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Membership and Policy Coordinator

Australian Council of Social Service

The Organisation

The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) is the peak organisation for community and social services in Australia and a national voice for the needs of people affected by poverty and inequality.

ACOSS develops public policy, undertakes research, and promotes and communicates positions in the media, through direct advocacy and public campaigns. ACOSS is committed to ensuring people directly affected by poverty and inequality can participate fully in public policy development and debate and that the public narrative around poverty and inequality is informed and respectful.

Benefits and Culture

ACOSS is a supportive, inclusive and highly rewarding working environment that provides staff with a strong sense of achievement and recognition for the important work it does.

ACOSS offers above Award pay and entitlements; Above Award sick, carers and family leave, generous paid parental leave available to all new parents, Cultural and Religious leave, First Nations Leave, Languages and Cultural Competency Allowance, Gender Affirmation leave, 20 Days domestic violence leave and 3 days special leave between 25 December and 1 January.

DIVERSITY

We know our work is better and stronger when our team brings together people with diverse backgrounds, perspectives, abilities and lived experiences. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people of colour, people with disability, people who are LGBTIQ identifying and people with lived experience of poverty and inequality are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Role

Reporting to the Director of Development and Operations and working closely with the Director of Policy and Advocacy, the role is responsible for managing and implementing membership projects and processes, including facilitating the participation of members in ACOSS policy development, and managing ACOSS’s CRM system. The role also provides high level admin and support for ACOSS’s Policy and Advocacy work as well as providing general administrative support to the ACOSS office.

A position description is attached.

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