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Community Partnerships Specialist

Communicare & White Ribbon Australia

The Role:

We are currently seeking a Community Partnerships Specialist to join the Communities for Children (CfC) team. As a Community Partnerships Specialist you will support Community Partners to deliver initiatives and projects that improve social outcomes for children and families within the community. The role maintains strong links with the community to promote capacity building and provides input to the strategic direction and planning for the Communities for Children (CfC) Program.

This position will be offered on a permanent full-time basis working 76 hours per fortnight.

Who Are We?

Since opening our doors in 1977, our passion for delivering high quality, people-focused support services has continued to flourish. In May 2020, we became the new custodian of White Ribbon Australia, establishing a national footprint for the organisation.

We remain committed to growing a workforce that celebrates diversity and seeks to inspire and empower the people we serve.

While we’ve changed a lot over the past 45 years, our values – Hope, Opportunity, Perseverance and Equality – remain at the very heart of everything we do.

This is your chance to join an organisation with an exceptional team culture, driven by a commitment to diversity, respect and fairness.

Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary qualification in Community Development; Social Work; Psychology; Social Science, Business or similar field.
  • Relevant experience in a similar role, including working with children, families and community.
  • Demonstrated experience in research, development and community consultation.
  • Intermediate computer, numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Intermediate organisational skills with the ability to prioritise competing tasks.
  • Intermediate research and analysis skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of the social, emotional and cognitive development of children, including protective and risk factors.
  • Knowledge and understanding social and intergenerational disadvantaged.
  • Knowledge of Asset-based community development.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders including government and community services sector representatives.
  • Satisfactory Police clearance (not older than 6 months from the issue date).
  • Unrestricted drivers’ licence.
  • Working With Children Check.

What we can offer you

  • Generous NFP salary packaging opportunities (option to package up to $15,900 for general living expenses and an additional $2,650 for entertainment benefits per annum)
  • Extra Leave - 5 days of extra paid leave per annum (pro rata for part time)
  • Paid parental leave policy
  • Family Domestic Violence and Abuse (FDVA) leave, financial assistance and structured support for any employees who have experienced FDVA incidents
  • Discounted Health Insurance with HBF
  • Free, confidential counselling services through our Employee Assistance Program
  • Annual Flu Vaccination Program

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and a cover letter that addresses our Selection Criteria. Applications close 8th March 2024.

White Ribbon Workplaces are centres of respect and proactivity in relation to the safety of women in the workplace and the community.

Communicare encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQI+ and people living with disabilities.

Short listing will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position without notice. Unsolicited resumes and contact from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

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