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IT Technician

Organisation : Empowered Together

Location : Melbourne

Time required : 3-5 hours per week

Duration of project : commitment for at least 1 year

Skill area : Administration & Office Support, Graphic & Web Design

Sector : Education & Training, Youth & Young People

Application closing date : 31 Oct, 2021

About the role

The IT Technician key responsibilities is to Improve the technology and information systems of the organisation by analysing the architecture, recommending actions, and helping to implement solutions.

The key duties are:
– Monitoring and maintaining business information systems (BIS) used by the business
– Helping maintain the website focusing on improving performance, UX and SEO
– Investigating methods to make it easier for teams to utilise technology to help solve their
business problems
– Providing general technical support across the organisation
– Setting up accounts for new users
– Recommending improvements to the technology and security position of the organisation

We are looking for someone who is:
Technical:
– Knowledge of (or ability to learn) WordPress content management system (CMS)
– Awareness/knowledge of programming languages – particularly front-end (HTML, CSS,
some JS). Back-end helps but not essential (WordPress is PHP-based)
– Knowledge of networks, databases and servers
– Knowledge of the general Google suite
– Ability to improve existing technologies used by the organisation

Non-Technical:
– Passionate about the fight against sexual violence
– Critical thinker
– Strong initiative and can-do attitude
– Strong communication skills

The successful applicant will be required to commit to 3-5 hours per week.

What you will get out of it:
This is a volunteer position with Empowered Together.
Joining our team puts you at the core of our mission and gives you a voice in the fight against sexual violence.

As an IT Specialist, you will have the opportunity to:
– Gain experience in managing the IT systems of an organisation.
– Develop skills in communication, analytics and problem-solving.
– Be a part of the mission of educating the community on consent and sexual assault.
– Work with a dedicated group of young individuals.

About the organisation

Organisation name : Empowered Together
Empowered Together is a not-for-profit organisation that works towards the peer led primary prevention of sexual violence. Our vision is a world where sexual integrity is respected, sexual violence is taken seriously and those who have experienced sexual violence receive the support they need to heal. We are youth run and seek to engage this generation to lead the change. Our two main operations include running workshops on consent and sexual assault in secondary schools and engaging the wider community through our online platforms. Our values are peer-led change, education as an enabler, positivity and optimism. Find out more about who we are, what we do and what we stand for at: Website: empoweredtogether.com.au Facebook: facebook.com/empoweredtogether LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/empowered-together Twitter: @empowerdtogethr Instagram: @empoweredtogethereducation
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply

Position Description : IT Specialist PD

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to our Chief Operating Officer, Ryan Ward at ryan@empoweredtogether.com.au


Please quote in application: IT Technician via Pro Bono Australia.


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