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Program Officer, Community Programs
People helping people - that's the power of humanity
Job no: 518573
Work type: Full time
- Full time position, max term to 30 June 2022
- Based in North Melbourne or Geelong, travel throughout Victoria
Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. We prevent and alleviate suffering by supporting people who experience vulnerability. Our vision is human dignity, peace, safety and wellbeing for all.
About the role
You will be key to supporting the delivery of tour Telecross and TeleYarn programs in Victoria. These programs are delivered by our amazing volunteers.
You will be responsible for the recruitment, selection, training and ongoing support of these volunteers, as well as supporting volunteer coordinators and responding to client enquiries.
Your role is also responsible in helping to manage the daily duty role (8-10am) on a Friday and occasional weekend which responds to emergency activations.
This role is part of the Social Connections team in Community Programs providing the opportunity to contribute to and support the wider team programs and activities.
What you will bring
Vocational training in a relevant discipline or demonstrated experience in a Community Service program or similar position
Ability to follow and implement organisational policies and contractual requirements
Experience in establishing networks and building new relationships with external stakeholders
Proven highly developed organisational and time management skills
Experience working with and/or managing volunteers would be very well regarded
Well developed skills in the recording of information into a data base, use of Microsoft Office suite (and Excel in particular) and Microsoft Outlook
Ability to develop and deliver innovative service and strategic initiatives within budget constraints
Well developed analytical, problem solving and decision making abilities with strong attention to detail
Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills including with people from a wide range of backgrounds
Demonstrated experience in working within a team and with limited supervision
Current drivers license
Be a force for good, as part of a highly regarded team, supporting the humanitarian movement. You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.
To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the position description below. For additional enquiries, please contact Narelle Smith on 0466 460 341.
Position Description: PD - Social Connections Program Officer updated 200521 0038093 8-6-2021 JA.pdf
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply
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