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Junubi Wyndham Project Officer

Wyndham Community & Education Centre

About Junubi Wyndham

Junubi Wyndham is a community support group, funded by the Office of Youth and auspiced by Wyndham Community & Education Centre Inc (Wyndham CEC).

Junubi Wyndham is managed and staffed by people from South Sudanese backgrounds and has a focus on building the capacity of individuals and community.

Junubi Wyndham’s work includes youth outreach, case management, and financial support through family support packages, school holiday programs, family wellbeing programs and supporting community activities such as homework clubs, sports clubs and cultural activities.

Junubi Wyndham’s work is guided by community consultation and supported by a local reference group of 10 community members who meet monthly.

Auspice, Wyndham CEC is a not-for-profit organisation funded to deliver education and community programs and services to vulnerable young people and adults across western Melbourne. In particular, Wyndham CEC works closely with individuals from refugee backgrounds through its settlement services, community projects and English language programs.

About the Project Officer role

The CSG Project Officer will provide assistance and advice to members of the South Sudanese community who reside in Wyndham. This involves planning, implementing, delivering and monitoring projects and programs aimed at building the capacity of individuals, families and the community. Under guidance from the Junubi Wyndham Program Manager, the Project Officer will develop and maintain close and cooperative working relationships with local service providers and networks.

This is a 3 days per week part-time position reporting to the CSG Program Manager. The position is ongoing subject to funding.

Position Objective:

The Project Officer will be responsible for

  • Promoting awareness and understanding of the CSG Program through South Sudanese organisations and networks in Wyndham
  • Consulting with South Sudanese organisations and networks to co-design programs and activities relevant to the needs of the South Sudanese community
  • Assisting in delivering activities and programs, co-designed with the community, including youth leadership initiatives, homework clubs, parenting programs and sport and recreation activities
  • Maintaining effective working relationships with existing service providers to increase awareness of the needs of the South Sudanese community in order to improve service access and delivery

Selection Criteria

(applications must address all selection criteria)

The person for this position will have:

  • Experience and understanding of South Sudanese communities and young people including empowering individuals through linkages and partnerships
  • High level oral and written communication skills in English and other national languages of South Sudan
  • Experience developing and monitoring effective relationships and networks
  • Be able to work in a team oriented environment alongside both paid and volunteer workers
  • Strong computer skills
  • Be able to operate within the vision and values of Wyndham CEC

Important Notes

  • Wyndham CEC’s safety screening processes require the successful applicant to consent to a National Criminal History check and referee checks; confirmation of employment with Wyndham CEC is subject to a satisfactory outcome of these checks.
  • Wyndham CEC is committed to child safety and the successful applicant must provide a current Working with Children Check card or willingness to apply for one.
  • Wyndham CEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages people with a disability to apply.
  • Wyndham CEC acknowledges and respects the privacy of individuals and handles personal information in compliance with National Privacy Principles.
  • The successful applicant will require a Victorian driver’s licence and must have the right to work in Australia.

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

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