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Senior Community Development Officer - Toowoomba

Alcohol and Drug Foundation

Are you passionate about community development, with excellent communication skills and experience in working with at-risk young people? Are you interested in contributing to meaningful action to help young people by getting them involved in community sport?

  • Be part of the growth of a leading not-for-profit organisation making a difference to the community
  • FTE $73,757.09 to $91,555.33 package with generous salary packaging options available
  • 18-month Fixed-term, 22.5 hrs/week (0.6 FTE) part-time role
  • Based in Toowoomba with hybrid of working from home or based at a referral partners office

Working with us

The ADF provides a generous range of benefits and wellbeing initiatives, including:

  • A generous not-for-profit salary packaging benefits of up to $15,900 for everyday living expenses, and Meal and Entertainment of up to $2,650 per FBT year
  • Providing a truly flexible workplace including Purchased Leave, and other generous leave entitlements
  • Additional 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Internal and external learning and development opportunities
  • Offering Health and Wellbeing initiatives including our Employee Assistance Program

The Role

Join us to assist in developing innovative solutions and delivering the ADF programs to local communities. This role helps strengthen resilience and build capacity to reduce the impact of alcohol and other drug related harm in the community.

This role will work with community sporting clubs and youth & community service providers in the Toowoomba region and facilitate warm handovers of at-risk young people between referral partners and community sporting clubs.

This role will also promote and support the Alcohol and Drug Foundation's programs such as Local Drug Action Teams and Good Sports, exploring opportunities relating to partnership building, capacity building, and the engagement of sport clubs and communities.
Please note: Due to the location and nature of community sporting clubs it is likely that you will have to work outside of normal office hours and frequent travel, driver’s licence, and a regular access to a vehicle will be required.

For more information, please view the Position Description located on our careers page at https://adf.org.au/about/careers/.

About You

You will possess and be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent verbal, presentation, and written skills, with exceptional stakeholder management experience.
  • Self-confidence and the ability to meet KPIs/targets and succeed within a community and sports environment
  • Experience and the ability to deliver programs using a range of strategies and technologies
  • The successful candidate for this role must be willing to undergo a Working with Children and Police check.
  • Previous experience using CRM systems (experience using Salesforce will be highly regarded)
  • Experience of working with young people and an understanding of community sports and volunteers is desirable

About Us

Celebrating more than 60 years of service to the community, the Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) is Australia's leading organisation committed to inspiring positive change and delivering evidence-based approaches to minimise alcohol and drug harm.

For further information, please visit our website: http://www.adf.org.au/.

The ADF encourages cultural diversity, and our programs are reflective of our community partners, stakeholders, and community at large. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.


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To apply, please include a resume and cover letter outlining your interest for the role.

Applicants will be contacted prior to the closing date, so please submit your application ASAP. Any application that does not address the application requirements will not be considered.

For enquiries, please contact the recruitment team via email on peopleandculture@adf.org.au using the subject line: Senior Community Development Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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