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Project Worker - Family Violence Prevention - Geelong


Cultura is the new organisation resulting from the merger of Geelong Ethnic Communities Council (trading as Diversitat) and Multicultural Aged Care Services Geelong (MACS).

Our Purpose: Provide innovative services to support, care for and celebrate culturally diverse individuals through their life journey

Our Vision: Empowering diverse individuals and communities to reach their full potential

Our Values: Inclusion Integrity Sustainability Kindness

MACS and Diversitat have been serving the Geelong community for more than 40 years with a focus on our multicultural communities. As the new entity, Cultura operates across various sites delivering a range of services including residential aged care, home care and aged support services, settlement, training and education, financial counselling and disability support. We also operate a range of social enterprises including The Pulse community radio and various community events including the popular Pako Festa.

The Role:

Cultura currently operates several family violence prevention initiatives and is seeking to recruit a Project Worker to lead its Room to Grow program.

Key aspects of the Project Worker role include coordinating the use of a Women’s Space for women experiencing or are at risk of Family Violence and developing or enhancing community networks and/or services that support the identified needs of these women.

About You:

  • Possess a comprehensive understanding of the dynamics and impact of family violence and a sound understanding of the evidence base around violence prevention;
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging with communities from a migrant, asylum seeker and refugee background;
  • Strong community engagement, empowerment and capacity building skills;
  • Demonstrated experience in co-designing and delivering creative programs with diverse communities;
  • Excellent relationship management and communication skills including the ability to develop and maintain strong collaborative partnerships with individuals and groups;
  • Demonstrated understanding of intersectionality and the capacity to apply an intersectional framework to gender equity and the prevention of violence against women.

next steps

Applications should include a cover letter that outlines why you believe you would be great for the position and a current resume. To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button.

Employment is subject to the satisfactory completion of a Police Record Check, NDIS Worker Screening Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check, Work Rights Check, Medical Check and providing evidence of sufficient COVID 19 vaccinations. Cultura will pay for the costs associated with Police Record Check, NDIS Worker Screening Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check and Medical Check.

We welcome applications from all diverse backgrounds including individuals that identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQ+, and individuals with disabilities or culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Casey O'Brien on 0417 565 501 or casey.obrien@diversitat.org.au, using the subject line: Project Worker - Family Violence Prevention - Geelong enquiry via EthicalJobs. 

A position description is attached.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview.

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