Jobs

The Jobs Bulletin provides a current list of jobs available in the community welfare and social policy sectors.

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ACOSS Jobs

 

Media Advisor

Full Time | $94,781 – $103,603

Sydney based

Candidate information linked here

The Opportunity

    • Work with a high-profile, media savvy CEO
    • Dynamic and agile team
    • Generous employment conditions

ACOSS is the leading, national advocate for action to reduce poverty and inequality and the peak body for the community services sector in Australia. It works at the national level to influence change to federal policies and laws, collaborating with its members and enabling the voice of people directly affected by disadvantage to be heard. With an uncompromising commitment to human rights and equality, ACOSS is dynamic, determined and strategic.

Your New Role

As Media Advisor, you will take the lead on all day-to-day media related activities, starting with the early morning media monitoring to inform the CEO and team of any emerging issues.    You will proactively engage with media outlets to pitch stories and information, and you will work to ensure that the voices of people experiencing disadvantage are heard in mainstream media with the aim of influencing public policy. You will draft media releases and responses, opinion pieces, website content and social media content. Working with a CEO who understands the value of media, you will find relevant media opportunities and provide effective pre-media briefings. You will keep abreast of ACOSS’s work and government positions.

Who You Are

You have a genuine personal commitment to social justice and understand the power of media to effect social change. With your expert media skills, you have a track record of using your well-developed interpersonal skills to maintain ongoing, cooperative relationships with media outlets and journalists and understand how to keep ACOSS’s profile high.  You are responsive and flexible, can work working and balance competing demands of reactive and planned work. You have exceptional written communication skills, tailored to different media.  You have the capacity to understand the ACOSS’s work and complexities of the political landscape. Finally, you have the right type of tertiary qualifications.

How to Apply: Review the position description and selection criteria for this role. Write a covering letter outlining your suitability for this role and send it with your resume to Carol Lewis at [email protected]

ACOSS promotes diversity and inclusion holistically. First Nations people, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disability or with lived experience of disability, people who identify as LGBTQIA+ and people with lived experience of living on low income are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Diary Manager

Full Time | 6 Months – Fixed Term | $81,603

Sydney based

Candidate information linked here

The Opportunity

      • Support a high-profile CEO
      • Dynamic and agile team
      • Generous employment conditions

ACOSS is the leading, national advocate for action to reduce poverty and inequality and the peak body for the community services sector in Australia. It works at the national level to influence change to federal policies and laws, collaborating with its members and enabling the voice of people directly affected by disadvantage to be heard. With an uncompromising commitment to human rights and equality, ACOSS is dynamic, determined and strategic.

Working in our fast-paced environment, you will enjoy being part of a dedicated team who know how to have fun as well as work hard. We all appreciate the important work that ACOSS does and like being part of it. We offer generous employment conditions as well as the opportunity to participate in a mentoring program.

Your New Role

As Diary Manager, you will manage all aspects of the diary of the CEO. Your excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills will be fully utilised as you act as the principal point of contact for key ACOSS stakeholders including politicians, organisational members and Board Directors. Day-to-day you will receive and process invitations for the CEO and Senior Team, coordinating responses, diarising confirmed meetings, and ensuring attendees have all they need ahead of meetings. In addition you will coordinate ACOSS’ key political and member meetings and provide high level executive support to two Deputy CEOs (job share).

Who You Are

You are an experienced EA or Office Manager with expertise in managing busy diaries. You can establish rapport and build relationships with your friendly yet professional manner. You are well-organised, have great time management skills and excellent attention to detail, all of which allow you to keep things moving along efficiently. You are good at planning and can balance this with shifting gears at a moment’s notice when priorities change. You have a genuine commitment to social justice and will take a broad interest in our work.

How to Apply: Review the position description and selection criteria for this role. Write a covering letter outlining your suitability for this role and send it with your resume to Carol Lewis at [email protected] ASAP

ACOSS promotes diversity and inclusion holistically. First Nations people, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disability or with lived experience of disability, people who identify as LGBTQIA+ and people with lived experience of living on low income are strongly encouraged to apply.


Member Opportunities

HIPPY Coordinator – YWCA Australia

Lismore & Far North Coast
Community Services & Development – Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services
Part time

YWCA Australia is currently seeking a passionate Coordinator to join our Home Interaction Program for Parents (HIPPY) team. This role is offered on a part time (30 hours per week) basis on a maximum term contract ending on 31/12/2022 and is based in our Goonellabah office.

HIPPY is a two-year, home-based, early learning and parenting program for families with young children. HIPPY gives parents the tools and skills to prepare their kids for transition into school and beyond.

The HIPPY Coordinator has the primary responsibility for all aspects of the implementation and management of HIPPY in Goonellabah and surrounds. In conjunction with the Line Manager, the HIPPY Coordinator will deliver a quality HIPPY Program as set out in the HIPPY Manual and provide all reasonable documentation requested by HIPPY Australia and requirements requested by HIPPY Australia.

 

Kids4Life Playgroup Assistant – YWCA Australia

Lismore & Far North Coast
Community Services & Development – Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services
Part time

YWCA Australia is currently seeking a passionate Support Playgroup Worker to join our Kids for Life Program. This role is offered on a part time (15 hours per week on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays) basis on a maximum term contract ending on 31/12/2025 and is based in Goonellabah.

The Supported Playgroup Worker role assists the Coordinator with the design, implementation and evaluation of all YWCA NSW Kids 4 Life Programs.

Kids 4 LIFE Supported Playgroups promote healthy relationships between parents/carers, children, and their communities. Our Supported Playgroups deliver age-appropriate activities that prioritise child developmental milestones. We connect families from the Goonellabah and Lismore areas with dedicated playgroups for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families. We focus on linking families with other parents and carers; providing them with access to essential support services.


Other Opportunities

 

Nganampa Health Council (NHC) – Executive Manager

Location APY Lands
Job Type Full time hybrid
Job Number 772071

Nganampa Health Council (NHC) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation operating on the
Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in the far north west of South Australia.

NHC has a national reputation for best practice clinical services, for leading innovative practices in environmental
health and for collaborative program research and development. Successes include significantly reduced rates of
sexually transmitted infections, increasing birth weights through the antenatal program and consistency in
achieving 90%+ child immunisation rates.

The Executive Manager will provide executive level management support and direction to Nganampa Health Council to guide the
organisation through its next stage of growth and development while continuing to progress the current breadth of
programs and services.

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