Strengthen the capability of Red Cross staff, volunteers and members to successfully engage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Applications close at 11:55pm on Sunday 11 April 2021
Applicants must be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. This is a special measure under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic) • Ongoing role • Part time (30.4 hours per week) • Based in North Melbourne About Red Cross Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region. About the role The Community Action Coordinator – Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Engagement is a state-wide influencer and support the development of staff, volunteers and members in order to drive engagement and community mobilisation and to deliver on our Reconciliation Plan and work to walk alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This will inspire, enable, support, empower, advise and influence Red Cross people and how they work with, partner with and engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Victoria. The role has capacity to sit on the Victorian Wominjeka Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander leadership team and participate in a range of national Red Cross activities.
What you will bring • Significant experience working with Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people/communities and proven ability to build positive connections and relationships •Strong ability to be a flexible, positive, empowering and collaborative team member, with the ability to be a problem solver • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a diverse range of people • A strong influencer and driver of change • Ability to facilitate the development and design of new initiatives and activities • Ability to work and support staff, volunteers and/or members
Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work that you do will help improve outcomes for vulnerable people. 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 obtain a copy of the PD, please visit our careers page: https://www.redcross.org.au/careers and search for Job No.518000 or contact Christine Crosby on 03 8327 7923 for a confidential conversation.
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