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SAM Coordinator - Festivals and Events

Employer: Australian Red Cross
Work Type/s: Contract, Part Time
Classification/s: Alcohol & Other Drugs, Project Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 09 August, 2019.
Applications close: 23 August, 2019. (Expired)

  • Maximum term position until 30 June 2020
  • Part time - 30.4 hours per week
  • Based in Sydney, NSW

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

The SAM Coordinator – Festivals and Events will be responsible for the recruitment and training of SAM festival and event volunteers (SAM crew) and the administrative and operational delivery of the SAM festivals and events program in consultation with relevant Managers and stakeholders.

This role will be responsible for supporting the ongoing development of income generation opportunities through fee for service and funding partnerships through SAM Harm Minimisation training workshops, festivals and events.

The SAM Coordinator will directly manage the Project Officer – Festivals and Events.

Requires the ability to travel to metro locations and work flexible hours to engage volunteers and attend festivals and events which may include evenings, weekends and public holidays.

This position requires a valid Australian drivers licence and current Working with Children Check.

 What you will bring

  • Experience working with and an understanding of issues affecting young people especially alcohol and other drug misuse
  • Excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills, including experience working with people from a wide range of backgrounds and ability to work effectively in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
  • Event and volunteer coordination experience and demonstrated ability to coordinate SAM chill out spaces at all festivals and events
  • Ability to recruit, train, support, coordinate and retain volunteers in line with relevant policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver training and presentations

The 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.

Further information

For further information about this role, please refer to the position description attached below or contact James Lawther on 0426 903 350.

Position description: Download File Position Description - SAM Coordinator - Festivals and Events 111018.pdf

How to apply for this job

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