The Cancer Council Victoria (a non-government charity) is seeking a Relay For Life State Manager to take Relay For Life to the next level in Victoria through strategic direction and business development.
Relay For Life raises over $3million for The Cancer Council Victoria and is an established national and international brand. This program is in a stage of re-development and requires a motivated, strategic manager for this newly created role, to evolve the brand into a highly recognisable and sustainable fundraiser, whilst maintaining the heart and soul of this event.
Degree qualified, you will have extensive business development experience, including strategic development, training and team management experience, sound financial management, and an understanding of marketing and public relations. Experience within a community development or not-for-profit context is a bonus.
This is a full-time position with a Total Equivalent Package Value within the range $66,509-$78,244 pa (includes base salary, superannuation, annual leave loading and maximum benefit of salary packaging).
For the Position Description (Key Selection Criteria) and further information visit www.cancervic.org.au or call Linda on (03) 9635 5102. You must address the Key Selection Criteria in a separate document as part of your application, and include a cover letter and your resume. Applications close Wednesday 13 June 2007.
# Two positions available
# Join a dynamic and energetic team
# World’s largest fundraising event for cancer
The Cancer Council Victoria (a non-government charity) is seeking two energetic Relay For Life Coordinators to oversee the management and implementation of Relay For Life – Metropolitan Region events, in conjunction with a Committee of volunteers.
Degree qualified, you will have extensive events and/or fundraising experience, including event operations, volunteer management, financial management and an understanding of marketing and public relations. Outstanding communication and organisational skills are essential.
This is a full-time position with a Total Equivalent Package Value within the range $42,027-$46,694 pa (includes base salary, superannuation, annual leave loading and maximum benefit of salary packaging). For the position description (Key Selection Criteria) and further information visit www.cancervic.org.au or contact Linda on (03) 9635 5102. You must address the Key Selection Criteria (in a separate document) as part of your application, and include a cover letter and your resume. Applications close Thursday 7 June 2007.
# High Profile Role ~ Parks Victoria
# Project Management
# Career Development Opportunity
Parks Victoria is committed to maintaining the health of the natural environment and of our parks and reserves, while providing a range of excellent visitor services – so that all Victorians can visit them to relax or exercise their bodies and minds – Healthy Parks, Healthy People. A key development opportunity now exists in the Corporate Strategy Division for a Strategic Planner that will help to shape the future direction of Parks Victoria.
Reporting to the Manager of Corporate Strategy you will provide analysis and advice on strategic business improvement initiatives to enhance business sustainability and provide support to improve and monitor organisational performance. Specifically this will involve:
# Advising senior management of critical business improvement needs that impact on business sustainability.
# Developing and presenting business plans.
# Providing support to the coordination of complex funding bids.
# Assisting in the development of major funding submissions and annual budget bids.
To succeed in this role you will ideally have experience in managing business improvement projects or general project coordination within a government context, and have an understanding of business improvement frameworks. An ability to liaise with stakeholders and build collaborative relationships is essential to your success. In return you will be offered an opportunity to contribute your ideas to high impact projects and business cases, to build your reputation and opportunities to progress within the organisation.
To submit your application, in strict confidence, please apply online using the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Sonia Tumino in our Melbourne office on (03) 9623 6513, quoting Ref No. BZ/24412.
The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) has been a strong and effective voice for the environment for 40 years and is committed to inspiring people to achieve a healthy environment for all Australians.
We are seeking a highly skilled Regional Sustainability Project Coordinator who wants to make a real difference to urban and peri-urban sustainability and lead the development of a best practice regional sustainability framework for the Werribee Plains region.
The position is based in ACF’s office in the innovative 60L Green Building in Melbourne.
Position description and application details on www/acfonline.org.au (Work for ACF) or phone (03) 93451111
Be at the forefront of Local Government Planning
Based in Melbourne’s Inner suburbs
Competitive salary packages
An opportunity exists for an experienced Town Planner to join a dedicated and highly skilled planning department, which focuses on delivery high quality customer service and timely planning decisions to the community.
