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Project Manager - Safer Communities



The Edmund Rice Centre WA has a proud history and an ongoing commitment to assisting people from refugee and migrant backgrounds, as well as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Established in 1998 to provide essential settlement services and community education activities in the northern suburbs of Perth, the Centre services have expanded widely throughout the metropolitan area with a particular emphasis on young people and youth leadership as a way of ensuring a positive future for all. The Edmund Rice Centre WA is recognised as one of Australia’s leading service providers by community groups, government and other agencies in the field.


The Safer Communities Project Manager is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the Safer Communities Project. This includes:

  1. Overall management duties for the project and staff supervision for project coordinators
  2. Coordinating the Common Goal Program at two locations.
  3. Assisting the Executive Leadership Team in such tasks as:
    1. Management of the youth office at Unit 9 Brewer Place Mirrabooka
    2. Assistance with sustainability planning and execution

The Project Manager oversees the delivery of the project, thus providing opportunities for:

  1. Greater access to and improved participation in sport, leadership and arts-based activities
  2. The development of leadership, coaching and management skills that can be applied in a range of sports
  3. Increased physical activity
  4. The building of positive and harmonious relationships with Australian-born youth and adults

Please refer to the position description for further information about the role.

How to apply

To apply for this position please submit the following to this email address reception@ercwa.org.au, using the subject line: Project Manager - Safer Communities application via EthicalJobs.

  • National Police clearance
  • Working with Children Check
  • A Degree, Diploma, Certificate or approved equivalent qualifications
  • Suitable qualifications Youth Work, Social Work, Community Services or other health related qualifications (i.e. Social Work, Youth Work, Family Studies, etc.) and/or relevant experience in the field
  • A current and comprehensive resume including 2 references.
  • A two-page cover letter outlining:
    • Why you are interested in the role
    • Relevant skills and experience in delivering community projects and working with diverse cultural groups, specifically youth from disadvantaged backgrounds.
    • How your work history and personal approach aligns with this role and ERCWA values.

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