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Events and Administration Coordinator - SAAEH

Ruah Community Services

Our mission is open hearts and bold strides

We have an exciting new position as an Events and Administration Coordinator - South Australian Alliance to End Homeless (SAAEH), based in Adelaide. Ruah, based in WA, in partnership with The Australian Alliance to End Homelessness (AAEH) has a joint venture to support chronic homelessness in Adelaide. This is a 12 month fixed term position, working 38 hours per week based in the Adelaide Metro area.

The Australian Alliance to End Homelessness (AAEH) is an independent champion for preventing and ending homelessness in Australia and is taking on the backbone support functions for the Adelaide Zero Project (AZP) and a new South Australian Alliance to End Homelessness (SAAEH).

The AZP is a collective impact initiative seeking to end rough sleeping homelessness in the inner City of Adelaide. The South Australian Alliance to End Homelessness is a community of practice that will support the adoption of the Advance to Zero homelessness methodology though the AZP and other initiatives in South Australia.

The role will help support these exciting initiatives as part of a small team, but large multi sector collaboration. Key responsibilities of this position include supporting the implementation of a wide variety of administrative tasks, planning, staging of events as well as assisting with other actions as required including drafting papers, plans, newsletters, correspondence, budgets, minutes, etc.


Level 4 of the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award - $74,417 (plus 10% Super) per annum depending on experience.

We are looking for

A highly motivated and energetic individual who is looking to work in a values based, collaborative and dynamic environment. The person should be confident in their ability to prioritise their workload and to manage a number of activities at the same time - in a small organisation.

Knowledge & Experience Criteria

  • An interest in ending homelessness and an understanding of working collaboratively.
  • Relevant qualifications in a related discipline at degree, diploma, or certificate level/less formal qualification with work experience in coordinating events in a busy, results driven and continuously improving environment, including budgeting processes and financial reporting.
  • Experience in Xero Accounting Software and business development.
  • Demonstrated competency in the use of various software, applications, and databases – including Microsoft Office, Google Suite as well as various stakeholder and project management software.
  • Advanced verbal communication and organisational skills to use initiative with demonstrated coordinate concurrent activities and manage competing demands, meeting timeframes and timely reporting.


  • Degree qualification and/or relevant experience.

More Information

To learn more about this unique position, you can download a copy of the Position Description at www.ruah.org.au/about-ruah/careers/

If you have any initial queries regarding this position please contact the Ruah People & Culture team via email: hr@ruah.org.au using the subject line: Events and Administration Coordinator - SAAEH enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Ruah and the AAEH reserve the right to close or extend the application period.

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