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Program Officer - Geelong / North Melbourne

Australian Red Cross
  • Part time position 22.8 hours per week
  • Maximum term role until June 2022
  • Flexible location Geelong/North Melbourne

Who are we

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region.

About the role

A key responsibility of this role is to ensure the volunteer convenors in the different geographical regions have the support, training and guidance needed to successfully manage their relevant service. Travel within Victoria to conduct volunteer meetings and training when required is essential to this role, and will sometimes include overnight stays.

As well as providing oversight of general departmental needs regarding transport and telephone support, the program officer is responsible for the continuous review of operational manuals and resources, training, policy and frameworks to ensure programs are operating according to relevant Red Cross guidelines, policies and funding requirements.

What you will bring:

  • Highly developed organisational, administrative and time management skills
  • Experience in training, engaging and supporting volunteers and a sound knowledge and understanding of best practice volunteer engagement
  • Understanding/knowledge of community development principles and practice in delivering community services
  • Demonstrated experience in working within a team and with limited supervision
  • Highly developed and demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills and passion in working with a team (staff and volunteers) form a range of different culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds


Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work that you do will help improve outcomes for vulnerable people. Red Cross offers generous salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements.

For further enquiries please see position description below or contact Jadie Hunter on 0439 638 197.

Position Description: Download File Program Officer - Patient Transport (VIC).pdf 

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