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Recovery Officer - Maryborough

Australian Red Cross
  • Maryborough Location
  • Full Time position
  • Max term 2 year position

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

As the Recovery Officer you will be embedded in the local government area to identify and collaborate with local stakeholders, networks, and key vulnerable groups. You will have strong background in implementing sustainable and effective community disaster recovery and preparedness initiatives that aim to increase community capacity to support a strong, positive recovery and to better prepare for future disaster events. This role requires you to be a motivated and proactive person who has community engagement experience, excellent networking, and time management skills and excellent facilitation and training skills.

What you will bring

  • Highly developed understanding and experience in community development and/or emergency management
  • Demonstrated experience in program management, including design, analysis and implementation of projects within a multi site environment
  • Sound understanding of community development and community engagement strategies
  • Excellent public speaking, facilitation, training and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with and influence internal and external stakeholders at various levels
  • A current Working with Children’s Check and Drivers License are mandatory

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 Antoine Chandonnet on 0408 452 863 for a confidential discussion.

A position description is attached.

To submit your application, click Apply Now.

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

Please apply as soon as possible as we will be reviewing applications as they come in and may close the advertisement earlier

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