As a qualified, experienced and enthusiastic Town Planner, you will be working within a busy and experienced team environment with a diverse range of planning matters to consider.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
# A tertiary qualification in Town Planning or Urban studies
# Relevant experience in Local Government Town Planning – statutory and/or strategic
# You will have highly developed communication skills and be able to deal with the full range of planning applications
# Strong negotiation and analytical skills as well as a sound understanding of the planning legislative framework
# Awareness of current trends and issues affecting town planning
# Current Victorian Drivers licence
This Council provides successful candidates with a welcoming, professional and flexible work environment, in addition to a competitive salary that is offered subject to experience and qualifications.
If you fit the above criteria then please call Natasha today for a confidential discussion.
If you are interested in this position, please contact Natasha Hines on + 61 3 9621 3399
* SALARY PACKAGING & VEHICLE PROVIDED
* CONTRIBUTE TO BUSINESS GROWTH
* HEALTH RELATED TRAINING AND PRODUCTS
With your health related background, flair for selling and ability to deliver results, you are now seeking to broaden your experience in business development and sales, and take on a role that offers diversity and the opportunity to contribute and really make your mark.
The First Aid Health and Safety Services department delivers quality accredited First Aid and Occupational Health and Training programs and First Aid products, with revenue raised going back to your local community through programs and services, such as Patient Transport and Emergency Services.
As Business Development Officer, you will be responsible for managing an existing client base as well as establishing and developing new commercial business within identified target sectors throughout Metropolitan and Regional Victoria. You will also contribute to the development and implementation of the department’s National Business Plan, marketing strategies and local work plans.
As a motivated and enthusiastic individual, you have experience within a similar role and a proven track record of achieving sales/revenue targets. Your ability to professionally establish and maintain business relationships underpins your solid interpersonal and communication skills and high focus on customer service. Strong negotiation skills, time management and an ability to work independently as well as part of a team, are all important attributes for success. A willingness to work flexible hours and regular travel is required, for which a vehicle will be provided.
To register your interest for this opportunity, applications including a resume, and statement addressing the selection criteria as set out in the position description (downloadable from www.redcross.org.au should be forwarded to: firstname.lastname@example.org or post to Lisa Dostis, Human Resources, Australian Red Cross – Victoria, 23-47 Villiers Street, North Melbourne, 3051 by no later than 5pm. Further queries can be directed to Peter Gostelow on 83277848.
* DEST Executive Level 1
* $75,151 – $80,928
* Indigenous Education Branch, Victoria State Group
* Position Reference Number: 07-187
We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced people to lead and manage a dynamic and diverse team comprising staff in Melbourne and district offices in Morwell and Mildura. DEST Victoria is a critical delivery point for DEST programmes and services and is responsible for establishing and maintaining stakeholder relationships.
Successful applicants will have strong conceptual and analytical skills; proven ability to effectively organise, plan and deliver major projects; demonstrate high quality leadership and management skills; be self-aware and adaptable; encourage creativity and innovation; and build and sustain key relationships.
Please note: This position is a security assessed position. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a security assessment.
Please note: In order to perform the duties of this employment opportunity efficiently and effectively, the successful applicant will need to have an understanding of the issues affecting Indigenous Australian people and possess the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with them. In addition, applicants who are shortlisted for further consideration will need to provide the selection panel with 2 referee reports, with at least one from an Indigenous Australian in either oral or written form.
For more information about the position, please contact Ms Elizabeth Tchacos, State Manager, Victoria, on (03) 9920 4548.
Applications Close: 14 June 2007
For selection documentation, including selection, please click on the Apply Now button below. You will be directed to the DEST Job Opportunities website to begin the application process.
The Access for All Abilities Program is a community strengthening initiative funded through the DHS, managed by the DVC & delivered in the City of Melbourne and Shire of Yarra Ranges by the YMCA.
The program aims to build the capacity of the sport and recreation sector to provide increased active participation opportunities for people of all abilities.
The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering the key objectives of the AAA:
• promoting awareness of the benefits of active participation;
• providing support for inclusive sport and recreation environments;
• influencing the planning and development of accessible and inclusive sport and recreation environments; and
• fostering and developing partnerships to enhance access and inclusion in the sport and recreation sector.
Program providers collaborate with local sports clubs, leisure facilities, recreation providers, state sporting associations and disability organisations to create new partnerships and connect Victorians of all abilities to local sporting and recreation activities. Program outcomes include increasing the number of sport and recreation activities available to people with a disability and improving access to inclusive and sustainable facilities and activities.
The position included four key areas of responsibility including research and development, network coordination, capacity building and program development and advice and advocacy.
