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Our Voice Project Coordinator

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Organisation : Settlement Services International (SSI)

Location : Sydney (Ashfield )

Work Type : Full-time

Sector : Community Development, Community Support Services, Humanitarian

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 19 Jul, 2018

About the Role

  • Based in Ashfield – close to public transport
  • 2 Year Contract
  • Salary packaging options + RDO



The Project Coordinator will establish and implement the ‘Our Voice’ project. The project aims to build the capacity of mainstream services to be responsive to the access needs of people living with disability and their supporters from CALD backgrounds. It will achieve this through learning activities led by lived experience educators. Duties and responsibilities of the Our Voice Project Coordinator include:

  • Develop, implement and monitor activity work plan for the project
  • Recruit, train and develop a pool of lived experience educators
  • Work with key internal stakeholders to develop a marketing strategy
  • Manage and coordinate a calendar of learning activities
  • Develop and implement tools and processes for running of the project
  • Work collaboratively with relevant stakeholders to ensure the success of the project.



This role would suit someone who is passionate about supporting those with lived experience to share their insights and experience to make more inclusive services. People with lived experience of disability are strongly encouraged to apply. Other required skills knowledge and experience include:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or TAE
  • Project Management experience
  • Experience working with people living with disability from diverse backgrounds
  • Experience in the development and delivery of adult learning initiatives
  • Experience mentoring and developing people


Please respond to the “Selection Criteria” section in your cover letter.


We offer the opportunity to engage in meaningful work that makes a real difference to the lives of our clients, their families, carers, and communities.

We have a fantastic benefits package that promotes work/life balance; something we are very passionate about! This includes flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options so you can increase your take home pay!

SSI is passionate about social justice and diversity and is committed to being an EEO employer. We embrace diversity in our workforce and encourage applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal, Torres Strait Island heritage and people with lived experience of disability. 

We strongly believe in protecting the safety and wellbeing of children and vulnerable communities and take child protection very seriously. All employees will undergo a National Police Clearance and a Working with Children Check as a condition of employment.

SSI will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace. If you require a reasonable adjustment please email talent@ssi.org.au

Applications close date: Thursday the 19th of July.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Settlement Services International (SSI)

Settlement Services International (SSI) is a leading community-based not-for-profit organisation providing a range of services in the areas of refugee settlement, asylum seeker assistance, housing, multicultural foster care, disability support and employment services in NSW. Our vision is to achieve a society that values the diversity of its people and actively provides support to ensure meaningful social and economic participation and to assist individuals and families reach their potential.

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