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Community Engagement Coordinator - Ryde

United Way Australia

We have been helping Australians in communities of disadvantage to reach their full potential for more than 60 years. Our model of change is to empower children and young people through flagship early childhood and youth employment initiatives. We also work to develop new approaches which challenge the status quo in tackling complex social issues, including our innovative business park model and collective impact work.

United Way Australia (UWA) is affiliated to United Way Worldwide, the world’s largest privately funded non-government organisation (NGO) working in over 41 countries and embedded in over 1,800 communities. With more than 130 years of experience globally in tackling community disadvantage and developing effective business-community partnerships we have a large knowledge and resource bank to support us.

ROLE PURPOSE

The Community Impact Facilitator (Ryde) will provide leadership for the United Way initiatives in the City of Ryde, NSW by inspiring and coordinating the efforts of diverse local stakeholders to achieve their strategic community goals. This position is flexible and will be 1.5-2 days per week.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Relationship Management and Engagement

  • With guidance from Head of Partnerships manage the ELAG group of the Macquarie Park Business Community Partnership. Schedule and lead regular meetings, ensure morale is high.
  • Engage and collaborate with current and new community partners that focus on early childhood development in the Ryde area including transition to school seminars and Family & Child Interagency.

Communications

  • Create content and provide regular updates for the Magic of Storytelling FB page.
  • Support the development of UWA Communications through seeking and providing quality content and case studies.

Program Execution

  • Oversee Magic of Storytelling (MoS) playgroup including volunteers.
  • Manage volunteering opportunities with Marsden High School.
  • Coordinate enrolments and book returns for DPIL including data entry in line with deadline for book distribution

Resource Management and Reporting

  • Report on outcomes and impact.

Compliance

  • Adhere to OH&S obligations and regulations
  • Ensure adequate scoping, risk assessments and insurance are carried out or provided for MoS and all events.

KEY RESULT AREAS

  • Support community members to actively participate in UWA programs around Ryde
  • Independently assessed through consultation
  • Promote and represent UWA in various meetings and forums
  • Independently assessed through consultation
  • Increased engagement on Magic of Storytelling FB page

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