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Employer Engagement Coordinator

Organisation : Brotherhood of St Laurence

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Profession : Community Services

Salary type : Other

Application closing date : 21 Oct, 2021

About the role

We’re looking for a professional Employer Engagement Coordinator with relevant experience who wants to join our 2,000+ team of staff and volunteers to make a difference on a 2 year Full-Time Maximum Term basis, working 38 hours per week based in our Northern or Western Suburbs offices.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) has a clear vision – an Australia free of poverty.

For almost 90 years, we have worked with policy makers and the community for systemic change that will prevent and alleviate poverty in Australia.

We are passionate about the work we do.

We strive to create change that lasts for a more compassionate and just society – a society in which we can all fully participate in social, civic and economic life with the dignity and respect we all deserve.



The Employer Engagement Officer works closely with the Employment Engagement Manager to ensure targets and KPI’s are met for a range of activities under Jobs Victoria Employment Services program and within the JVES team.

Supporting a partnership approach to employer engagement, this position plays a key role in the development and implementation of approved approaches to business and community partners to secure relationships that result in both employment outcomes and broader support networks for a diverse range of disadvantaged jobseekers

  • Create approaches to effectively reach new employers and businesses regarding job opportunities
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external partners and contribute to the design and development of employer programs and new recruitment models and programs with employers
  • Contribute to the development of critical success factors for employers, ensuring long term employment and minimising barriers to employment
  • Create and maintain employer partnerships to create employment opportunities for jobseekers
  • Present the Jobs Victoria Employment Services recruitment models to potential employers
  • Assist employers to embrace diverse candidates with a particular focus on local industries experiencing skills shortages and/or industry growth


Salary will be in the range of $65,000 to $70,000 per annum, based on skills and experience plus superannuation & car allowance.



Passion for supporting the mission of BSL, and delivering excellence in your role, are just the start.

To be considered for the role and be successful in it, we’re looking for someone who has the following key skills and experiences:

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and coordinating employment brokerage for disadvantaged job seekers
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of industry recruitment models and requirements
  • Demonstrated understanding of diversity groups including, but not limited to, asylum seekers, refugees, people with a disability, mature aged jobseekers, young learners and parents with young children seeking work
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with a range of internal and external stakeholders and liaise across all levels
  • Customer service focused
  • Highly-developed administration, computer skills and competency in Microsoft Program


  • Extensive salary packaging options to reduce amount of tax you pay
  • Career development opportunities
  • Leave loading of 17.5%
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Program


BSL employees enjoy a range of flexible work options and other attractive benefits. Recognising that there is no ‘one size fits all’ pattern of work–life balance, the organisation endeavours to provide options to suit the needs of all staff.


If this looks like a role that’s right for you, APPLY NOW or contact Peter Flugge at or 0490 442 303

To view the position description and address the Key Selection Criteria, please click here

Applications close: Thursday 21 October 2021 at 11:55pm

The Brotherhood of St Laurence adheres to Government mandates in relation to COVID-19.


We are an EEO and understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated with dignity and respect.  We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. 

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children. Recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.  Applicants must have proof of working rights in Australia.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Brotherhood of St Laurence

How to apply

Please click on the apply now button for further details.

Please quote in application: Employer Engagement Coordinator via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Community_Services
Sector: #Children, #Community_Development, #Community_Engagement, #Community_Support_Services, #Consulting, #Disabilities, #Education_and_Employment, #Employment_Services, #Families, #Foundations_Trusts_and_Philanthropy, #Health_–_General, #Homelessness_and_Affordable_Housing, #Indigenous, #Other, #ResearchMedical_Research, #Social_Enterprise, #Youth_and_Young_People

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