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Cultural Projects Administrative Support Worker

Djirra
  • Be part of the Community Engagement team at Djirra
  • Administrative support for activities, events and workshops
  • Lots of training available!
  • Part time (4 days per week) - 12 months fixed term at this stage

About our Organisation

Djirra is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation (ACCO) with nearly twenty years’ experience providing culturally safe family violence services to Aboriginal women. Djirra offers a specialist holistic legal service, early intervention and prevention programs, counselling and practical support for Aboriginal women who are currently experiencing family violence or dealing with its past impacts. All Djirra’s work is designed by and for Aboriginal women and is deeply respectful of and connected to community. Self-determination is the foundation of everything we do: it is Our Cultural Way.

About the role

The principles and values of cultural safety are at the core of Djirra’s work and we have a Cultural Projects team within our Community Engagement team which responds to the various needs and requests for cultural activities, events and workshops.

Djirra nurtures and sustains its focus on and commitment to cultural safety with a portfolio of initiatives, broadly, titled Cultural Projects. Reporting to the Managers of Community Engagement, you will assist the Cultural Projects Team Leader with the promotion, coordination, administrative support, technical support and delivery of Djirra’s online cultural safety programs. In this role you will ensure that the activities run smoothly and connect with the needs of the mainstream services who engage Djirra, and the staff of Djirra who in their day-to-day work aim to contribute to a culturally safe workplace .

Requirements

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Victorian Aboriginal community, particularly in relation to the impact of family violence on Aboriginal women.
  • Demonstrated high level of initiative, integrity, tact, and discretion in dealing with sensitive and confidential matters.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of digital communication platforms e.g., Zoom, Teams.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and familiarity of MS suite of tools and Survey Monkey
  • Possession of a professional work ethic, flexibility, and adaptability to change in the work environment, a high degree of motivation, and with a capacity for sustained quality output.
  • Strong event management skills with the ability to prioritise work and to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

How to Apply

To find out more about this exciting role, organisational information and how to apply, refer to our Get Involved - Join Our Team page on our website.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Enquiries may be directed to Teresa Kyprianou, Human Resources Advisor on 0433 721 110.

At Djirra, we place great value on people who get on easily and well with others, and most importantly, who have an understanding of Aboriginal culture and community. We are looking for someone who has relevant administration, organisational and technical skills and experience.

All employees are required to have an employee Working with Children Check and undergo a National Police Records Check and if required an International Police Check. Please note, in line with the Victorian government mandate all Djirra employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or hold a completed and signed Australian Immunisation Register medical exemption.

Benefits

  • Conveniently located a few hundred metres from the Eastern Freeway entrance and Victoria Park train station and nearby to some great cafes, restaurants and the Smith St shopping precinct
  • Generous leave provisions apply
  • Cultural awareness training in both formal and informal settings is provided

A position description is attached.

To submit your application, click Apply Now.

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