Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) is a valued provider of specialist family services. Our vision is for positive, safe and respectful relationships for couples, families, schools, workplaces and communities. Our objective is to relieve suffering, distress and helplessness and to enhance physical, social and emotional wellbeing. As a community-based, not-for-profit organisation with no religious affiliations, our services are for all members of the community, regardless of religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances. RAV provides services from 14 centres in metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria, and from additional outreach locations. The corporate support team is based in Camberwell.
About the role:
Reporting to the Senior Manager Western, the Coordinator will be responsible for community development and project implementation for RAV’s new legally assisted culturally appropriate family dispute resolution (LACAFDR) program which aims to improve access to culturally sensitive, enhanced family dispute resolution and family violence services for the Vietnamese community.
The role has primary responsibility for coordinating the ‘Safe Resolutions’ program and as such, solid project and/or co-ordination skills and experience are required. You will co-ordinate client services and operations for this program, undertake record keeping and client evaluation, and engage and collaborate with key stakeholders/partners to achieve the program outcomes.
Skills, Experience & Qualifications:
This role is based at our Sunshine Family Relationships Centre. RAV centres may be open, depending on client demand and operational requirements, 1-2 nights per week or a Saturday morning. Depending upon the role and location, you may be required to work an evening each week or other working hours will be negotiated which may be outside of standard business hours, on a regular basis.
This role is funded for a 2 year period. The successful incumbent will be offered a long term fixed-term contract period to June 2019. RAV requires all employees to undertake a satisfactory National and/or International Police Check (if applicable) and Working with Children Check prior to employment.
What we offer: You will receive a competitive remuneration package based on relevant qualifications and experience. RAV is an Employer of Choice in the community sector. RAV is a recognised public benevolent institution (PBI) and as such can offer to employee’s additional salary packaging and tax benefits.
If you have a specific query about this position, please contact Fiona White, Senior Manager Western ph. 0447 490 004. Applications close on Friday 18/8/16
RAV is a Public Benevolent Institution and EEO employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.Download Full Job Description