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Community Resilience & Recovery Officer - Mid-West (Identified role)

Australian Red Cross
  • Full time position 
  • Max term contract until 30.06.2023 
  • Flexible locations (Kalbarri, Northampton, Morawa) 

Identified role 

The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special / equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) and section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA).  This position is therefore only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants. 

About Red Cross 

Australian Red Cross is part of the largest humanitarian movement in the world seeking to build a better society based on people helping people 

About the role 

The Project Officer will work to build community and volunteer capacity and capability in areas impacted by Tropical Cycle Seroja. Utilise community development principles to build partnerships and work within a wide community recovery team, which includes volunteers to implement sustainable and effective community recovery and resilience initiatives.  

Support the ongoing monitoring of emergency preparedness, response and recovery capacity and capability in fire affected communities.  

What you’ll bring 

  • Proven highly developed administrative, organisational and time management skills 
  • Ability to work collaboratively and negotiate outcomes with a diverse range of stakeholders 
  • Able to work as part of a team both in person and remotely 
  • Capacity to work independently and adaptively within a demanding, changeable, and unpredictable environment 
  • Proven ability to identify innovative approaches and solutions in addressing challenges 
  • Ability to work outside standard business hours, during emergencies, meetings and training  

A current Working With Children’s check is mandatory for this position 

Why work for us 

Work for purpose, know that the work you do enables Red Cross to support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. 

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. 

Further information 

For further enquiries please see position description below or contact Claire Silveira on 0408 519 058.

Position Description:   Download File PDA - Emergency Services Officer - Community Recovery and Resilience.doc

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