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June

Community Facility Engagement Officer

City Of Casey - Narre Warren, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: City Of Casey

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Ability to work across dynamic work environments & possess project management experience (within the Community Development sector)
  • Permanent Full-time ongoing position (and monthly RDO)
  • Competitive salary and great benefits

About Casey

The City of Casey is the largest and one of the fastest growing municipalities in Victoria. The Council plans and delivers quality services and infrastructure for the more than 356,600 residents who call Casey home.

At Casey we live our values of dreaming big, empowering each other, and making our community proud.

Selandra Community Hub is a vibrant community hub creating a welcoming, engaging facility that allows people to connect, belong, learn, and play. Due to the nature of the role you may be required to be based at other locations and/or to travel to other locations from time to time.

About the role

This role sits in the Community Facility Management team as part of the Community Life division which strives to develop healthy, active, connected, and safe communities through the delivery of community facilities, events, experiences, and life cycle services from birth to older age.

The Community Facility Engagement Officer role aims to support in the operation and activation of relevant community facilities particularly in Clyde North and surrounding areas. To support initiatives such as activations of new Community centres. 

In this role you will:

  • Develop, plan, and implement appropriate programs, activities, and events at the community centre, in response to the identified needs, service gaps and community strengths.
  • Apply a broad range of community engagement processes with an emphasis on hard to engage/disengaged residents to strengthen community participation.
  • Develop partnerships with a variety of community groups, service organisations, Council staff and other local agencies to enhance opportunities for community participation.
  • Work in partnership with the local community to facilitate local participation and access to facilities and services.
  • Utilise digital resources to connect and engage with community that may not be able to access physical spaces.
  • Maintain information and data to support preparation of funding submissions, reports and other material as required.
  • Identify, recruit and support community volunteers.

About you

  • Possess Tertiary qualification in community development, social science, community services or other related fields and supported experience within a community setting
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing social media and digital platforms
  • Demonstrated experience working in diverse and dynamic organisations
  • Demonstrated experience within project experience within the Community Development sector
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain successful stakeholder relationships
  • Desirable IAP2 training
  • Willing to undergo a National Criminal History Check and a Functional Assessment (Physio/Medical Examination)
  • Possess a valid Working with Children Check
  • Possess a valid Victorian Driver’s licence

About our benefits

Our workplace is an inclusive and diverse culture which encourages innovation and supports your work and life balance. There are plenty of opportunities to learn, develop and grow your career within our expanding and diverse organisation.

Our benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working options supported
  • Study assistance
  • Health initiatives
  • Access to our support and wellbeing programs

We encourage people with a disability, lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.

The City of Casey has zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all employees, contractors and volunteers.

The City of Casey reserves the right not to make any appointments for this position.

Salary: starts at $71,267.96 (Band 5) per annum plus superannuation

Applications close: 25 June 2021 by 11:55pm

Narre Warren, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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