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Community Services Project Officer - Women's Microbusiness Project

Wyndham Community & Education Centre
  • Wyndham Community & Education Centre
  • Melbourne
  • Western Suburbs
  • Community Services / Employment Services

Seeking a Community Services Project Officer to deliver a Women’s Microbusiness Project.

  • Full time
  • Fixed Term position
  • Delivered across the Wyndham area
  • Generous salary packaging options

About Wyndham Community & Education Centre Inc.

Wyndham Community & Education Centre Inc. (Wyndham CEC) is one of Victoria's largest Adult & Community Education providers and a leader in supporting people and communities to make positive changes for their future. Founded over 49 years ago, Wyndham CEC helps build individual and community capacity so that people can enhance their present circumstances and future prospects.

Wyndham CEC offers a range of education and community programs across Wyndham, western Melbourne and Geelong. These programs have a strong emphasis on young people, refugee & humanitarian entrants, and other new & emerging communities.

Wyndham CEC is committed to child safety and welcomes all children, young people and their families.

About the role

This is a full-time position where the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Supporting women to establish a micro business or, have a business that has been in existence for less than 12 months.
  • Establishing a supportive environment for women from culturally diverse communities.
  • Coordinating a Hub to deliver the Women’s Micro-business program while providing a communal space for project participants to network and take part in group and information sessions.
  • Meeting program administration, data and information collection and report requirements.

The successful applicant must have the right to work in Australia.

About you

You are passionate about supporting people as they move towards meeting their short and long-term goals.

Have the skills and flexibility to deliver strength-based programs where circumstances often change.

Key selection criteria

  • Bachelor degree in a relevant field (e.g., business administration, social work, community development) and/or relevant experience.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • An understanding of undertaking case work in a culturally sensitive and inclusive manner.
  • Demonstrated experience in program/activity delivery.
  • Empathy, sensitivity, and understanding of challenges faced by women wishing to establish a business would be highly regarded.
  • Knowledge of local resources and support services for women in need would be highly desirable.


Applicants must hold a current Driver’s Licence.

For the position there is a requirement to hold a valid Working with Children Check and Police Check or the ability to obtain these prior to taking on the role.

To download a copy of the Job Description please go to: https://wyndhamcec.org.au/careers

Enquiries to [email protected] using the subject line: Community Services Project Officer - Women's Microbusiness Project enquiry via EthicalJobs or 03 9742 4013.

A position description is attached.

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