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Project Officer - Ethnic People with Disability Program

Ethnic Community Services Co-operative

The Ethnic Community Services Cooperative (ECSC) (www.ecsc.org.au), an EEO employer seeks application for a Project Officer – Ethnic People with Disability Program (EPDP) to work in partnership with people with disability, their families and carers from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds, and service providers to further social inclusion and increase options for people with disability from CALD backgrounds to participate in the community.

This is a part-time (22.5 hours per week) position until 30 June 2021, with the possibility of an extension subject to funding.  


  • Relevant tertiary qualification/s - social science, health or related discipline and/or demonstrated experience of disability and community sector work
  • Strong understanding of the Australian disability sector including the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), and Disability Advocacy Services
  • Knowledge and experience of effective community outreach and engagement
  • Experience in working with people with disability and their carers from CALD backgrounds
  • Ability to facilitate and/or organise meetings, training and information sessions
  • Experience in community development, advocacy, networking and stakeholder engagement
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the principles of Multiculturalism, Access and Equity, and human rights
  • Demonstrated commitment to person-centred practice, social inclusion and community engagement principles
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision and as part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective computer literacy including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Current driver’s license 


  • A second language
  • Access to a car


The position will be paid under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award at Level 4 Pay Point 1 plus employer superannuation contributions of 9.5%. Salary packaging is available.

For more information, please contact Shikha or Bharat on 02 9569 1288 or email: admin@ecsc.org.au using the subject line: Project Officer – Ethnic People with Disability Program enquiry via EthicalJobs.

To request for Position Description, please contact Abella on 02 9569 1288 or email: admin@ecsc.org.au

To apply, please click Apply Now to review the application instructions and submit your application. Written applications must address the selection criteria and include a resume and contact details of 2 referees.

Employees for the positions will need to undergo a Working with Children Check and National Criminal History Record Check prior to commencement. ECSC welcomes applications from people with a disability and people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

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