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Member and Community Engagement Coordinator

St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
  • Exciting opportunity to make a real difference in a supportive team environment!
  • Maximum Term Contract - Part-time 23 hours per week.
  • Community based role in the Chatswood area
  • SCHCADS Award, Level 4 - $36.62.
  • Generous salary packaging benefits

What we do

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services and has been assisting people experiencing disadvantage in NSW for more than 130 years. Our people reach out to the most vulnerable in our community through our Conferences, Special Works and Vinnies shops. The Society's mission is to shape a more just and compassionate society by offering a 'hands up' approach to people in need respecting their dignity, sharing our hope and encouraging them to take control of their own destiny.

Directorate overview

This position is in the Regional Operations team that is responsible for local implementation of conference engagement; member engagement; volunteer engagement; WE CARE process; regional leadership; community engagement; community needs analysis, and enabling functions coordination.

The Role

This is a key role and will effectively support the work of Conferences by working closely with the Regional Council and Conference Presidents within the region, implementing state-wide membership programs and initiatives. With a real aim to engage members, volunteers and other members of the local community in the implementation of the Society's social justice and advocacy initiatives.

Your role will involve:

  • Effectively supporting the work of Conferences by working closely with the Regional Director and the Central Council President, Regional Presidents and Conference Presidents.
  • Identifying, establishing, and maintaining relationships with key external stakeholders to ensure effective engagement.
  • Supporting local problem solving and cohesion between members and volunteers, area coordinators, business partners, service delivery staff, and enabling functions staff to support 'One Society'.
  • Promoting and participating in the implementation of the Society's social justice and advocacy initiatives, actively engaging with the local community and members as appropriate.
  • Implementing attraction, retention and engagement initiatives and programs for the Metropolitan region aligned with the state wide membership engagement strategy.
  • Undertaking community needs analysis to ensure a deep understanding of the current and future needs of the people we serve.

This role will report to the Manager, Member and Community Engagement Please click here for a copy of the Position Description.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification/s in human resources, human services or related area.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing engagement strategies for member-based organisations.
  • Sound stakeholder management and conflict resolution skills, with a proven ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to review and analyse data and analytics to enable effective reporting on membership programs.
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills across a range of mediums - particularly with online support and facilitation training.

Come and join our team!

We believe our employees are key to our success and in return we offer

  • Job satisfaction working as part of a team making a difference to people's lives in an organisation that cares about people.
  • Generous salary packaging benefits to employees where a portion of take-home pay is tax-free.
  • In addition to excellent learning and development opportunities, as a large purpose driven organisation we provide potential to grow your career across a range of teams and services.
  • Supportive, friendly and values driven team environment and culture.

Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including reference checks, a Police check, Working with Children check, Health Declaration and/or a medical check, Right to work in Australia check. The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society's commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People.

If you have questions about this role, please email to Janice Stokes (Manager - Member and Community Engagement) on janice.stokes@vinnies.org.au, quoting: Member & Community Engagement Coordinator /VIN2270 enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Please submit your application online, attach your Resume and your responses to the Role-specific criteria outlined under the Essential Criteria on the attached Position Description.

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.

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