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Community Development Worker

Our Communities for Children in Wyong funds a range of programs designed to meet the needs of the local community so children 0-12 yrs old, with a focus on Aboriginal children and their family, can live their best life.

Your new role

As a Community Development Worker you will facilitate partnerships, networks and develop activities that meet the needs of the children and families. You will:

  • Undertake meaningful and effective consultation to inform service delivery and sector development
  • Develop, implement and evaluate strategies which enhance community engagement and capacity
  • Plan and manage the EOI - Expression of Interest using a robust methodology
  • Monitor and evaluate community partners including conducting service visits
  • Plan and manage events and activities in collaboration with other agencies

Terms: Part-time role (4 days per week) available for 7 months in Kanwal

Your experience

As an experienced Youth Worker, Community Development Worker or Case Worker you will have:

  • Experience working within Community Development
  • Capacity to build productive networks and connections in a community setting
  • Community engagement experience; identifying service gaps and creating effective solutions
  • Good research & data analytical skills to use data to inform program delivery
  • Experience in the preparation of submission writing and contracts desirable
  • A relevant degree qualification and current driver’s license

Your benefits

  • Salary packaging
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Novated leases
  • Accrued days off
  • Long service leave after 5 years & more!

Interested? Apply online today!

Call Amy Preston on 0458 145 123 discuss the role in more detail. Closing date 25 June 2019.

Position profile

We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. We value relationships with our local Aboriginal community and welcome applications from its members.

We see ability not disability, if you identify as a person with a different ability please get in contact.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check or similar (where relevant to the role).