The successful applicant will work across the two LGA areas and have experience in community development, community health or recreation and have strong communication and networking skills. Experience in working with non profit community organisations or within these local communities would be highly desirable.
Visit www.victoria.ymca.org.au for a copy of the position description.
Written applications, addressing the Key Selection Criteria, current CV, Business hours contact number, address, names and telephone numbers of two work related referees to Ariana Kurzeme, YMCA Victoria, C/- 2 Grace Street, Hawthorn VIC 3122 or email@example.com by close of business Friday 15th June.
Applicants selected for interview will be notified within one week of the closing date.
For further information please contact Ariana Kurzeme – Project Manager on 9815 3422 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
We have a great opportunity for a Community Development Worker, based within Cranbourne Secondary College and our Community House to construct partnerships and pathways between teachers, students and their families, local organisations and industry to build meaningful connections, foster a culture of life-long learning, broad participation and a shared sense of community.
You will be highly motivated community conscious, skilled and experienced in Community Development. An energetic person who thrives on a challenge!! You’ll have the ability to research, plan , implement and evaluate community projects and will be tertiary qualified in Community Development, Education , Social work or similar.
The role is available full-time or part-time to suit the successful candidate.
Please see our website for a detailed position description and how to apply.To find out more, please contact Steve Watkinson, Manager Community and Family Services on 5982 2586. Closing date 8 June 2007. email@example.com.
The National Trust of Australia – Victoria (NTAV) was established in 1956 and is committed to promoting and conserving Victoria’s indigenous, natural and historic heritage through its advocacy work and its custodianship of heritage places and objects.
The NTAV is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to work within the gorgeous Tasma Terrace offices in East Melbourne.
The primary objective of the role is to provide efficient and supportive management of the volunteer workforce for the Russell St Melbourne Justice Museum (incorporating Old Melbourne Gaol), Rippon Lea Estate, Como House and Gardens.
You will be enjoy an extremely high level of job satisfaction within this enjoyable and varied role!
The NTAV prides itself on its supportive organisational culture, and close-knit yet professional team of employees. This is a great opportunity to work for an expanding team of fun and ambitious people.
In addition, you will work within a well equipped office, conveniently situated in the heart of the Melbourne CBD, with plenty of access to public transport and a cafe, restaurant and retail precinct.
NTAV is an already successful organisation that is experiencing a healthy level of growth and expansion. Consequently, the successful candidate will be provided with opportunities for career advancement.
Your efforts will be rewarded with an attractive package, negotiable depending on qualifications and experience, superannuation and full salary packaging in accordance with ATO guidelines for organisations with PBI status.
Gellibrand Residential Services (GRS) is currently seeking enthusiastic individuals to join their Team. GRS is a non-profit organisation that provides support to adults with an intellectual disability living in the Western Region. The GRS team strives to provide Clients with the necessary support and encouragement to achieve their goals in life.
GRS is an organisation that facilitates Team Members to reach their full potential. For those individuals aspiring to be managers, GRS can provide such an opportunity.
We have 5 relief positions available, up to 40hrs per week which includes sleepovers and weekend work. GRS is also looking for applicants with administration experience, though this is not a requirement. Applicants must have a manual drivers license. Previous experience in the field is not a requirement, as GRS provides thorough training.
An Information Night will be held at:
24 Withers St, Sunshine VIC
at 7pm on Wednesday 16th May 2007
Applicants are required to attend this session.
RSVP’s and applications to be received by 14th May 2007. Resumes will be accepted via fax, email or post and must be accompanied by a covering letter.
Fax: (03) 9300 5444
Post 24 Withers St, Sunshine VIC 3020
If you have any queries please call 03 9300 5400 and ask one of of friendly team members.
* Sandringham location
* Full time five month position (1July – 30 November 2007)
* Community Development Class 3, 3rd year, $1054.50 per week
Bentleigh Bayside Community Health Service is seeking to appoint a community development worker to develop a community strengthening plan. The plan will be for a three year period and will benefit the residents of the disadvantaged areas in Bayside.
To be successful in this role, you will have experience in planning for and consultation with communities and service providers and excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will have tertiary qualifications in the community development or other relevant field.
All applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria within the position description. A position description is available by contacting Maggie Moulds on (03) 9599 4661 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications close on Monday 4 June 2007. Applicants selected for interview will be required to deliver a presentation on developing the Community Strengthening Plan.
