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Community Engagement Coordinator - Geelong

Gateways Support Services
  • Gateways Support Services vision is to help provide support for children and adults with a disability and their families to maximise their quality of life.
  • Our staff are made up of mountain bike riders, comedians, skiers, surfers, video game superstars, movie buffs, musicians, cat people, dog people and more… At Gateways you’ll all have one thing in common, the passion to support people with a disability and make every day a better day.

The role:

We are seeking a Community Engagement Coordinator to join us and improve our community involvement through volunteer and student placement programs, community events, and fundraising initiatives. Reporting to the Events & Fundraising Manager, you will be an effective team player with the ability to build rapport with diverse members of the community. Key responsibilities will include assisting with sponsorship and grant proposals, assisting in planning and coordinating events and overseeing the recruitment, onboarding and rostering of our student placements and volunteers.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • A level of community engagement experience
  • Strong administration and organisation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and CRM software
  • Effective problem-solving and decision-making ability

Why work at Gateways?

  • Salary packaging
  • Great career prospects with a reputable organisation
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free flu vaccinations

To be eligible for this role, you will need to present:

  • NDIS Workers Screening Check Clearance
  • NDIS Workers Orientation Module (certificate of completion)
  • Working with Children Check (Victorian, Employee)
  • Victorian Driver's License

For further information and/or to request a position description, please email [email protected] using the subject line: Community Engagement Coordinator - Geelong enquiry via EthicalJobs.

How to apply?

Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button and submit a current resume and cover letter to complete your application.

Gateways is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all diverse backgrounds, including individuals that identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTQI+ and individuals with disabilities or culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Child safety is embedded in our culture. Gateways are proud to be a child safe organisation with zero tolerance for child abuse.

We're eager to welcome dynamic individuals to our team and want to ensure we don't miss out on great talent. To expedite our hiring process, we'll be assessing applicants as we receive their submissions. Therefore, we encourage all interested candidates to submit their applications without delay.

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