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LGBTIQ Inclusion Coordinator

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Organisation : Domestic Violence Victoria Inc.

Location : Melbourne

Work Type : Contract/Temporary

Sector : Families, Gay Lesbian Bi Transgender Groups

Salary Type : Hourly

Salary : $41.94 per hour

Application Closing Date : 17 Sep, 2018

About the Role

DV Vic is looking for a values driven, family violence and community sector specialist to join our growing team and organisation.  DV Vic offers its employees:

  • Above award wages and conditions under its Enterprise Agreement
  • Generous salary packaging options (total of $15,900), and meals and entertainment packaging,
  • Christmas and New Year shut-down leave
  • Access to an additional support including Employee Assistance Program; and
  • Individual annual Professional Development budget.

 

According to the evidence before the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence, people in lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, and intersex (LGBTIQ) communities experience family violence at or above the same rate as non- LGBTIQ counterparts, but experience barriers to identification, reporting and accessing safe and appropriate support. The Royal Commission called for a focus on building a more inclusive service system to respond to the needs of all Victorians experiencing family violence.

As a means of creating greater inclusion and responsiveness to people from LGBTIQ communities, the Royal Commission also called for all family violence organisations to undergo whole of organisation Rainbow Tick accreditation. The Rainbow Tick is a national accreditation program that supports organisations to understand and implement LGBTIQ inclusive service delivery against six standards and reassures LGBTIQ consumers and staff that Rainbow Tick organisations will be aware of, and responsive to, their needs. In response, the Victorian Government, through Family Safety Victoria, is supporting a number of organisations to complete the Rainbow Tick accreditation.

DV Vic is currently recruiting for an LGBTIQ Inclusion Coordinator will work with the nineteen Rainbow Tick organisations to support their efforts towards accreditation and to build relationships between them, while also working with the broader family violence service sector to enhance LGBTIQ inclusion and to establish collaborative working relationships with LGBTIQ specific services.

The successful candidate will have strong skills in project establishment and management, stakeholder engagement, and the capacity to respond and tailor advice and resources for the sector.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Domestic Violence Victoria Inc.

Domestic Violence Victoria (DV Vic) is the peak body for specialist family violence services for women and children in Victoria. We are an independent, non-government organisation.  Our vision is for a world where women and children can live fulfilled lives, free from fear and violence.

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