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VCOSS is committed to equal opportunity employment.

We strive to create an environment free from discrimination and harassment.

We do not discriminate on the grounds of sex, marital status, pregnancy, family or parental status, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, political or religious beliefs, disability or health.

This commitment applies to all phases of employment, including but not limited to, selection and appointment, promotion, training, superannuation, compensation and employment terms and conditions.

We embrace diversity amongst our staff and welcome applications from people from all cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, as well as people with a disability.

 

 

PROJECT COORDINATOR –
FAMILY VIOLENCE INITIATIVES

This is an exciting opportunity to work to support the Victorian community sector to build their capability in response to family violence. This will include helping organisations to understand and implement information sharing reforms and risk management approaches so that people, including children, can receive holistic and timely support when they are at risk of family violence.

The Project Coordinator – Family Violence will also support the Enhanced Pathways to Family Violence Project which will strengthen pathways for new workers into the specialist family violence and community services sector to build capabilities of students and graduates to be more “work-ready”. The role will require excellent stakeholder relationship, group facilitation and interpersonal skills.

This role will work closely with metropolitan and regional community services organisations, and facilitate capability development and change management processes for organisations. Hence a strong understanding of family violence is required for this role.

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Inquiries about the role can be directed to Deborah Fewster, Manager Sector Engagement and Development, VCOSS at deborah.fewster@vcoss.org.au or phone (03) 9235 1000.

How to apply

Please apply by sending a cover letter that addresses key selection criteria and a CV to jobs@vcoss.org.au.

Applications close Monday 19 November at 5pm.

 

PROJECT COORDINATOR –
SECTOR DEVELOPMENT

This is an exciting opportunity to work at the coalface of community sector relationships with the Victorian Government and to support the development of the community services industry, the fastest growing industry in Victoria.

The Project Coordinator – Sector Development will play a crucial role in supporting the implementation of the 10 year Community Services Industry Plan and a range of other high level government and sector committees. The role will require excellent stakeholder relationship and interpersonal skills

This will include supporting VCOSS members, peak bodies and government to work together in partnership to ensure a vibrant and sustainable community sector. The Project Coordinator will consult with the sector and peak bodies and develop a range of reports and written resources.

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Inquiries about the role can be directed to Mary Sayers, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, VCOSS at mary.sayers@vcoss.org.au or 03 9235 1000.

How to apply

Please apply by sending a cover letter that addresses key selection criteria and a CV to jobs@vcoss.org.au.

Applications close Monday 19 November at 5pm.

 

PROJECT COORDINATOR –
COMMUNITY TRAINEESHIPS PILOT PROGRAM

This is an exciting opportunity to work on a new project that will develop, trial and evaluate a best-practice model that addresses the twin challenges of high youth unemployment and the workforce needs of the fast-growing community services industry.

The Project Coordinator – Community Traineeships Pilot Program will play a pivotal role in establishing the project and will be responsible for coordinating project implementation.

This will include supporting project stakeholders – including contracted community service organisations, education providers and researchers – to successfully deliver the project, which will match 200 young people in three local government areas (Dandenong, Hume, Bendigo) to traineeships in the community services industry.

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Inquiries about the role can be directed to Deborah Fewster, Manager Sector Engagement and Development, VCOSS at deborah.fewster@vcoss.org.au or phone (03) 9235 1000.

How to apply

Please apply by sending a cover letter that addresses key selection criteria and a CV to jobs@vcoss.org.au.

Applications close Monday 19 November at 5pm.