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Multilingual Health Resources Officer

Multicultural Centre for Women's Health

Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health (MCWH) is a national, community-based organisation which is led by and for women from migrant and refugee backgrounds. We advocate and educate to strengthen the health, wellbeing, safety, and leadership of migrant and refugee women in Australia.

MCWH works together with migrant and refugee women, community organisations, health practitioners, employers, communities, and governments to build and share knowledge, achieve equity, and improve health and wellbeing for migrant and refugee women.

The purpose of the Multilingual Health Resources Officer is to support the implementation of MCWH’s ‘Health in my Language: COVID-19 Vaccination Bilingual Health Education’ project, being funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health.

In line with the exceptions and exemptions outlined in the Equal Opportunity Act 2010, Section 28, MCWH actively seeks to employ women from immigrant and refugee backgrounds.

This role is a fixed-term, full-time role scheduled to end 15 December 2022.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop internal guidelines and protocols for ensuring the quality and accuracy of multilingual/translated COVID19 resources sourced for the project
  • Work with the Multilingual Library and Resource Coordinator to source the latest multilingual COVID19 resources to support project activities
  • Maintain a record and monitor the distribution of multilingual resources for the project
  • Assist in promoting MCWH’s multilingual library, information and resources
  • Conduct other duties consistent with the role and as negotiated with the National Program Manager.

Selection criteria


  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience 
  • Demonstrated understanding of health education resource development and/or management, including accessibility and appropriateness for target populations
  • Demonstrated organisational, research, and computer literacy skills working with a range of resource material
  • Experience implementing health education initiatives aligned with best practice guidelines
  • Demonstrated capacity to use initiative and creativity, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work independently as well as part of a team 
  • Commitment to, and understanding of, migrant and refugee women’s issues from an intersectional feminist perspective 
  • Full driver’s licence. 

Highly desirable  

  • Knowledge and/or experience in women’s health and/or health education 
  • Fluency in a language other than English and/or experience working with translations 

Special requirements

  • Some evening or weekend work may be required from time-to-time;
  • The candidate must be able to work from home and a hybrid working from home/office arrangement may be possible/necessary;
  • A satisfactory Police Check and Working with Children check may be required;
  • Up to date COVID-19 vaccination (unless a medical exemption applies).

Applications will close when the position is filled.

A position description is attached.

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