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Advocate - Jobs Victoria

Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services
  • Highly regarded not-for-profit organisation
  • Progressive, enthusiastic and dedicated staff
  • Attractive Salary Packaging available
  • 1 full time position
  • Based in Sunshine

Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services (Djerriwarrh) is a highly regarded not-for-profit charitable organisation which has been delivering high quality education, training, employment and youth programs in the western suburbs of Melbourne since 1989. Djerriwarrh’s Mission Statement is ‘empowering individuals and the local community to learn, connect and grow’. Djerriwarrh has an inclusive, collaborative workplace culture.

Djerriwarrh in a consortium with commUnity+ will deliver the Jobs Victoria Advocates Program as part of the Victorian Government’s Jobs Victoria initiative to get more Victorians into work in the Brimbank and Melton Local Government Areas of the Metro - Western Region.

Program:

The Jobs Victoria Advocates program aims to:

  • Assist Victorians to prepare for and secure employment through the provision of information, referral and connection to local support services
  • Mobilise an agile and proactive workforce to identify Victorians in need of support across the state
  • Contribute to a more coordinated and streamlined service experience for Victorian jobseekers

Role:

The Jobs Victoria Advocates (JVA) contribute to the Government’s enhanced Jobs Victoria employment support system helping Victorians facing barriers to employment into jobs. Jobs Victoria Advocates will work on the ground to help people navigate employment and training services by proactively connecting with people, where they are, in their local communities.

Jobs Victoria Advocates will connect with Victorians who may need assistance to prepare for or secure suitable employment, ensuring they are aware of the supports available.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the employment, education and/or community services system
  • Bilingual skills relevant to the local community would be well-regarded
  • Drivers licence
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications

Position Description:

For the position description and further information please contact Stacey on (03) 8746 1000, email jobs@djerriwarrh.org using the subject line: Advocate - Jobs Victoria enquiry via EthicalJobs or click here.

If, after reading the job description you have any questions, please call:

  • Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services reception on 8746 1000 and ask to speak to Gengiz Soyturk, ParentsNext/Jobs Victoria Advocates Program Manager

Previous applicants need not reapply. Applications will be assessed as they are received and the position may be filled before the closing date.

Djerriwarrh actively encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

For information about Djerriwarrh please visit the website: www.djerriwarrh.org.au.

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