About the organisation
COTA Australia is the national consumer peak body for older Australians. Its members include State and Territory COTAs (Councils on the Ageing) in each of the eight States and Territories of Australia. COTA Australia and the State and Territory COTAs have around 40,000 individual members and supporters and more than 1,000 seniors’ organisation members, which jointly directly represent over 500,000 older Australians.
COTA Australia’s focus is on national policy issues from the perspective of all older Australians as citizens and consumers and we seek to promote, improve and protect the circumstances and wellbeing of older people in Australia. Information about, and the views of, our constituents and members are gathered through a wide variety of consultative and engagement mechanisms and processes.
About the role
Work with us towards an equitable, just and inclusive society for Australia’s 8 million older Australians over 50 years.
COTA Australia is the leading national policy development, advocacy and representation organisation for older Australians. We focus on national issues from the perspective of older people as citizens and consumers, seeking to promote, improve, and protect the circumstances and wellbeing of older people in Australia. As the leader in the sector, COTA Australia plays an influential role in policy and advocacy to Government, business, civil society and the media. This role develops and delivers high quality consultation and engagement activities with and for older Australians to support our advocacy.
As the successful applicant you will have experience in the design and delivery of effective engagements, collaborating with older people to support their participation. Your understanding of how to work with a diversity of older Australians and of the community sector will contribute to determining a more positive future for older Australians. We value a positive attitude and the ability to work independently.
COTA Australia is an equal opportunity employer and provides flexible working conditions. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) contract role, but we will consider a 0.8 FTE for the right candidate.
In this role you will develop and deliver high quality consultation and engagement activities with and for older Australians that support COTA Australia’s policy development and advocacy work across a range of areas. You will contribute to the delivery of our Strategic Plan and funded projects.
Duties and responsibilities include:
- Design and delivery of consumer engagements
- Analysis and presentation of consumer insights
- Seeking out partnerships and funding to extend our reach
How to apply
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Lead Community Engagement and Participation Officer via Pro Bono Australia.
Sector: #Aged_Care_and_Seniors, #Community_Engagement