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Community Development Project Officer - Mid North

People helping people - that's the power of humanity

Apply now Job no: 518732
Work type: Part time
Location: South Australia

  • Part time position – 0.6 FTE
  • Max term till October 2022
  • Based in the Mid-North

About us


Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organization.  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

The Community Development Project Officer will be responsible for supporting Red Cross’ strategic priority of building individual and community resilience to emergency events and disasters. The position will take a lead in delivering key externally focused projects aimed at engaging community members in the Mid-North to lead localised emergency resilience planning and activities. The position will work closely with government agencies, the not-for-profit sector, businesses and community members/groups in delivering the project. This role is one of three roles in South Australia and as such, some intrastate travel may be required.


What you will bring

  • Proven experience in utilising a strengths-based community development approach.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and group facilitation skills.
  • Experience in human-centred design/co-design
  • Proven experience in project management.
  • Experience in undertaking research and preparing written reports.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and to form strategic partnerships.
  • Current SA Driver’s License or equivalent.
  • A Working with Children Check is a mandatory requirement for this role.

The benefits


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.  


Further information


To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the position description below. For additional enquiries, please contact Mary Hajistassi on 0414596363


Position Description: Download File PD - Community Development Project Officer - NAB roles 0038270 16-6-2021 JA.pdf



Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

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