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​Project Coordinator - SA COVID Response

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand

Our three-year strategy outlines the world we want to see and our role advancing in it. It also speaks to the positive impact we will deliver to support women, girls and families to be safe, secure, strong and connected. We are committed to tackling the issues of our time which adversely affect them. We work to advance equity and social justice and support our communities to thrive.

We seek to increase economic participation and wellbeing, to build resilience, improve safety and bring about system change. We offer microfinance programs and products, financial counselling and coaching, family violence support, parenting programs and playgroups, education programs and community houses. These services are complemented by research and advocacy to address the underlying structural causes of injustice, exclusion, and inequality.

About the role

  • Use your skills to make a real impact to the SA community
  • $88k per annum + super, salary packaging increases take home pay
  • Fixed Term, Full time (until 30 June 2021)

Reporting to the Relationship Manager SA/NT, the Project Coordinator will lead and oversee our newly established SA COVID Response Project. The project’s objective is to provide support to newly vulnerable individuals, sole traders and small businesses. The small project team will have a far reach (metro and regional/rural) and requires a skilled project coordinator seeking a challenging role.

About you:

  • Experienced and qualified Project Coordinator/Manager
  • Able to work with limited direction and supervision
  • You are well connected or have an understanding of the challenges facing regional South Australians
  • Can quickly build relationships with key stakeholders and community members
  • Energised and passionate about supporting local communities build financial resilience post COVID
  • Experience working with a range of internal and external stakeholders, including local media and community networks/organisations, and the ability to build and maintain strong collaborative relationships
  • Understanding of social justice and community capability building concepts
  • Experience in a client-centred approach to service delivery at all times
  • Alignment with Good Shepherd’s mission and values
  • A satisfactory Police Check
  • A current Working with Children’s Check (WWCC).

Why Good Shepherd?

At Good Shepherd, each member of our team is valued, we strive to support people to grow both personally and professionally. We offer generous conditions and flexible working hours to support employees to balance their personal and work life.

Benefits include:

  • Salary packaging (which can add up to $15,900 in tax-free pay per year)
  • Paid study leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Gifted leave at Christmas and Easter
  • Additional purchased annual leave
  • Flexible work hours/working from home where possible
  • Long service leave due after 10 years, with access after seven
  • Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service

To find out more about the role and to review the position description please explore our website: www.goodshep.org.au.

We recognise the rich diversity of people across Australia. We are committed to ensuring that our team is reflective of the diverse community we serve and to supporting a culture of equity, inclusion and diversity.

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory referee checks, a current employment working with Children Check, National Criminal History check and proof of the right to work in Australia.

Please apply as soon as possible, applications are considered as they are received. In line with various State Government's COVID-19 health and safety requirements, Good Shepherd’s assessment and induction processes may be facilitated remotely using various online tools. The People and Culture Team in collaboration with hiring managers will work with you to find the most appropriate method to ensure your safety and wellbeing and that of our employees. We recognise the rich diversity of people across Australia. We are committed to ensuring that our team is reflective of the diverse community we serve and to supporting a culture of equity, inclusion and diversity.

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory referee checks, a current employment working with Children Check, National Criminal History check and proof of the right to work in Australia.

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