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Senior Community Development Officer

Alcohol and Drug Foundation
  • Flexible Working Arrangements for work/life balance
  • Perth location, full time, 12 month fixed term parental leave cover
  • Base salary $61,425 - $76,420 per annum plus super

About us

Our purpose is to prevent and minimise harm from alcohol and other drugs across Australia. We are a leading national evidence based organisation committed to guiding and strengthening community led action offering drug and alcohol expertise and resources as well as programs that reach millions of people in local communities through sporting clubs, community groups, health organisations and schools. We know that strong communities are the best way to prevent future harms.

About the role

The Senior Community Development Officer is responsible for the delivery of ADF programs and projects to local communities to develop and strengthen their capacity to reduce the impact of alcohol and other drug related harm.

A typical day could require you to lead and drive community stakeholders to implement local prevention initiatives, contribute to team meetings and internal working groups, navigate different scenarios with complex stakeholders to help develop valuable solutions We work in a culture and environment of teamwork, collaboration and achievement.

Visit our careers page for a copy of the Position Description and www.adf.org.au/careers

About you

To succeed you will be:

  • Great at managing relationships
  • An excellent communicator, quick thinking and solutions focused
  • Eager to work with diverse groups of people
  • Patient and able to work through challenges
  • Able to demonstrate your writing skills
  • Tech-savvy and have CRM experience
  • Confident with delivering presentations and leading others

Working with us

To ensure our people feel valued, inspired and respected we provide a range of benefits and practices including:

  • NFP salary packaging benefits reducing taxable income and offering shopping discounts (Maxxia)
  • Providing comprehensive onboarding, induction, and professional development opportunities
  • Embracing and celebrating Reconciliation, Diversity & Inclusion initiatives
  • Providing a flexible workplace including ability to purchase additional annual leave, generous personal/carers leave entitlements (15 days p.a.pro rata for part time)
  • Gifting 2 leave days at Christmas (pro-rata for part time)
  • Providing 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Offering Health and Wellbeing initiatives including our EAP incorporating a wellbeing coaching model as well as traditional counselling sessions.

The ADF encourages cultural diversity and our programs are reflective of our community partners, stakeholders and community at large.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted by our careers page. Include a resume and a cover letter addressing the Capability Profile section of the position description.

Please note, applications without a cover letter addressing the above requirements may not be considered.

For enquiries, please contact People & Culture peopleandculture@adf.org.au using the subject line: Senior Community Development Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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