- Job posted on: 23rd Jun 2020
- Applications close:
The Working Women’s Centre SA Inc is a not-for-profit organisation that provides an industrial service to vulnerable working women and others. The Centre was established in 1979 and has been advising, supporting and advocating for vulnerable women and migrant workers for 40 years. The Centre provides support, advice, information and representation to women who face issues in their employment in both federal and state jurisdictions. The Centre is also concerned with the structural inequalities for women in the workplace, and conducts outreach, community education, campaigning for the equal participation of women in the workforce and community.
For further information about the WWC and its services, visit https://wwcsa.org.au/
Young people, especially young women, are expected to be disproportionately impacted by the enduring effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Early data indicates that this disadvantage is being realised in unemployment and the disruption of education and employment pathways. The South Australian Government has provided a one-off grant allocation to the Working Women’s Centre SA Inc to inform the development of effective policy and practice responses to the unique employment-related needs of young women (12 – 30 years old) in the wake of COVID-19.
This is a full-time (35 hours per week) 12-month fixed term contract position. Employment conditions are specified in the Working Women’s Centre Inc Enterprise Agreement 2018. Some out of hours’ work is required. The position is based at the Centre in Adelaide SA but requires the capacity to undertake regional and remote travel as required.
Benefits include the following:
The Youth Project Officer is responsible to the Director for a 12-month project aimed at enhancing and creating secure employment opportunities for young women (12 – 30 years old) in response to COVID-19.
Working closely with the Director, the Youth Project Officer will undertake the following key duties and responsibilities:
The duties and responsibilities will be executed to ensure high impact delivery for women from low socioeconomic groups, First Nations women and international students.
If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to telephone the Director to discuss the role on 08 8410 6499.
Women from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, women from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ women and women with disabilities are encouraged to apply.