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Project Organiser - Women Onsite

Victorian Trades Hall Council

The Victorian Trades Hall Council (VTHC) is looking for someone who wants to make a difference.

We are seeking to employ a Project Organiser on a short-term contract (until December 2021) to work in our Carlton office. The Project Organiser will be working on the Women Onsite project to support more women take up and complete apprenticeships and traineeships in historically male-dominated industries such as manufacturing and construction. The Organiser will be responsible for identifying, recruiting and supporting women to take up apprenticeships and traineeships in these key industries.

While the Victorian Trades Hall Council offices are in Carlton, due to Covid19 the position will be required to work from home, with appropriate support, until the end of 2020. Arrangements for 2021 have not been confirmed. The position is in a small team funded by the Victorian Government.

Duties Include

  • Identifying and recruiting women to participate in project
  • Work with training providers and employers to secure placements
  • Attend government and union meetings, and prepare reports as needed
  • Conduct interviews with project participants and prepare case studies
  • Provide administrative support as needed

Essential Requirements

  • Experience working as part of a small team
  • Ability to work to a tight timeframe
  • Good written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Some knowledge of vocational education in Victoria
  • Ability to set priorities when faced with competing demands
  • Current valid driver’s licence and
  • A commitment to social justice and trade union principles

Desirable Attributes

Previous experience working for trade unions and/or related industrial bodies

  • Knowledge of vocational education system in Victoria or experience working with government
  • University qualification or equivalent in research methodology
  • Alternatively, personal or professional life experience working in male-dominated industries

The position is based at Trades Hall in Carlton, Victoria, and will report to the Assistant Secretary, through the Project Coordinator. Attractive salary package including a monthly RDO and 12% superannuation.

Women and people from diverse backgrounds, particularly Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, are strongly encouraged to apply.

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