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Homework Club Project Worker

Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre

Background

Creeds Living and Learning Centre is a neighbourhood house in the culturally diverse growth area of Epping North. Our objectives are to provide opportunities for lifelong learning; to foster environmental stewardship and practices and to enhance community connection and social inclusion.

Creeds Farm Homework Club has operated since 2015 and provided after school educational assistance to primary and secondary students. Our Homework Club runs one afternoon per week during school terms and is staffed by a Coordinator with the assistance of volunteer tutors.

The Creeds Farm Homework Club aims to develop young people’s confidence, helping them participate, both socially and academically in school in meaningful ways. The engagement of parents/families is a key element of our program. The Homework Club is particularly aimed at refugee and recent arrival students and students who are economically or socially disadvantaged.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and facilitate Homework Club – weekly 2 hour sessions during school terms
  • Manage our volunteer tutor team
  • Manage record keeping
  • Provide regular reports on Homework Club to the Manager

Selection Criteria

Note: Applications not addressing the selection criteria will not be considered.

  • Previous success in a similar role.
  • Previous success in volunteer engagement and volunteer management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of primary and secondary education systems in Victoria.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain positive working relationships with children attending homework Club, their families and schools, other Creeds Farm staff, volunteers and visitors to our centre. Previous success in working with diverse individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Victorian Child Safe Standards.

Qualifications and Experience

Qualifications in primary or secondary education and/or Youth Work with an educational focus, will be well regarded.

Hours

3.30-6.30pm on Wednesdays during school terms from 15/04/2020 to 10/09/2021.

Salary

$35 per hour plus super.

Organisational relationships

The position reports to the Manager and works under general direction.

The position supervises volunteers.

Key Dates

Applications close 11pm, 12/03/2020.

Position commences 15/04/2020.

The position ends 10/09/2021.

A Position Description is attached.

How to apply

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