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Recovery and Resilience Officer - Lithgow / Katoomba

Australian Red Cross
  • Maximum term position until 30 June 2024
  • Full time hours
  • Lithgow / Katoomba, NSW locations

About Us

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian movement. We support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. We act for humanity.

About the role

The role of the Recovery and Resilience Officer will have a strong focus on community engagement, implementing sustainable and effective community disaster preparedness and recovery initiatives aimed to increase community capacity to support a strong, positive recovery and to better prepare for future disaster events.

Working within a framework of community development, the role is to work to build local partnerships, facilitate external linkages between emergency services agencies and the community and to support the delivery of programs and projects that support community-led resilience and recovery.

What you will bring

  • Demonstrated experience in Community engagement and or emergency services
  • Experience working with volunteers and community members
  • Strong understanding of adult education, learning, or training
  • Ability to liaise with key stakeholders including local Government, emergency services agencies, Community Service providers, and community groups in the delivery of recovery and preparedness initiatives
  • Experience supporting communities before, during, or after a disaster

A working with Children Check and Drivers License are mandatory requirements of this role.

Our Covid-19 safe practices

It’s vital you review our Red Cross COVID-19 and pre-employment requirements here prior to applying.

Why work with us?

Work for purpose, know that the work you do enables Red Cross to support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability.

You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

Red Cross respects, values and encourages diversity. We believe that diversity in our people enriches our organisation as well as the impact we have.

Further information

To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the position description below.

For additional enquiries, please contact Mark McMullen on 0428 922 617 for a confidential discussion.

Position description: Download File Recovery and Resilience Officer.pdf

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

We are committed to protecting the rights of all people, particularly those who may be experiencing vulnerability. We want the people we work with to feel safe, be safe, and free from abuse of any kind. We are a child safe organisation. We have zero tolerance for child abuse. We value, respect and listen to children and are committed to supporting child safety and wellbeing in our work.

Thank you for considering a career at Red Cross. We also have great opportunities to volunteer. Click here to find out more.

Job Ref #: 521026

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