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Community Educator

Anglicare WA

Working on the front-line, you’ll make a direct impact to the lives of families and communities across the state. This role isn’t for just anyone. It requires hard work, resilience, a creative approach and commitment to best practice in your field. Every person, every family and every community is different and we need people who are proactive and flexible to adapt to these changing environments.

In return for your effort and dedication, we provide the support of an inclusive and welcoming community which encourages professional development and the opportunity to grow and develop in an exciting leadership role.

About us

Anglicare WA is a highly regarded not for profit organisation, delivering a diverse range of community services throughout Western Australia. With over 600 staff and 200 volunteers, we are passionate about having a real and sustainable impact in the Western Australian community and to do this we need talented and engaged people who share our drive to achieve positive outcomes.

About the role

As a Community Educator you will deliver educational content to schools, parishes and community groups on critical social issues. You will help upskill younger generations to be empowered & engaged citizens on critical social issues. Topics will include:

  • Healthy relationships and preventing violence
  • Mental health
  • Poverty, inequality and homelessness

This is an extension of the exciting pilot program at Anglicare WA held this year, with a focus on presenting to students from years 5 – 12.

We are looking for multiple Community Educators to facilitate across the Perth Metro and Busselton area.

This is a casual role, the dates and times vary by school. You do not need to be available for all locations or all dates. Hours are likely to be 5-20 hours a month.

About You

You are a passionate and talented individual who is driven to deliver a quality service for our clients and to develop and inspire your team.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in relevant field, or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of the role of community education in contributing to prevention and early intervention.
  • Demonstrated experience delivering content on critical social issues, preferably housing and homelessness, poverty and inequality, mental health and/or family and domestic violence.
  • Experience delivering content using multiple formats to communicate with children, young people and adults.
  • Knowledge of pedagogical tools to increase understanding, empathy and inspire action among audiences.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within an organisation
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills

The successful candidate must possess a current National Police Clearance valid within one year, a WA Drivers Licence and a WA Working with Children Check.

About our values

While your qualifications and experience tell us part of your story, your values and attitude speak louder still. At Anglicare WA we are all about people, placing people at the heart of our work. We are focused on strengths, believing in and amplifying the strength of people and communities. We are fiercely inclusive, making sure everyone can belong. As trusted partners we are curious and creative, always looking for new ways to do better. We are courageous and gutsy, tackling difficult issues, even when it’s hard. Do these values resonate with you?

Benefits

  • $45.78 per hour (inclusive of a 25% causal loading) + 9.5% superannuation
  • Flexible, family friendly working conditions

For further information please contact Shae Garwood, Manager, Research, Advocacy & Prevention, on 0434 471 228.

Anglicare WA promotes a working environment that values diversity and inclusion and we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQI+ and people living with a disability. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

Unsolicited referrals from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

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