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Djirra Connect Worker

Organisation : Djirra

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time, Part-time

Profession : Client Services, Community Services, Social & Support Work

Sector : Community Support Services, Indigenous, Women

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 27 Dec, 2020

About the role

Djirra is an Aboriginal community controlled organisation supporting Aboriginal women who have experienced family violence. Djirra has funding from Working For Victoria to trial an extension of our hours so that women can get help beyond 5pm.

We’re looking for Aboriginal women who want to support other Aboriginal women to fill our newly created roles of ‘Djirra Connect Workers’. This role will be the first point of contact and help for Aboriginal women seeking help because of family violence. These roles are available either full time or part time and roles are fixed term to end of October 2021 (with possible extension, depending on funding).

If you’re an Aboriginal woman, are keen to work with other Aboriginal women, and are interested in community services, then please take a look!

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Djirra

Djirra is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation (ACCO) that works towards a future where all Aboriginal women are strong, safe, independent, healthy and positive in their lives, culture and communities. All Djirra’s work is designed by and for Aboriginal women and is deeply respectful of and connected to community. Self-determination is the foundation of everything we do: it is Our Cultural Way.

How to apply

To find out more about the position or about Djirra and how to apply, refer to our Get Involved page on our website:

Only applications received via the website will be considered. Applications must include a CV and covering letter and all applicants must answer the questions at the bottom of the application form.

If you would like to know more about the role or about the work we do, please call Teresa Kyprianou, Human Resources Advisor on 9244 3333 or via email

Applications for this position will close as soon as a suitable candidate is sourced, therefore we encourage your application as soon as possible.

As this is part of the Working for Victoria Project, applicants are required to register first with Working for Victoria via this link, and then apply directly via Sidekicker:

Please quote in application: Djirra Connect Worker via Pro Bono Australia.



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