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Community Facilitator

CREATE Foundation
  • We have an exciting opportunity in our Darwin office for a Community Facilitator to support the CREATE team to deliver programs and services to children and young people with a care experience. Permanent Part Time – 3 days per week.

    CREATE is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunities and we encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply for the position. People with out-of-home care experience are also strongly encouraged to apply.

    Primary Purpose of the Community Facilitator:

    This role will inspire connection, empowerment and change through fun and creative events and workshops, by providing leadership opportunities for children and young people who are members of clubCREATE or are Young Consultants, and by working to create positive change within the out-of-home care sector.

    Community Facilitators are responsible for improving the lives of children and young people with a care experience outlined in the organisations strategic plan goals.

    Community Facilitators are guided by the organisations Mission, to – Connect to Empower to Change. They do this through ensuring that CREATE’s systems for connecting children and young people to clubCREATE are maintained and new members recruited; and facilitating connection through activities and programs.

    Position Context and specific job requirements:

    CREATE Foundation is a systems advocate organisation. Engaging with children and young people and the community as a whole, is central to the role of the Community Facilitator. CREATE does not provide individual advocacy.

    Community Facilitators are change agents who facilitate the voices of children and young people through active participation and engagement. This enables the organisation to advocate to key decision makers effectively. The successful applicants will have Degree qualifications in Social Work, Human Services, Youth Work or relevant field.

    To succeed in the role you will have the demonstrated ability to:

    • Effectively engage and communicate with children and young people using a variety of approaches including telephone and social media
    • Actively contribute in a team environment
    • Show individual leadership and initiative
    • Be task oriented and display well developed time management skills
    • Effectively communicate one on one and deliver presentations to groups

    We believe CREATE is a fantastic place to work. You will enjoy a supportive team and you'll be surrounded by people who are motivated and truly passionate about the work we do.

    A full Position Description is attached below.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please submit your resume with a completed Selection Criteria (available in the attached position description) via email to hr@create.org.au, using the subject line: Community Facilitator application via EthicalJobs.

Please ensure you attach your completed selection criteria as applications will not be accepted without this section.

CREATE is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunities and we encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply for the position. People with out-of-home care experience are also strongly encouraged to apply.

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