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Community Awareness Officer

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Organisation : Orygen and headspace

Location : Melbourne (Craigieburn)

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Sector : Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $50,000 - $60,000 per annum (pro rata)

Application closing date : 17 Jan, 2020

About the role

  • NFP Salary Packaging options available
  • Full-time fixed term position available until 30 June 2021
  • Leading organisation in youth mental health

Advert Summary

Are you passionate about young people’s mental health? We are seeking an engaging and enthusiastic team member to plan in deliver community awareness activities across our centre and local community.

About the role

Part-time (0.8) to Full-time fixed term position available until 30 June 2021

Working within a supportive team, including dedicated young people and staff, the headspace Community Awareness Officer will develop, deliver and evaluate awareness raising, community engagement, and youth participation activities in the local area with a focus on promoting early help-seeking for mental health, drug and alcohol, and other health/social issues facing young people. The successful applicant will hold tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and be able to demonstrate experience and skills in the development, implementation and evaluation of community awareness programs.

As a guide, remuneration of $50,000 – $60,000 per annum (pro rata) is offered, dependent on skills and experience; NFP generous salary sacrificing opportunities are also available to the successful candidate.

Please refer to the Position Description in the link for the selection criteria and other duties, skills and experience required for this position.


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Orygen and headspace

Orygen is the world’s leading research and knowledge translation organisation focusing on mental ill-health in young people. Find out more on our website.

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services. Find our more on the headspace website.

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Community Awareness Officer via Pro Bono Australia.

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