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Community Visitor Scheme Officer - Kimberley

Australian Red Cross
  • Part time role (19 hours per week) to June 2023, based in Broome
  • Help older people stay well, connected and independent
  • Work for the world's largest humanitarian movement

About Red Cross 

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian movement. We support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. We act for humanity.

About the role

Across Australia, more than 1,000 people in their 70s, 80s and 90s have been paired with a volunteer through our buddy program, the Community Visitors Scheme. It’s been running for 30 years and is part of an umbrella of support to help older people stay well, connected and independent.

As our Community Visitor Scheme Officer Kimberley, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the program in the Kimberley including the induction, training, and matching of volunteers and clients.

What you will bring

  • Previous experience managing a volunteer led program would be well regarded
  • Proven highly developed organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent records management and general office administration
  • Basic proficiency in MS Office or similar software and experience using databases
  • Drivers Licence is required

Our Covid-19 safe practices

It’s vital you review our Red Cross COVID-19 and pre-employment requirements here prior to applying.

Why work with 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 up to $15,900 a year.

Red Cross respects, values and encourages diversity. We believe that diversity in our people enriches our organisation as well as the impact we have.

Further information

To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the position description below. For additional enquiries, please contact Jane Diplock on 0414 482 937

Position description: CVS PD Kimberley.pdf

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

We are committed to protecting the rights of all people, particularly those who may be experiencing vulnerability. We want the people we work with to feel safe, be safe, and free from abuse of any kind. We are a child safe organisation. We have zero tolerance for child abuse. We value, respect and listen to children and are committed to supporting child safety and wellbeing in our work.

Thank you for considering a career at Red Cross. We also have great opportunities to volunteer. Click here to find out more.

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