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Youth Resilience Project Officer


Employer: Australian Red Cross
Work Type/s: Contract, Part Time
Classification/s: Family Services, Project Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Adelaide

Job posted on: 20 March, 2019.
Applications close: 02 April, 2019. (Expired)

  • Part time position 30 hours per week
  • Maximum term role
  • Based in Adelaide, SA

Who are we

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region.

About the role

This position will be responsible for supporting Red Cross’ strategic priority of building individual and community resilience to emergency events and disasters.

The role will take a lead in delivering youth participation projects aimed at understanding young people's perspectives on emergency resilience and recovery and co-designing pathways for young people to participate in emergency management planning, decisions and activities.

What you will bring:

  • Proven highly developed project management and time management skills.
  • Youth engagement experience, including a highly developed capacity to work with diverse individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to design, develop and facilitate co-design and consultation workshops and resources.
  • High level liaison and relationship building skills to establish and maintain networks and facilitate cooperation.
  • Sound strengths-based community development skills.
  • Proven, highly developed ability to adapt to evolving work environments whilst maintaining a flexible and professional work ethic and approach.
  • Knowledge of emergency management principles, psychosocial preparedness, response and recovery (desirable).

Benefits

Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work that you do will help improve outcomes for vulnerable people. Red Cross offers generous salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements.

Position Description: Download File Position Description - Youth Resilience Project Officer - Feb 2019.pdf

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.