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People & Culture Advisor - Volunteers (Paid Position)

Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria

The organisation

When people talk about the Flying Doctor, thoughts generally turn to red-bellied planes undertaking rescue missions in the Outback. However, the current Victorian story is one that reflects today's challenges for people living in remote and rural communities across the state. While we do still transport people by air and by road, this work is complemented by a range of primary health services that address the most common issues people living in country Victoria face when accessing health care.

Our services:

  • Help overcome the burden of distance.
  • Enable people to receive care in their own community.
  • Help people take control of their own health.
  • Help overcome isolation.

The business unit

RFDS Victoria's People & Culture Team is about putting people first and supporting our team to grow, succeed and contribute to better health and wellbeing outcomes in the community. They champion RFDS Victoria's positive workplace culture and are committed to maintaining a safe, inclusive and equitable workplace for all.

The role

The People & Culture Advisor - Volunteers provides support for RFDSV's volunteer programs to build organisation capacity and capability in the effective management of volunteers, ensuring the management of volunteers is in line with RFDSV's strategic objectives and legislative requirements, ensuring high quality volunteer placements are provided.

Tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Implementing the RFDS Volunteer Framework.
  • Attraction, recruitment, selection and retention of RFDSV Volunteers.
  • Developing induction and training programs to ensure volunteers have the opportunity for development and are aware of their role.
  • Maintaining volunteer information, tools, resources and an information kit.
  • Developing and implementing a volunteer recognition program.
  • Implementing an annual volunteer event as part of National Volunteer Week.
  • Monitoring and reporting on volunteer records to ensure required licences and compliance checks are maintained.

Qualifications, knowledge and skills required

  • Qualifications in Coordination of Volunteer Programs or HR Management.
  • Demonstrated experience in human resources or volunteer management.
  • Thorough understanding of the National Standards for Volunteer involvement.
  • Knowledge of Industrial Relations, recruitment processes, human resources and OHS.
  • Implement of information technology systems - Better Impact highly advantageous.

This position will require travel across RFDS sites and a full Victoria Drivers License is required.

Mandatory requirements:

In line with RFDS Victoria's mandatory policies, all employees are required to undergo a National Police Clearance, hold a Working with Children Check and have 3 * Covid vaccinations and annual influenza vaccination.

Applications will be reviewed as received and RFDS hold the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

The Royal Flying Doctor Service, Victoria, is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from individuals of underrepresented backgrounds to apply, including but not limited to, those from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, culturally and linguistically diverse and LGBTQI communities. Please note all applicants require the right to work in Australia.

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