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Project Officer - Publicity & Recruitment

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Work type: Maximum Term Part Time
Location: Melbourne East
Categories: Communications, Child, Youth and Families

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Part time (30.4 hours per fortnight) | Maximum term until 25 June 2021
  • Eastern Melbourne location (negotiable)
  • Opportunity to make a difference

About the opportunity

We have an exciting new opportunity for a passionate Project Officer to join our team. The Project Officer will undertake a comprehensive review of Uniting’s capacity to respond to inquiries from prospective volunteer foster carers, and provide specialised advice and recommendations on areas that can enhance capacity to respond to inquiries.

The role will work collaboratively with key stakeholders across our Home Based Care Programs to streamline our recruitment and publicity strategy, and ultimately grow our Foster Carer Program across Uniting Vic Tas.

View the full position description here

About you

To be successful in your application you will have a high degree of analytical skill, be outcomes driven, and work in a highly collaborative way across a range of levels within, and external to Uniting.  You will have knowledge of the sector and have a sound understanding and experience in the recruitment of volunteer foster carers.  The successful candidate will have an understanding of what it takes to grow our foster care program across Victoria.  You will be aligned to Uniting’s values and have a degree qualification in Human Services or a related discipline.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Applications close Wednesday 10 February 2021

Get in touch

Lee-anne Chapman, Group Manager Eastern Melbourne
T: 0478 459 996 (during business hours)

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

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Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.

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