- Job posted on: 23rd Sep 2021
- Applications close:
Metro Assist Limited (formerly Metro Migrant Resource Centre) is seeking a qualified and experienced part-time Community Development Worker to be part of a vital service that makes a real difference to the wellbeing of families. Our team is primarily based in Ashfield, with an office in Strathfield.
Metro Assist provides settlement and multicultural services, family services, emergency relief, tenancy advice, financial counselling and undertakes community development projects and initiatives. More information about Metro Assist is available on our website www.metroassist.org.au.
The key purpose of the Community Development Worker role is to build the community connectedness and capacity by providing information and referral services and implementing community development activities in collaboration with the local agencies and services.
The Community Development Worker works with children, young people and Families, service providers and community groups to provide a locally based entry point to information, resources and services that are accessible to all members of the community. The Community Development worker connects children, young people, families to information and services to promote community capacity, increase resilience and improve safety in the community. Community Development worker may also provide a location for the delivery of a range of community based, non-profit services including visiting and/or co-located agencies which contribute to community capacity building.
The role of the Community Development Worker is to:
A full position description is available below.
The salary is based on the SCHCADS Award. In addition, a generous tax free salary package is available. The successful applicant will also benefit from ongoing professional development opportunities and flexible working conditions to maintain excellent work-life balance.
For enquiries regarding this position, please contact our HR Manager Michelle Aldred on (02) 9789 3744 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Community Development Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Metro Assist is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to achieving diversity within the workplace. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities are encouraged.
All offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and provision of a current Working with Children Check. The successful applicant will be required to provide evidence of appropriate legal rights to work in Australia.