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Organisation : Refugee Migrant Children Centre

Location : Melbourne

Time required : 2 days per week

Duration of project : 6 months

Sector : Community Development

Posted on : 13 Mar, 2018

About the Role

RMCC empowers refugee and migrant children and youth to create their own opportunities.

Our programs tackle the unique barriers faced by vulnerable refugee and migrant children & youth in order to stop the cycle of disadvantage they are experiencing. We have four empowerment focus areas: education, identity and belonging, life skills, and mental health and wellbeing. The RMCC journey started back in 2012 with a homework club and has evolved to us assisting over 600 kids across multiple programs, and by 2020 our goal is to reach over 2000 kids.

We require an executive assistant to support RMCC’s executive team. The assistant will assist in an array of tasks from data entry, research, correspondence, to liaising with other entities on the CEO and Program Manager’s behalf. This position would suit someone that is extremely driven, up for a challenge, organised and is flexible during most business days.

Core Duties:

This position involves but is not necessarily limited to:
• Assist in sourcing information and resources needed to run the organisation and its programs;
• Liaise with partnering organisations and government bodies;
• Assisting with the planning and running of occasional events and functions;
• Assist in volunteer management when required;
• Research;
• Data entry;
• Draft correspondence/ documents.
• General office operations, such as coordinating needed resources and ensuring the upkeep of RMCC HQ

Essential Selection Criteria:

• Passionate about the mission of RMCC and creating change for refugee & migrant kids;
• A good working knowledge of current refugee and asylum seeker issues;
• A strong and proven passion for volunteering and extra-curricular activities;
• Self-motivated and driven individual that can work both independently with limited guidance and in a team environment;
• A problem solver with attention to detail that thinks outside of the box
• Exceptional organisational, networking, communication and people skills;
• Must be exceptionally confident, well spoken and written;
• Proficient across the Microsoft Office suite, such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
• Current Working with Children Check;
• Flexible and able to volunteer 2 or more days a week.

Send cover letter and resume to volunteer@rmccaustralia.org.au

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Refugee Migrant Children Centre
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Email : volunteer@rmccaustralia.org.au

Please quote in application: Executive Assistant (volunteer) via Pro Bono Australia.


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