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Organisation : Craig Family Centre

Location : Melbourne (Ashburton)

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Community Support Services

Salary type : Hourly

Application closing date : 18 Oct, 2021

About the role

Key responsibilities

In providing support to families and children, the Co-ordinator will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  1. Engagement and co-ordination with families, stakeholders and CFC partners
  2. Casework management
  3. Extending community outreach in Ashburton and surrounding areas
  4. Undertaking the role of Child Safety Officer for the Craig.
  5. Partnerships with other support agencies (including the Office of Housing, MCH & Child Protection Agency)
  6. Responding to social work issues as they arise Children’s Services and CFC Community programs
  7. Providing dedicated resources, support and advice to CFC Executive Director and staff relating to vulnerability issues
  8. Conducting community engagement activities.
  9. Regular reporting to management and funding provider
  10. Efficient management of all documentation

Other responsibilities

  1. Work cooperatively with other centre staff
  2. Attend all mandatory PD education sessions and undertake own self-directed learning
  3. Follow all legal requirements, policies and procedures in the performance of all duties
  4. Maintain confidentiality of service recipients, staff and volunteers and commercially sensitive information
  5. Inform manager of any identified hazards and incidents, and resolve or refer for action
  6. Manage community education events and programs associated with ELS Program
  7. Undertake other reasonable duties as requested by the Executive Director


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Craig Family Centre

Established in 1957, the Craig Family Centre (CFC) is a community-based organisation providing support services to individuals and families within the Ashburton and surrounding areas.  The Centre has a strong community development focus and actively encourages participation and involvement.

The Centre offers many programs including childcare, kindergarten, a neighbourhood house, support programs, community development and leisure activities.  CFC is committed to working with, and for, the community through information sharing, mutual support, and community participation in local and social issues.  Membership is open to people of all ages, abilities, backgrounds and cultural groups.

The CFC is unique as it co-locates Childcare and Early Learning services with Maternal & Child Health and a Community Health Service. We are a recognised referral point for support agencies dealing with vulnerable children in the local area, and neighbourhood house programs also provide soft entry points for supported childcare and maintain networks of social support services through dedicating resources to co-ordination.

Further information about the Craig Family Centre is available at or

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Early Learning Support Co-ordinator (Social Worker) via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Community_Services, #Education_and_Training, #Social_and_Support_Work
Sector: #Community_Support_Services

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