About the Role
This role is an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of families of children with a disability, providing individualised information, support and advocacy, empowering families by building skills and strategies to achieve better outcomes for their child with a disability.
Reporting to the Manager, ACD Support, you will work closely with your colleagues in both the ACD Support and ACD Educate teams.
You will provide professional, accurate and timely information and support to families, present in introductory talks to groups of parents as well as contribute to systemic change for all families of children with disabilities.
The role requires an excellent understanding of issues for families of children with a disability, and a strong knowledge of the disability and service system for families, including the NDIS.
Located in Surrey Hills and close to public transport this role is for 3 days a week on a 12 month contract with potential for ongoing.
About the Organisation
The Association for Children with a Disability (ACD) is seeking a Support Advisor to join our dedicated team delivering high quality telephone, email and face to face support and advocacy to children with a disability and their families across Victoria.
The strength of ACD comes from the passion and energy of parents of children with a disability. Other family members, including grandparents and siblings, are also major contributors to our family perspective on disability. We strongly encourage applications from those with a personal or family experience of disability.
ACD is Victoria’s leading member-based, not-for-profit organisation providing information, support and advocacy for families of children with a disability living in Victoria.
• free telephone support services to families about any disability issue
• building workshops and seminars for parents, carers, students and professionals
• tailored information and resources for families across a broad range of areas
• systemic advocacy to advance the rights of children with a disability and their families
Apply for this Job
Phone : 03 9880 7000
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply: If you have the relevant knowledge, skills and experience we are looking for we would be pleased to receive your written application.
For acceptance of your application, please clearly address each of the key skills as stated in the position description and send along with your resume, including 3 referees, to email@example.com .
For more information about this position contact ACD on 03 9880 7000 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close end of business Friday, 25th May, 2018.
Please quote in application: ACD Support Advisor – Part time via Pro Bono Australia.