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Disability Advocacy Project Officer

Organisation : The Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria

Location : Melbourne (Coburg)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Community Services, Project Management

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Disabilities

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 7 Dec, 2020

About the role

An opportunity exists for a highly motivated Disability Advocacy Project Officer to work in the Projects team delivering the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) project Raise Our Voices – Disability self-advocacy for CALD communities.

The project plans to improve understanding of the disability service system for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) Victorians with disability. It aims to build consumer voice, awareness of support pathways and reduce systemic barriers for people with disability of CALD backgrounds. The position reports to the ECCV Projects Manager and oversees the day to day co-ordination and implementation of the project, including tracking proposed outcomes, liaising with partners and community stakeholders as well as monitoring and reporting to government.

The position is 0.8FTE and remunerated at Level 5 of the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : The Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria Inc. (ECCV) represents the voices of multicultural Victoria. We are a community based, member driven peak body for ethnic and multicultural organisations committed to strengthening and building our community through advocacy and leadership, empowering people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Our purpose is to influence and collaborate with government, business, community and all individuals to support our vision of a culturally diverse and harmonious society that is just, fair and inclusive for all Victorians.  

How to apply

Applications close on Monday 30th November 2020.  A CV and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria can be sent by email to Diana Mastrantuono, Projects Manager at Further information can be requested by phoning 0411 735 558.

Suitably qualified candidates from a non-English speaking background with lived experience of disability are strongly encouraged to apply. ECCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please quote in application: Disability Advocacy Project Officer via Pro Bono Australia.



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