- Job posted on: 18th Feb 2021
- Applications close:
Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian charity that has been helping vulnerable Australians move towards independence for more than 160 years.
Every day we support people nationwide by combatting homelessness, assisting disadvantaged families and children, addressing mental health issues, fighting substance dependencies and much more. We are generously supported by our funders, partners and tens of thousands of everyday Australians, who make the work of our tireless volunteers and staff possible.
Mission Australia is committed to keeping children and young people safe with zero tolerance of harm or abuse, and expect all our employees and volunteers to reflect this commitment.
Mission Australia is searching for a Project Officer to work alongside the MA project working group, Program and Area managers to manage the scoping phase of the Community of Focus program for the Meekatharra and Maddington communities. As the Project officer, you will be accountable for the overall development of the project and reporting on progress and outcomes.
Communities of Focus is a key initiative in the Mission Australia 20-25 strategy. The Project Officer will be guided by a Mission Australia Project Working Group and will work in partnership with staff in Meekatharra and Maddington, the relevant community stakeholders and other key internal stakeholders to explore, design and develop options for implementation within the target communities, should the Community of Focus program be deemed viable. The Communities of Focus program is underpinned by a collective impact approach and as such it will be essential for the position to develop effective working relationships with a large number of key stakeholders
Your key responsibilities will be to:
Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications and referee checks, and have a clearance to work with children/vulnerable people.
A career with Mission Australia will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of compassion, integrity, respect, perseverance and celebration.
To ensure our employees feel valued, empowered and celebrated we provide a range of employee benefits including:
Mission Australia is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.
As such, if you require any adjustments to submit your application, we invite you to get in touch via email email@example.com using the subject line: Communities of Focus Project Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.
To be considered for this opportunity, please click ‘apply’ and send your cover letter and resume today.
For more information, feel free to view the Position Description via PD Strengthening Communities Project Officer_WA .pdf . For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.
Applications close midnight, Tuesday 23 February 2021. Please send through your application as soon as possible as shortlisting will commence before the closing date.