We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and creative professional with a strong commitment to health and community well-being to undertake this position in strategically preparing Council for future and emerging social and community well-being needs.
The Partnerships team has been established to identify community needs and drive the development of the organisation to improve the experience of living and/or working in Moonee Valley.
This position will have a specific focus on enhancing community well-being through Council’s Community Wellbeing Strategy, and leading community strengthening projects in partnership with the community. Reporting to the Manager Partnerships, the successful applicant will work across all levels of government, and non-government areas, local communities and across Moonee Valley City Council to facilitate the delivery of responsive and effective policies, projects and services at the local level.
Key responsibilities include developing Council policies and plans aimed at enhancing community well being, providing a strategic direction on social and community issues, and strengthening Council’s approach to planning for a healthy community.
You will have a tertiary qualification in social sciences or related human services discipline; local level experience working within human services; skills in policy development and strategic planning; and an understanding of social and community well being issues.
This is a temporary part-time position on 22.8 hours per week until December 2007. Additional hours may be available.
Enquiries about this role should be directed to Malcolm Foard, Manager Partnerships, ph: 9243 9149.
Applications should include:
• a covering letter which states the title of the position you are applying for (please include position no 1475) and which addresses the key selection criteria as stated in the position description;
• a current resume.
Applications should be forwarded by 5.00 pm Thursday 31 May 2007 to:
Manager Human Resources,
Moonee Valley City Council,
PO Box 126,
Moonee Ponds, 3039
or e-mailed to email@example.com. Electronic resumes can only be accepted in Micro Soft Word or Adobe Acrobat format.
Please read the position description before applying. Position Descriptions are available by clicking on the Apply Now button.
If you are motivated to work for the greater good but need a paid position, this may be the job for you. We are looking for high-energy, outspoken, and articulate individuals who want to be a part of a company committed to positive social change.
Public Outreach is a new fundraising consultancy operating in Melbourne. We use a respectful, low-pressure style of fundraising, and pay all our employees a guaranteed wage, with NO commission. We are currently conducting a very successful campaign for Friends of the Earth, and need confident, outgoing people to help build our team by taking on the role of Fundraising Supervisor for our face-to-face campaigns.
Fundraising Supervisors must:
• Fundraise at least 65% of their time & exceed fundraising targets
• Maintain highest standard of quality control for the crew
• Trouble shoot any and all possible contingencies
• HR: Recruit, Train, Motivate, Support, Discipline, Energize
• Explore better locations and methods to raise money
• Be innovative and continually learn
The successful candidate will have:
• Demonstrated skills in face-to-face fundraising or sales
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to work in a team and to motivate others
• Creative problem-solving skills
• Energy, enthusiasm, and a strong desire to promote positive change in the community
Full and part time positions are available. $18-20/hour (depending on experience) plus benefits. Full training is provided, and fully paid.
If you would like to become a professional with a global conscience, email your C.V. and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
* Located in Glen Waverley
* Five weeks annual leave
* Marketing background preferred
bestchance is a not-for-profit community organisation and has an opportunity for an experienced marketing administrator with strong computer skills – including Adobe InDesign, Powerpoint, Publisher and Illustrator to join a small, friendly and dedicated team.
This is a varied and challenging role requiring excellent communication skills, a creative flair, attention to detail and a postive “can do” attitude.
Interested? If so, please click on the Apply Now button. For a Position Description please call Ann McIntyre on 8562 5100.
The Community Support Program (CSP) is responsible for the delivery of a range of services designed to meet the needs of people living with HIV/AIDS in Victoria. CSP works in partnership with other allied health providers and community agencies, particularly the Royal District Nursing Service (RDNS), in providing home-based care and support.
The team leader position provides overall leadership, management and program development for the service, which includes the management of complex case loads, staff and volunteers, service provision, planning and development, volunteer training and policy review. The successful applicant will have demonstrated leadership skills, a track record in program development, service delivery and will have a desire to cultivate success, vision and energy.
Experience in the Care and Support Health sector is an essential prerequisite for the position.
Applications must address the selection criteria in the position description which is available by telephoning Adam Plunkett on (03)98630407 or e-mail email@example.com Written applications marked ‘confidential’ should be sent to reach the Manager, HIV Services Program, VAC/GMHC, 51 Commercial Road, Prahran by 5:00 pm Tuesday 12 June 2007.
