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Gender and Disability Workforce Capacity Building Officer

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Organisation : Women with Disabilities Victoria (WDV)

Location : Melbourne (COB)

Work Type : Part-time

Sector : Disabilities, Health – General, Women

Salary Type : Annual Package

Salary : Salary is $70,386 – 78,092 per annum pro rata + superannuation.

Application Closing Date : 19 Jul, 2018

About the Role

The Victorian Government has provided funding to WDV as part of the Free from Violence – Women’s Workforce Capacity Building investment for the women’s health sector to work with regional, local-level partners – such as local government, sporting groups and local businesses – in the primary prevention of violence against women (PVAW). This funding announcement coincided with the release of the Victorian Government’s First Action Plan under its strategy to prevent family violence and all forms of violence against women – Free from Violence.
The Victorian strategy on violence prevention, Free from Violence, notes that while violence against women and family violence have their origins in gender inequality and discrimination, “inequalities resulting in racism, ageism, ableism and heterosexism can also on their own or in combination, influence patters of violence perpetrated in society”.

We are seeking an enthusiastic Gender and Disability Workforce Capacity Building Officer to join our friendly Workforce Development Program team.

Hours are 60.8 hours per fortnight (0.8 FTE).
Salary is $70,386 – 78,092 per annum pro rata + superannuation.
Salary packaging is available.

The position is a twelve-month tenure from the date of appointment and is subject to a three-month probationary period.

Are you passionate about advancing the rights of women with disabilities?

Women with Disabilities Victoria is a vibrant organisation of women with disabilities working for women with disabilities in Victoria.

We have a disability friendly work environment.

Please refer to the Position Description for further details.
The Position Description can be accessed by clicking on Work with us link which will take you straight to our website.

Work with us

A police check will be required to undertake the duties in this position.
We particularly encourage applications from women with disabilities

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Women with Disabilities Victoria (WDV)

Women with Disabilities Victoria (WDV) is the peak organisation for women with disabilities in Victoria. Our mission is to advance real social and economic inclusion for women with disabilities in Victoria by being a voice, creating opportunities to be visible and heard, building partnerships to deliver the best results, and engaging the community to challenge attitudes and myths about women with disabilities.

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For details concerning this role, please contact

Vikki Cummings

Phone : 0392867800

Email :

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Gender and Disability Workforce Capacity Building Officer via Pro Bono Australia.


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