Project Coordinator -Primary Prevention

Organisation : Eastern Domestic Violence Service

Location : Victoria

Work Type : Part-time

Profession : Advocacy, Community Services, Project Management, Social & Support Work

Sector : Community Support Services

Salary Type : Hourly

Application Closing Date : 26 Oct, 2018

About the Role

 Part Time or Full Time (30.4 to 38 hours per week), Fixed Term to 30 June 2018

We have are seeking an experienced Project Coordinator, to join our Primary Prevention Program on a fixed term basis either  part time or  full time (30.4-38 hours per week).

The The Project Coordinator is responsible for coordinating projects, which will involve planning, implementing and evaluating activities to prevent violence against women, as well as, preparing submissions for funding bodies and other agencies within the Eastern Metropolitan Region. One of the existing projects the Project Coordinator will be responsible for is ‘Thriving in the Valley’ place-based projects in Upper Yarra with the support of the Program Manager, Primary Prevention. The Project Coordinator will work with current partners and local community members to deliver programs and services to the community that include primary prevention, early intervention and response to family violence. Using co-design principles, the Project Coordinator will proactively refer to active input by the people who use current local services as well as those who have traditionally provided them. There will be a strong focus on maintaining working relationships, as well as community engagement and participation.

In collaboration with the Program Manager of Primary Prevention, the Project Coordinator will also be responsible for supporting primary prevention activities across the Eastern Metropolitan Region (EMR).


Essential to your success

  • Tertiary qualifications in health promotion, social work and/or community development.
  • Experience in project management of primary prevention projects, including project development, implementation and evaluation.
  • Experience in community development, particularly community engagement and community participation where applicable using co-design approach.
  • Demonstrated comprehensive understanding of the complexities of family violence including the gendered nature of family violence, social determinants and drivers of violence against women.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including excellent skills in building partnerships and maintaining working relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and implement systems to ensure workflow and demand are handled in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Proven ability to function both independently and collaboratively both within a dynamic office environment and also at remote locations.
  • Experience in securing funding through grant submissions and excellent report writing skills.


What We Offer

  • Flexible working hours including the option of a monthly accrued day off (ADO) for full time staff
  • Generous salary packaging benefits resulting in tax savings
  • Excellent Professional Development opportunities including external training and workshops as well as EDVOS all staff training
  • Health and wellbeing programs for all staff including weekly yoga classes, walk at work, bi-monthly staff shared lunch and birthday calendar
  • Regular supervision and management support including access to EAP
  • Internal committees (e.g. Innovation & Development and Quality and Safety) working groups to support staff’s interest and expertise (e.g. Diversity, Consumer Engagement, OHS, Children and Youth)
  • A rewarding opportunity to be part of an organisation that is committed to improving quality of life for women and children experiencing family violence

     Salary for this position will be aligned with SCHADS Level 5+ 9.5% super.





About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Eastern Domestic Violence Service

Eastern Domestic Violence Services (EDVOS) is a not-for-profit specialist family violence service in Melbourne’s eastern metropolitan region. We provide an integrated range of support and services to empower women and children who are responding to family violence. We operate within a human rights framework and our focus is on supporting the safety of women and children and the accountability of perpetrators. 

Apply for this Job

Position Description : 2018-10-3 Project Coordinator_ PD

Please download a copy of the position description for the role available on our website at www.edvos.org.au. For further information regarding the role please contact Brianna Myors, Acting Program Manager, Primary Prevention on  (03) 9259 4200. Applications including cover letter, CV and a separate document addressing the key selection criteria should be forwarded to humanresources@edvos.org.au using the subject line: “Project Coordinator- Primary Prevention ”by close of business Thursday 25 October 2018.

Appointments with EDVOS are subject to a police records check, working with children check and reference checks. EDVOS employ women only to most of our positions as per the findings of EEO exemption H327/2017 and by special measure. EDVOS values diversity in our workforce, actively promoting equal employment opportunities for all women. We encourage applications from women of diverse communities. EDVOS is a child-focused and child safe organisation.

Please quote in application: Project Coordinator -Primary Prevention via Pro Bono Australia.


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