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Tagalog Speaking Community Education Session Facilitator

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Organisation : Settlement Services International

Location : Sydney (Bankstown)

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Sector : Community Development, Community Support Services

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 21 Feb, 2019

About the role


SSI’s FutureAbility Project has been funded by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to deliver in-language information about disability and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) via a series of Community Education Sessions. These sessions are designed to tar get people from ” Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities and will be held in various locations across Sydney metro areas and NSW.

The Community Education Sessions will provide CALD communities with much needed in-language information around disability types, how to access the NDIS, and supports available through the scheme.

The sessions will offer an opportunity to enhance the community participation and quality of life of people with disabilities from CALD backgrounds, so they are more likely to seek out help and live more inclusive and enjoyable lives in their community.


The role of a Facilitator is to:

  • Present information on disability and the NDIS in Tagalog to approximately 25-30 people via a two hour power point presentation (developed and provided by the FutureAbility Project).
  • Assist with evaluation process and initiating a Q&A at the end of the session, as well as assisting with event promotion and responding to RSVPs.

Full training on disability and the NDIS will be provided to the successful candidate, as well as support during the sessions.

Two half-day Tagalog Community Education Sessions will be held throughout 2019 on the following dates:

26th March 2019 – Tamworth

1st August 2019 – Blacktown

Please note additional dates and locations may be added for 2019/2020, but will be communicated well in advance by FutureAbility staff.


  • Ability to read and write fluently in Tagalog
  • Medium level Microsoft Office / Power Point experience.
  • Prepared to travel across the Sydney metropolitan area and there may be some regional travel as well (see table with dates and locations above).
  • Driving licence is required.
  • Prior experience in presenting to groups is desired but not essential.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Settlement Services International

SSI is a community organisation and social business that supports newcomers and other Australians to achieve their full potential. We work with all people who have experienced vulnerability, including refugees, people seeking asylum and culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities, to build capacity and enable them to overcome inequality. 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.

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Tagalog Speaking Community Education Session Facilitator via Pro Bono Australia.

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