Workshop Facilitator - Young Luv (Casual)

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia expand job description ↓

Description

Djirra supports Aboriginal women’s journey to safety and wellbeing, and provides legal and practical supports to Aboriginal people experiencing family violence across Victoria. Djirra is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation with a rich history. Djirra is growing its support services for Aboriginal women across Victoria


Several casual positions have become available for interested women who are keen to facilitate our Young Luv workshops at venues in Melbourne and regional Victoria. You will work collaboratively with our Community Engagement team, Koori Women’s Place and Reception to provide administrative, event and program support and to assist with the planning, delivery and evaluation of the Young Luv workshops.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the planning, set-up and clean-up of events and activities organised for Aboriginal women as part of an annual calendar hosted by the Koori Women’s Place
  • Contribute to the delivery of special events which promote the work of Djirra to external stakeholders, partners, funders and other interested parties
  • Together with colleagues, ensure that the Community Engagement facilities, displays, kitchens, workshop and storage areas are maintained in a tidy, attractive and welcoming manner
  • Undertake administrative tasks, such as data entry, word processing, filing, answering phones, across all functions of Community Engagement
  • Assist with the organisation of Young Luv workshops by photocopying materials, packing promotional goods, following up on enquiries and attendance numbers etc
  • Facilitate Young Luv workshops as part of a team and contribute to the data collection and evaluation of the workshop
  • Participate in and contribute ideas to meetings and workshops convened as routine, and sometimes, development work within Community Engagement
  • Follow, and help others to follow, all health and safety procedures, and participate in all relevant training and complete timely reporting of any hazards, injuries or incidents.


At Djirra we look for people who get on well with others, and most importantly, have an understanding of Aboriginal culture and values.

This is a designated position established as a special measure under sections 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only female candidates are eligible to apply for these positions. Preference will be given to women of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent.


Requirements

We are looking for confident women who are able to build rapport easily with stakeholders. Good PC skills, including familiarity with MS suite of tools will be advantages.

Sensitivity, insight, humour and warmth dealing with all people, but especially with those who may have experienced challenging circumstances over time such as trauma, discrimination and cultural and/or social isolation.

Benefits

  • Passionate, dedicated and committed team
  • Multiple casual positions available
  • Attractive casual rate on offer
  • Flexible working hours
  • Dynamic Not For Profit organisation based in inner Melbourne
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