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Project Coordinator, Community Hubs

The Smith Family
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  • Brimbank (Sunshine), VIC
  • Part Time Max Term until December 2022

The Smith Family is a national, independent children’s charity helping disadvantaged Australians to get the most out of their education, so they can create better futures for themselves. We are now seeking a Project Coordinator, Community Hubs to join our growing team. Reporting to the Project Manager, Communities for Children, Brimbank & Community Hubs - Victoria, you will be Working with a place based project supporting migrant families and their children to connect with school and community and working with schools involved in the National Community Hubs Australia Programs, contributing to The Smith Family’s vision.

A day in the life of our Project Coordinator, Community Hubs might look like this, but every day can be different. Primarily, you will be responsible for:

  • Operational and practice support for Hub Support Coordinators
  • Support the Hub Support Coordinators in developing effective and positive relationships
  • Preparation of administrative and reporting requirements for the project
  • Collaboratively contribute to the development of Quality Frameworks and evidence based practice
  • Working across regions with regular travel from Brimbank to Dandenong

It takes a special kind of person to be our Project Coordinator, Community Hubs. Our successful candidate will bring the following:

  • Tertiary qualification in Education, Health, Early Childhood, Human Services or related discipline
  • Experience or interest in working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities desirable
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting teams in a strengths based mentoring and coaching approach
  • Knowledge and experience in supporting the delivery of place based and outcomes driven programs/practice
  • Full current Victoria Driver Licence or ability to get one before role commencement.

Living up to our employment promise, our team members tell us that working for The Smith Family they have great job flexibility and the ability to work alongside committed, passionate and professional team members whilst engaging in challenging, fulfilling and diverse work. In turn, our team members believe that they offer commitment to our vision, mission and values and effective collaboration with fellow team members to deliver strong performance outcomes.

If you are passionate about what you do, committed to make a difference and this sounds like your next role, please click apply, we’d love to hear from you. You may view the position description attached. For any other information, please contact Jane Chia, Project Manager, Communities for Children at Jane.Chia@thesmithfamily.com.au, using the subject line: Project Coordinator, Community Hubs enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must be prepared to undertake a National Police Check and a Working with Children’s Check. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to principles of cultural diversity. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

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