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Community Development Officer

Our client is a high profile and diverse Not-for-Profit organisation, who is making a real difference in the community. You become part of a community who is determined to provide community hubs, and high-quality education and care.


About the role:


Our client is seeking a Community Development Officer to join their team on part time basis - Monday to Thursday 10am to 5pm, working at their Office in Auburn. As a community development Officer your main responsibility would be to identifying local needs, planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and outreach services to Auburn and surroundings areas. This role allows the right person to working with diverse partners and networks. As a Community Development Officer, you will educate your clients on a variety of relevant social service-related topics on a one-on-one, family or group basis.


Responsibilities:

  • Build partnerships with the community, groups agencies and stakeholders
  • Identify unaddressed needs in our local community. Contact the local voluntary/community sector including the groups that can be hard to reach
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate programs, which, meet Targeted Early Intervention Reforms (TEI).
  • Participate in events and activities with groups
  • Identify, develop, and monitor processes for DCJ reporting requirements
  • Acting as a facilitator, promote self-help in the community
  • Help to raise public awareness on issues relevant to the community
  • Prepare reports and policies
  • Raising and managing funds
  • Working and submitting on suitable grants and funding applications
  • Developing and implementing strategies
  • Liaising with interested groups and individuals to set up new services
  • Planning, attending, and coordinating meetings and events, encouraging participation in activities
  • General administrative duties.

About you:

  • Diploma/degree in Social Work, Social Sciences, Community Development, Community Welfare plus minimum 2 years employment experience in a related field or Substantial community development experience
  • Knowledge and awareness of issues impacting on local disadvantaged communities
  • Have experience working with CALD communities, disengaged children and young parents, family and domestic violence, parents and carers, children 0-3 years old and young parents.
  • Have effective communication skills & conflict resolution skills & customer service skills
  • Have exceptional planning, organisation, and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills (verbal and written), community engagement and networking skills
  • Knowledge of funding sources and funding programs to support community initiatives
  • Demonstrated experience working in a community development role
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and meet deadlines
  • Current Driver's License
  • Current Police Check
  • Current Working with Children Check


If you are looking for a rewarding career that aims to help others access support and achieve their goals, this is the role for you. Please apply below or call Lina on 02 8604 3954 for more information.

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site-specific Health and Safety requirements.





Job title: Community Development Officer
Contract type: Part Time
Location: Regional NSW - Richmond & Hawkesbury, Regional New South Wales, Sydney - Ryde & Macquarie Park, Sydney - Southern Suburbs & Sutherland Shire, Sydney - South West & M5 Corridor, Sydney - Parramatta & Western Suburbs, Sydney - North West & Hills District, Sydney - North Shore & Northern Beaches, Sydney - CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs, Sydney, Australia
Industry: Community Services
Salary: AU$60000 - AU$70000 per annum
Job start date: 25th May
Job expiry: 2022-05-26
Reference: 7455J202223015_1650968090
Contact name: BRC Recruitment
Contact email: Lina.Kakar@brcrecruitment.com.au

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