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Administration Assistant – Urban Camp

Posted : Monday, 2nd October 2017 - 5:09 pm

Organisation : Brotherhood of St Laurence

Location : Australia

Time required : 1 day/week – flexible (at least 3 months commitment)

Duration of project : ongoing

Contact Name : Kruti Mehta

Contact Phone : 0394831390

Contact Email : volunteer@bsl.org.au

About the Role

LOCATION: 67 Brunswick St, Fitzroy
HOURS: 1 day/week – flexible (at least 3 months commitment)

Summary of program and its objectives
The Schools Engagement Program is an experiential learning program for young people about leadership, social justice and poverty reduction. The aim of the Schools Engagement Program is to build awareness around issues relating to social justice in a fun and engaging way. We break down stereotypes through meaningful community engagement and inspire young people to be agents of positive change.

This is mainly carried out through Urban Camps, day programs student placement opportunities.

Main responsibilities of the role

We are currently seeking a volunteer to help us with the background operations of the Schools Engagement Program. Tasks for this role may include but are not limited to liaising with community partners to book in Urban Camp activities (e.g. English classes with young people from refugee backgrounds, organisations who work with people who are homeless); putting together Urban Camp show bags; photocopying, scanning, printing and filing Schools Engagement Program documents and other office related duties; assisting with setting up rooms for various Schools Engagement Program events; liaising with volunteers about availability to attend Urban Camps and day programs; occasionally travel outside of the Brotherhood head office to purchase office supplies or activity materials as required; ensure personal and sensitive information is managed in accordance with Privacy legislation.

To meet the selection criteria, candidate will require:
*a fun and positive attitude
* good office administration skills
* intermediate computer skills, using MS Office applications, specifically MS Word and Excel
* experience in record management desired but not essential
* great communication skills
* ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
* great organisational skills
* ability to take initiative but also work as part of a team
* understanding of and empathy with the values and ideals of the Brotherhood
* willingness to undergo a satisfactory Police Check and Working with Children Check.

If this position interests you, we would love to hear from you!

To learn more, view the Administration Assistant Position Description or phone Volunteer Services on (03) 9483 1390.

Email us your written application to volunteer@bsl.org.au along with the filled Screening Questionnaire. Please note that applicants who do not fill out the screening questionnaire will not be shortlisted for interview.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Brotherhood of St Laurence
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Kruti Mehta

Phone : 0394831390

Email : volunteer@bsl.org.au


Please quote in application: Administration Assistant – Urban Camp via Pro Bono Australia.


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