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Positive Speakers Bureau Coordinator

Organisation : Living Positive Victoria

Location : Melbourne (Southbank)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Community Services

Sector : Health – General

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : Value Range Level 6: $1,600.74 - $1636.14 per week pro-rata (generous salary packaging available)

Application closing date : 27 Sep, 2019

About the role

Living Positive Victoria (LPV) is looking for a creative, highly-skilled, self-motivated program coordinator who can strategically engage, connect and support a broad range of stakeholder groups in achieving the goals of our nationally recognised and acclaimed Positive Speakers Bureau (PSB). In this role you will further develop and implement engagement strategies to diversify and explore new directions to achieve the required outcomes of the role and our Strategic Plan.

The PSB Coordinator is responsible for the day to day management of the program which requires significant understanding of the social determinants of health, the impact of living with HIV (including ageing), the personal impact of HIV disclosure and the associated stigma. The role requires comprehensive knowledge of volunteer engagement and best practice principles, including ongoing peer support and engagement with new and existing speakers. In addition to managing the PSB, the Coordinator will take lead in the planning, implementation and delivery of major events such as World AIDS Day and the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, all of which are designed to emphasise the Meaningful Involvement of People with HIV principle (MIPA).

We’re interested in candidates with not only knowledge and experience of the HIV sector but the passion and drive to bring new ideas to the organisation that will continue to connect the PSB across Living Positive Victoria’s programs, services.

Working in a small team of dedicated, dynamic staff and volunteers committed to social change and action, you will have excellent time management skills, communication skills and attention to detail.

This SCHCADS Award level 6 position is offered initially part time (0.8 EFT), located in Southbank, Melbourne. To apply for this position you must fulfil the requirements of the Position Description and submit your application by 5pm Friday 27 September 2019.

Living Positive Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our door is open to people who identify as culturally, sexually or gender diverse and people living with HIV are particularly encouraged to apply.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Living Positive Victoria

Living Positive Victoria is a not for profit, community based organisation representing all people living with HIV in Victoria since 1988 and is committed to the advancement of human rights and wellbeing of all people living with HIV.

Living Positive Victoria works closely in partnership with a range of HIV-sector and other organisations to deliver a comprehensive and coordinated response to the needs of PLHIV in Victoria, nationally and internationally.

How to apply for this role

Send your:
1. Cover letter;
2. Address the Key Selection Criteria (being the four personal qualities and the four knowledge and skills areas); and
3. Your CV to:

ATTN: Suzy Malhotra
Director Programs and People
Living Positive Victoria
Suite 1, 111 Coventry Street, Southbank, Victoria 3006 AUSTRALIA or via email to smalhotra@livingpositivevictoria.org.au

Please quote in application: Positive Speakers Bureau Coordinator via Pro Bono Australia.

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