- Job posted on: 7th Feb 2019
- Applications close:
Are you a highly motivated professional who wants to help people harness their full potential?
Do you want to make a genuine and lasting difference to people facing barriers into employment?
If the answer is yes, this is a fantastic opportunity to work for SANDBAG, an independent not-for-profit organisation based in Sandgate.
The Sandgate and Bracken Ridge Action Group Incorporated, known as SANDBAG Inc. is a community based organisation that has been working within the Brisbane North Community for the past 25 years.
We aim to create community connections that strengthen and support individuals, families and communities and engage with people experiencing adversity due to poverty, homelessness, mental illness, domestic violence, disability, and discrimination due to age, gender or sexual orientation. SANDBAG works to break down barriers that exclude people from housing, healthcare, employment, meaningful connections, and to give people a voice. We assist and support individuals to access a safe space, resolve crisis, break social isolation, access health and community services, and build community.
Working developmentally, our values strongly drive not only what we do but how we do it. Actively living these values underpins the approach of all those who work for or are connected with the organisation.
We are seeking a dedicated and proactive Skills and Employment Coordinator to lead our Skills and Employment team. This is a hands on role, working collaboratively within the team and the broader organisation, you will facilitate a range of job readiness and employment activities including group work, training and individual support to a diverse range of job seekers. You will also manage the day to day administration of the program and the coordination of program staff.