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Project Support Officer - Kununurra

Save The Children

Our programs are constantly evolving with new and creative ways to improve the lives of children, their families and their communities. In this key support role, you'll contribute to making positive changes for children and families in the East Kimberley region.

You will support our program delivery, with the unique opportunity to engage with the community to develop confidence in the services and support network we are proud to deliver.

54 reasons is Australia's leading child rights organisation - no ordinary not-for-profit.

Proudly part of the Save the Children Australia Group and global movement, we're here to make sure that everyone understands their rights. So that children and young people have their rights met and thrive, in all their diversity.

We champion the children, young people and families we work with. We are inspired by the curiosity and creativity of children and motivated by the love of those who care for them.

With the child's voice at the centre, we provide quality services to children and their caregivers, advocating with them so that children develop, learn, and are connected, safe and confident. Our people are proudly local, reflective of the communities we serve - in every state and territory, and across regions, remote areas and capital cities.

Where you come in:

In this full-time permanent role, based in Kununurra, you'll assist the Communities for Children (CfC) and our Team Leader to ensure the successful delivery of the CfC program in the East Kimberley region, and provide general administrative support to the wider 54 reasons team. You'll be part of our Kununurra team and report to our Team Leader.

You will make an impact by:

  • Supporting the effective running of programs by arranging meetings, ensuring successful program delivery, and reporting
  • Providing general administration support to the team and programs
  • Communicating and supplying information to stakeholders by collating and distributing data and producing informative materials
  • Participating and contributing to the Health, Safety, Security and Risk Management requirements in the workplace

Does this sound like you?

You're outgoing and confident with exceptional customer service skills. You're comfortable liaising with stakeholders from all backgrounds and enjoy working in a team to create a positive working environment. You show initiative in all that you do, have strong attention to detail, and strive to produce quality work.

This role requires:

  • Prior experience in a client-facing, customer service, reception or administrative role
  • Highly developed communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Literacy in Microsoft Office, databases and graphics, as well as other basic computer programs
  • Current valid driver's licence

Working at 54 reasons is more than just a job.

We are a learning organisation that invests in the development and wellbeing of our people. Our workforce is 680+ people strong, and proudly diverse, whether in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, cultures and beliefs.

We are creative, connected and accountable, bringing energy, guts and ideas to all we do to champion children in Australia and partner with families, communities and partners to bring about change.

Our people work from both home and office, with important moments held in-person to foster belonging and support professional development. Our leave provisions include personal, ceremonial and family violence leave as well as the ability to purchase additional leave. Remuneration is benchmarked and we offer full non-profit salary packaging benefits.

Other benefits include:

  • Award rate salary (SCHADS Level 4.1) plus full salary packaging benefits
  • Festive leave in addition to 5 weeks annual leave
  • Remote location allowance
  • Opportunity to work on additional projects alongside business as usual
  • Individual learning plans to assist in your career development
  • Internal employment and development opportunities

Sound interesting?

We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on one of the buttons in the 'Apply Now' section.

Position Description - Project Support Officer Kununurra.

For more information about this position, please contact Anne Hodge, Senior Manager, at anne.hodge@54reasons.org.au, using the subject line: Project Support Officer - Kununurra enquiry via EthicalJobs.

54 reasons is committed to providing and maintaining a safe working environment for its employees and client groups, consistent with our obligations under OH&S legislation. Successful applicants are required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19, or proof of medical exemption.

We have tested our application process with diverse groups in mind, with the intent to ensure it's straightforward and accessible for all to apply. Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and improve our ability to reach our most vulnerable client groups. But we also know there is no one-size fits-all when it comes to recruitment - so if we didn't quite hit the mark for you, please let us know! We're dedicated to ensuring54 reasonsis a workplace suitable for all people and can modify our processes to suit you - no matter your race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, neurodiversity, culture and beliefs.

54 reasons is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct. We also support the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.

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