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Project Officer - Volunteer Inclusion - Launceston

Volunteering Tasmania
  • Fixed term part time role 0.5 FTE
  • SCHADS Level 5

Volunteering Tasmania is the peak body for volunteering in Tasmania, representing the interests of all Tasmanians involved in volunteering through community engagement programs and services, advocacy, research and policy development.

The Project Officer – Volunteer Inclusion will be responsible for instigating and supporting activity to build effective volunteering practices and opportunities within organisations and communities and increase the diversity of volunteers (including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, newly arrived migrants and people living with disability) in Tasmania utilising a co-design methodology.

Selection Criteria

Essential:

  • Certificate IV in Volunteer Management/Community Services or equivalent and/or relevant experience
  • Demonstrated experience and working knowledge of the community sector including program experience supporting people with barriers
  • Demonstrated sound interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to work in a diverse environment and utilising a broad range of communication approaches to suit audience’s needs
  • Demonstrated experience delivering people focused programs and projects including empowering individuals to self-advocate and work towards identified goals
  • Demonstrated sound problem-solving skills, time management and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Efficient at using IT platforms and databases including maintaining accurate and timely records

Desirable:

  • Experience in facilitating training and/or meetings
  • Knowledge of the principles of co-design

Other requirements:

  • Must be flexible as this position will require out of hours and weekend work on an as necessary basis
  • Current Working with Vulnerable People Check or willingness to obtain one
  • Current Tasmanian Drivers Licence

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To submit your application please read the PD listed below and click Apply Now.

Applications must include a cover letter addressing all selection criteria (no more than 3 pages) and a separate CV.

For enquiries please email team@volunteeringtas.org.au using the subject line: Project Officer - Volunteer Inclusion - Launceston enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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