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Community Partnerships and Development Officer - Toowoomba


Employer: Australian Red Cross
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Business Development & Sales, Community Development, International Aid & Development
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional QLD

Job posted on: 09 January, 2019.
Applications close: 24 January, 2019.

  • Ongoing role
  • Full time (38 hours per week)
  • Based in Toowoomba, QLD

Who we are

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

The Community Partnerships & Development Officer will contribute to enabling place-based operational goals and work plans and provide direct service delivery support by adopting the Red Cross placed-based community development approach.

This approach aims to build capacity and resilience of community members; empower communities to take responsibility for their futures; share with other organisations to increase collaboration; and transform systems and structures to remove barriers. 

Additionally, the role will engage with communities to identify and support development of community-led responses to issues impacting on community members.

What you will bring

  • Experience and demonstrated skills in the design, implementation and evaluation of community based project work
  • Ability to work with communities to facilitate participation of people and communities in broader decision-making processes
  • Knowledge of and experience in working within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people and communities
  • Ability to exercise initiative, discretion and judgement in working both independently and as part of a team.

The benefits

Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work contributes to improving outcomes for vulnerable people. Red Cross offers generous salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements. 

Further Information

For further information about this role, please refer to the position description below or contact Isabel Stankiewicz on 0419 898 005.

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How to apply for this job

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