- Job posted on: 22nd Jan 2021
- Applications close:
Children are facing more and more challenges to their development. In Northern Victoria, Save the Children Australia provides critical support to vulnerable families.Working in our playgroup, you will provide professional support to families with complex needs. This is your chance to help children reach their potential and support vulnerable families and their local communities.
We're ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children's rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. We've been working with families and communities in Victoria as a trusted support for children for nearly 70 years. More information on our work in Victoria is available here.
In this casual position, you will play a critical role supporting our Play2Learn Educator and Family Support Worker to communicate effectively by providing interpreting during group sessions, one-on-one support, and community events. Working alongside our program staff, you will be supporting parents and children's participation in program activities. You will be based in Shepparton and report to the Team Leader, Children and Families.
You will make an impact by:
You're truly passionate about standing up for children and supporting culturally and linguistically diverse families. Your cultural knowledge will help you build strong connections with people from a variety of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. You have empathy, a 'can-do attitude' and most importantly, an infectious enthusiasm for your job.
This role requires:
It's the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same. In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:
We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on one of the buttons in the 'Apply' section.
Position Description - Bicultural Worker (Casual)
At Save the Children, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society - in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, cultures and beliefs - and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making Save the Children a great place to work.
Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.
Save the Children Australia supports the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. If you are successful in your application, we will request consent to access HR held information pertaining to your last 5 years of employment. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.