Are you committed to sustainable community events? Do you have experience in planning, delivering and evaluating events? Have you developed community events & are looking for new challenges?
Melton Shire Council is growing at a rapid rate and an opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic person to join its’ Business Growth & Sustainability Unit.
The ideal applicant will have demonstrated experience in community event planning, excellent communication skills and experience with working with community groups to deliver events. You will take a “hands on” approach, have strong time management skills, take initiative & have the ability to work a flexible 38 hour week, including after hours, weekend and public holiday work, to attend meetings and deliver events.
Remuneration package between $49k to $57k will be negotiated.
For further details on the position contact Kristen Mason on 9747 7324.
All applicants must address the key selection criteria contained in the Position Description which can be obtained from Council’s web-site or by contacting Diana Pickering on 9747 7233.
Applications are to be addressed “Private & Confidential” and forwarded to the Human Resources Manager, Melton Shire Council, PO Box 21, Melton, 3337 no later than 5pm Friday 1 June 2007.
* Key Leadership Position
* Strategic & Operational
* Make a difference!
CFA is one of the world’s largest and most highly regarded volunteer based emergency service organisations. It seeks to empower communities with the knowledge, skills and resources needed to manage their own safety in relation to fire and other emergencies and to contribute to the overall wellbeing and strengthening of communities.
This key leadership role is both strategic and operational and draws upon strengths in communication, people management, program planning and engagement with community, business and government. It will appeal to strategic thinkers and relationship builders who seek to make their mark by contributing to enhancing the profile of CFA and influencing significant change in community development throughout Victoria.
Your qualifications are most likely to be in education, community development or similar. Your experience will be within government, not-for-profit or community-based projects and may also include the management of high level integrated media campaigns. Achievement orientated, you have natural aptitude in communication, people and stakeholder management, strategic thinking and analysis and a strong desire to make a difference.
If you are inspired by the possibility of making a difference for the many people suffering from the growing epidemic of diabetes in this country, don’t miss this opportunity!
Working in the key role of coordinating the Philanthropic Trusts & Foundations submissions on behalf of the International Diabetes Institute (IDI), you will help inspire people across a broad section of the community to support our efforts in finding a cure for diabetes.
Working with one of the world’s leading authorities in diabetes research, education and care, your expertise as a fundraising professional will be well regarded and rewarded with a competitive salary and flexible working conditions.
Reporting directly to the Director Fundraising, Marketing & Communications, you will utilise your industry knowledge and experience to develop and manage the Institute’s grant strategies with a particular focus on expanding support for our important work.
You will have tertiary qualifications in communications, marketing or public relations together with 2 to 3 years experience working in a similar role in the not for profit sector.
You will also be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with key IDI stakeholders particularly with individual Trusts and Foundations and internal relations within this dynamic organisation.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated person who has excellent people and communication skills, initiative, and highly developed computer skills with the proven ability to manage multiple tasks in a team environment.
Your key responsibility at IDI will be to successfully project manage the Trust and Foundation submission process including: liaison with key IDI staff to identify projects that match Trust and Foundation guidelines, liaison with Trust and Foundation staff, writing the grant submissions, and responsibility for follow-up, evaluation and reporting.
If you possess the above skills and experience and are looking for a fresh challenge, contact John Boyle for a position description without delay by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Find out more about our vision, mission and services from www.diabetes.com.au.
Applications can be lodged by email at the above address or by mail to:
Director Fundraising, Marketing & Communications
International Diabetes Institute
PO Box 227
Caulfield South, Victoria, 3162
Applications close 5.00pm Wednesday 30th May 2007.
# Corporate Services Responsibilities
# People Management Focus
# Salary Range $87245-$100320 + super
Your responsibilities will be broad and varied, and will include managing a range of corporate services and service delivery activities, whilst ensuring a range of essential functions are delivered effectively. Your management experience, and a desire to maintain and improve existing work practices, will make you the ideal person to take on this strategic position. Good stakeholder management skills, and the ability to forward plan are also essential.
To submit your application, in strict confidence, please apply online using the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Gavin Duckham in our Melbourne office on 03 9623 6548, quoting Ref No. 3B/39972
Your interest will be treated in the strictest of confidence.