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Community Engagement Officer - Toowoomba

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Job no: 506598
Work type: Full time
Location: Queensland

  • Full-time hours
  • Maximum term position until 29 June 2018
  • Based in Toowoomba

The Role

This role will support the delivery of a consistent approach to community development by Red Cross people and the ongoing involvement of community leaders, community groups, Red Cross volunteers/members/staff, and other non-government organisations.

You will contribute to the development and implementation of a volunteer engagement strategy for the Toowoomba community; including working on recruitment, coordination and training of volunteers, volunteer induction, volunteer social events and volunteer meetings.

The role will also support the development and implementation of community engagement initiatives as well as build and maintain relationship based partnerships with relevant organisations, interest groups, client groups, non-government organisations and other stakeholders to support the community.

About You

You will have demonstrated experience and skills in the design, implementation and evaluation of community based project work. Evident in your application will be your experience in working with communities to facilitate participation of people and communities in broader decision-making processes, promote individual and community autonomy, advocate for systemic changes and identify and mobilise social resources.

Additionally, experience in establishing strong and effective partnerships with community groups, service providers and other key stakeholders to develop responses to community issues and build on community strengths and resources.

The successful applicant will have well developed communication and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

Benefits

Use your skills and experience in a rewarding role for an organisation that makes a difference in the lives of people and communities during times of vulnerability. Excellent salary packaging options are available to increase your take home pay.

For further information please view the position description below or contact Mel Rogers on 0437 075 781.

Position Description:Download File 506598 PD - Community Engagement Officer.pdf

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

Advertised: E. Australia Standard Time

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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