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Community Development Worker

Organisation : Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre

Location : Melbourne (Epping)

Work Type : Part-time

Profession : Community Services, Other, Program Coordination & Management, Social & Support Work

Sector : Community Development

Salary Type : Hourly

Salary : $37.57 to $38.50

Application Closing Date : 29 Apr, 2019

About the Role

Community Development Worker, On-going

15 hours per week, Social and Community Services Employee level 5.1

 

Background

Creeds Living and Learning Centre is a neighbourhood house in the culturally diverse growth area of Epping North. Our objectives are to provide opportunities for lifelong learning; to foster environmental stewardship and practices and to enhance community connection and social inclusion.

 

Key Responsibilities

Identify CFLLC member and local community needs and interest through research and consultation.

Develop, plan and implement programs based on members’ and local community needs and interests.

Deliver programs through the most appropriate mechanisms, including partnerships and/or through contractors and/or volunteers.

Produce and distribute a quarterly CFLLC newsletter.

Provide social media content to promote the work of CFLLC.

Identification of funding sources and preparing funding submissions for CFLLC community development programs.

 

Selection Criteria

Demonstrated experience and success in a Community Development Worker role.

Previous success in undertaking social research and program/project evaluation.

Previous success in developing and implementing community engagement programs.

Previous success in volunteer engagement and management practices.

High level oral and written communication skills.

High level interpersonal and group work communication skills.

Previous success in working with diverse individuals and groups.

Previous production of desktop published newsletters

Excellent time management skills.

Ability to work under limited direction.

High level competency with the Microsoft Office suite.

Knowledge of responsibilities in creating and maintaining Child Safe environments.

 

Qualifications

A tertiary Community Development Work qualification will be highly regarded.

 

Organisational relationships

The position reports to the Manager and works under general direction.

The position supervises volunteers and contractors as required.

 

Key Dates

Applications close 11pm, Monday 29th April.

Position commences week beginning July 15th 2019.

 

Other

CFLLC is a signatory to the NHACE Collective Agreement 2018.

The role requires a Working With Children Check and a Police Check.

 

For more information

Contact Max Sargent, Manager 0390234606, 0400 235 529 Tuesday to Friday.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre

Creeds Living and Learning Centre is a neighbourhood house in the culturally diverse growth area of Epping North. Our objectives are to provide opportunities for lifelong learning; to foster environmental stewardship and practices and to enhance community connection and social inclusion.

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Max Sargent

Phone : +61392034606

Email : manager@creedsfarm.org.au

Please apply by 11pm Monday 29 April via email to


Max Sargent, manager


manager@creedsfarm.org.au


Previous applicants need not apply. Applications not addressing selection criteria will not be considered.


Please quote in application: Community Development Worker via Pro Bono Australia.


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