenue through fundraising activities and events within the Greater Hume region.
The position is 4 days per week and based in our Albury office. The successful applicant will develop business partnerships, coordinate the Foundation’s signature events, such as the World’s Greatest Shave, and develop and coordinate fundraising activities in the Greater Hume region. The individual will possess:
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Excellent organisational and time management skills
• Ability to be a self starter with high motivational levels
• Experience in fundraising and relationship management – desirable
• Confidence in public speaking
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Ability to work flexible hours
• Current driver’s licence and own transport – essential
The Leukaemia Foundation is the only national not for profit organisation dedicated to the care and cure of patients and families living with leukaemias, lymphomas, myeloma and related blood disorders.
For further information and the position description, contact Jane Goode on 03 99495802 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications addressing the selection criteria should be sent to The Regional Fundraising Manager via email or The Leukaemia Foundation, 44 Ellingworth Parade, Box Hill Vic 3128. Applications close on Friday 4 May 2007.