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Project Officer Community Development - Young Leaders of the West

IPC Health

We are One Team IPC Health, we are passionate, creative and we make a difference.

We deliver innovative high-quality services that are client centred, collaborative, coordinated and demonstrate value through measured impact. We are a not-for-profit community health service committed to working with the rapidly growing areas of Melbourne’s middle and outer West, where population will grow by 400,000 in the coming 15 years. By year 2035, we anticipate that the total population served will be approximately 1.2 million.

The Opportunity

Join our Wellbeing and Counselling Team as an integral part of the Young Leaders of the West initiative to deliver quality community engagement to contribute to the achievement of our objectives and strategic priorities. Support our Young Leaders by capacity building, event management, stakeholder engagement and evaluation.

The role will see you strengthen community partnerships as you collaborate with key stakeholders in community activities that help Young Leaders raise awareness of the risks associated with gambling harm.

  • 0.40 FTE Part-time Fixed Term Contract until 30 June 2023
  • Mobile phone and laptop
  • Some work from home flexibility

This position is classified as a Project Officer Community Development SL2P2 $30.02 per hour under the Community Health Centre (Stand Alone Services) Social and Community Service Employees Multi Enterprise Agreement 2017.

You will make a difference by

  • Practicing strong community engagement and health promotion principles to support Young Leaders of the West
  • Effectively plan, develop, coordinate, implement and evaluate Young Leaders of the West project to promote community engagement and capacity building
  • Providing local support for state-wide campaigns that promote help-seeking, encourage early intervention when gambling harm emerges and address the normalisation of gambling in the community
  • Provide event management and coordination to meet project and activity requirements

To succeed, you will need

  • Qualification in Community Development or related social sciences
  • Current Victorian driver’s licence
  • Current Working with Children check
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in project management, event management, community engagement and development
  • Demonstrated facilitation skills in motivating, empowering, and facilitating community groups

What next?

If you are passionate, creative and want to make a difference, we want to hear from you.

All you need to do is read the role’s Position Description and submit your resume, cover letter and a document outlining how you meet the key criteria in the position description, via the Apply Now button. 

We are committed to maintaining a barrier-free environment for all and welcome individuals of diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to, those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and the LGBTI communities to apply for our job opportunities.

If you require a reasonable workplace adjustment to support you during the interview process please email Careers@ipchealth.com.au with your request using the subject line: Project Officer Community Development - Young Leaders of the West enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Reasonable workplace adjustments are changes that are necessary and achievable to enable a person to efficiently perform their role to the best of their abilities. A reasonable workplace adjustment can be requested at any time in the recruitment process or as a part of employment with IPC Health.

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