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Regional Coordinator, MATES Program

Australian Red Cross
  • Permanent
  • Part time (22.8 hours per week)
  • Hobart

About us

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

The MATES program assists people with mental health conditions who are experiencing social isolation to expand their networks and engagement with the community. This position is responsible for the administration, delivery, development and evaluation of the program in Southern Tasmania. In this role you will receive and assess referrals, attract, recruit, and train volunteers and match volunteers with referred clients to increase their social connectedness within the region, supporting the state-wide program.

What you will bring

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications, and/or significant experience in the delivery of human services
  • Understanding of issues impacting on people experiencing mental health issues
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, train, match and support volunteers
  • Proven highly developed organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent records management and general office administration including proficiency in MS Office or similar software
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills including with people from a wide range of backgrounds and particularly those experiencing mental health issues
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of team
  • Current Drivers Licence

The benefits

Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work contributes to improving outcomes for vulnerable people. Red Cross offers generous salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements.

Further Information

For further information about this role, please refer to the position description below or contact Jacob Smith on 03 6235 6071.

Position Description

Download File Position Description - Regional Coordinator.pdf

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