SOCIAL INCLUSION AND PARTNERSHIPS OFFICERS (3 positions)

  • 3 new roles servicing different regions in Sydney including Northwest Sydney, Northern regions including Hornsby LGA & Eastwood/Ryde regions

  • Combine your experience & passion for making a difference with refugee & migrant communities & your experience developing & managing partnerships

  • SCHADS award Grade 3, Pay point 3 - 28 hours /4 days per week fixed term contract up to 30 June 2019 – (further option for contract renewal)

OUR ORGANISATION

Established in 1995, the Community Migrant Resource Centre (CMRC) was formed to provide high quality services, settlement information, support and advocacy to humanitarian entrants and newly arrived migrants in order to facilitate successful integration into the broader fabric of Australian society. We aim to equip and empower these communities, by providing innovative solutions to challenges they may face including social cohesion, economic participation, education and career pathways, financial pressures and accommodation.

YOUR ROLE

Due to expansion of services we have 3 new positions servicing different areas in Sydney. You will thrive in this exciting, fast paced role as the Social Inclusion and Partnerships Officer if you love using your strong partnerships/networking skills to make a difference with positive social outcomes for refugees and migrants. You will enjoy a diverse role where no two days are the same and you can put your strong networking skills and problem-solving capabilities to good use. Ideally you will have experience working with culturally diverse communities in a similar role, however demonstrated transferable skills and experience will also be considered.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Driving strategies for increasing engagement with community, industry and corporate stakeholders, partners, philanthropists, schools and universities

  • Developing key referral pathways within the settlement sector and partners in order to generate clients

  • Designing and leading CMRC-led events in the region, to raise the organisation brand

  • Working collaboratively with other members of your team in service delivery with clients, designing content of information sessions and building a culture of information sharing and institutional knowledge

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED INCLUDE

  • Strong stakeholder management/account management experience ideally working with people from refugee & CALD backgrounds (preferably in the areas of social cohesion, education and employment)

  • Experience in developing strong and collaborative working relationships with community, corporate, government, education and philanthropists

  • Innovative & creative approach with a strong client-outcome focus

  • Demonstrated understanding of trauma-informed practice

  • Pro-active and solution focused approach

  • Strong computer proficiency with the Microsoft applications including Email, Word etc.

  • Own car and valid drivers licence required

  • Valid Police Check and Working with Children Check to be provided

Don’t delay! If this role excites you and you have the necessary skills & experience email us your CV and cover letter addressing the selection criteria to admin@cmrc.com.au by 5pm, 8 March 2019.

For any questions call Cheryll on 0404 094 799. 

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