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Program Coordinator, Community Justice

Australian Red Cross
  • Full time max term to 30 June 2022 due to funding
  • Save a Mate, Food Redi, Driver Mentor Programs
  • Work for the world's largest humanitarian movement

About Red Cross

Australian Red Cross is part of the largest humanitarian movement in the world seeking to build a better society based on people helping people.  

About the role

As the Program Coordinator, you will be responsible for coordinating a range of support programs for people at risk of or having had contact with the Criminal Justice System and supports the management and development of Justice and Justice Reinvestment volunteers.

You will contribute to design of new initiatives and programs along with the continuous improvement of existing program that meet the needs of community, using a co-design approach through all stages of program implementation, including strong monitoring and evaluation elements.

As a member of the SA Community Justice Team, you will be responsible for delivering and coordinating programs to increase the health, wellbeing and social connectedness of individuals in contact with the justice system, through a range of activities delivered in custodial and community settings.

What you’ll bring:

  • Ability to drive and promote program growth within a clear project management lifecycle
  • Highly developed presentation, facilitation, oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of the South Australian justice, corrections and community services sectors
  • Ability to advocate for individual and overarching supports and system reform for those affected by the Justice system
  • Well-developed analytical, problem solving and decision making abilities
  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills with a demonstrated ability to prioritise a demanding workload
  • Skills in report writing and experience working within monitoring and evaluation principles
  • Ability to deliver innovative co-designed service and strategic initiatives
  • Sound computer skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office, spreadsheet and database use
  • Highly developed communication, conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and build positive relationships with a diverse range of people, including program participants, volunteers, staff and government departments
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community development principles and practices
  • Current SA Driver licence and Working with Children check is a mandatory requirement for this role

Why work for 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.

Further information

For further information please see the position description below. For additional enquiries please contact Kate Holland on 0466 539 488.

Position Description:  Download File Community Justice Program Coordinator - Save a Mate Food Redi Driver M.pdf

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