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Community Facilitator


Employer: CREATE Foundation
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Community Development, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Darwin

Job posted on: 10 January, 2019.
Applications close: 30 January, 2019. (Expired)

  • Permanent Part Time
  • 2 Days per week, 15.2 hours per week
  • Some events and programs run outside of usual business hours

Primary Purpose of the Community Facilitator

This role will inspire connection, empowerment and change through fun and creative events and workshops, by providing leadership opportunities for children and young people who are members of clubCREATE or are Young Consultants, and by working to create positive change within the out-of-home care sector.

Community Facilitators are responsible for improving the lives of children and young people with a care experience outlined in the organisation's strategic plan goals.

Community Facilitators are guided by the organisation's Mission, to – Connect to Empower to Change. They do this through ensuring that CREATE’s systems for connecting children and young people to clubCREATE are maintained and new members recruited; and facilitating connection through activities and programs. 

Position Context and specific job requirements:

CREATE Foundation is a systems advocate organisation. Engaging with children and young people and the community as a whole, is central to the role of the Community Facilitator. CREATE does not provide individual advocacy.

Community Facilitators are change agents who facilitate the voices of children and young people through active participation and engagement. This enables the organisation to advocate to key decision makers effectively. The successful applicants will have Degree qualifications in Social Work, Human Services, Youth Work or relevant field.

To succeed in the role you will have the demonstrated ability to:

  • Effectively engage and communicate with children and young people using a variety of approaches including telephone and social media
  • Actively contribute in a team environment
  • Show individual leadership and initiative
  • Be task oriented and display well developed time management skills
  • Effectively communicate one on one and deliver presentations to groups

We believe CREATE is a fantastic place to work. You will enjoy a supportive team and you'll be surrounded by people who are motivated and truly passionate about the work we do.

How to apply for this job

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