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ACCESS Program Officer

Organisation : Women's and Girls' Emergency Centre

Location : Sydney (Redfern)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Client Services, Community Services, Education & Training, Volunteer Management

Sector : Community Development, Community Support Services, Education & Employment, Education & Training, Employment Services, Homelessness & Affordable Housing, Women

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : 72000 - 77894

Application closing date : 17 Jun, 2021

About the role

About the ACCESS Program

ACCESS is an established mentoring and targeted support program. It provides pathways to work, training and education opportunities for women in Sydney impacted by homelessness, domestic and family violence, and social disadvantage. Through one-on-one mentoring and tailored learning opportunities, ACCESS supports women’s economic safety and independence.

 About the Role

The ACCESS Program Officer is responsible for implementing, monitoring and evaluating the mentoring and workshop components of the ACCESS Program. In this role you will be supported by and report to the ACCESS Project Manager.
The core responsibilities of this role are:

  1. Recruit, train, and support volunteer mentors.
  2. Implement the program throughout WAGEC and in the community.
  3. Proactively develop and manage relationships within WAGEC and with external partners and stakeholders.
  4. Plan, coordinate and oversee the workshop, program and activity timetable.
  5. Promote the ACCESS program within WAGEC and the community and expand referral pathways.
  6. Conduct ongoing program monitoring and evaluation.
  7. Actively contribute to WAGEC’s organisational culture.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Women's and Girls' Emergency Centre


The Women’s and Girls’ Emergency Centre (WAGEC) is a non-government, not-for profit charitable organisation. We deliver a range of crisis and early intervention accommodation and support services to women, children, young people, and families who are experiencing, or at risk of homelessness and/or domestic and family violence.

For over 40 years we have been doing this work across the lands of the Gadigal and Wangal people of the Eora Nation (Sydney’s inner city and inner west regions), and working in partnership with community, business and government stakeholders.

How to apply

  • Read the position description available on our website and check out our range of services at
  • If you have any questions, please call/email us before making an application
  • Send us your application which should contain:
  • Your 2-3-page CV, and
  • A cover letter (maximum 2-pages) telling us why you think you are the best person to fill this role and what characteristics you will bring to the WAGEC team.
  • Applications close at 5.00pm (Sydney time) 17 June 2021.
  • Applications should be emailed to
  • Interviews will be held within 2-weeks of the closing date.

For Further Information:

Meredith Turnbull, WAGEC Recruitment Consultant
Phone: 0437 880 010 Email:


Please quote in application: ACCESS Program Officer via Pro Bono Australia.



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