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Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Project Worker - Bilingual Chinese and English

Sex Industry Network (SIN)

This is a part-time position (21 hours/fortnight) paid at the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 Level 4 and subject to the National Employment Standards.

To meet the requirements for this position you must speak/read/write Cantonese, Mandarin, or Simplified Chinese. You must also have a workable understanding of English.

ORGANISATION DESCRIPTION

SIN is a community-based organisation funded by SA Health. We promote the health, rights, and wellbeing of SA sex workers and recognise sex work as legitimate, skilled labour.

Everyone who works or volunteers at SIN identifies as a past or present sex worker. SIN promotes an inclusive and diverse work environment that seeks to ensure staff feel valued and supported. We are governed by a board of peers, organisational objectives, values, visions, and a 5-year strategic plan. We are committed to building the capacity and strength of the SA sex work community through fostering meaningful connections and relationships with sex workers, as well as a range of allies and stakeholders. SIN provides education and information through targeted projects and services that empower sex workers.

We engage in best practise service delivery at all times. SIN advocates for the eradication of stigma and discrimination within a sex work context and promotes law reform, practises, and policies that optimise the health and welfare of sex workers. SIN is a representational and accountable voice for SA sex workers, we are driven by the needs, aspirations, and concerns of the SA sex work community.

about the role

The SIN CALD Project Worker will be working directly with CALD and migrant sex workers by providing bi-lingual, culturally appropriate peer-education, support, advocacy and referral services.

Services are provided both onsite and on outreach, whilst maintaining the organisation’s core values including:

  • Provide holistic support, information, and peer education about safer sex practices within a health promotion framework.
  • Provide peer education, support, information, training, advocacy, and referral services to CALD/migrant sex workers.
  • Develop community development and engagement strategies to empower CALD/migrant sex workers to represent their issues and to promote CALD/Migrant sex worker input into SIN.
  • Ensure the availability of a range of culturally appropriate, translated, written, visual and electronic resources for sex workers.
  • Participate in the direct sale and distribution of a variety of safer sex products.
  • Develop, implement, and participate in an outreach program.
  • Provide strong leadership, advocacy, and representation for CALD/migrant sex workers in S.A.
  • Consult and liaise with other organisations, groups and services that have contact with CALD/migrant sex workers.
  • Develop and maintain effective data collection and record keeping practices.
  • Contribute to national sex worker affairs via participation in Scarlet Alliance networking activities.
  • Conduct other duties as directed.

A position description is included in the Application Kit.

Note: if you are interested in the position but unsure whether you meet the selection criteria, or would like more information about the position, please call the SIN Manager, Kat, on (08) 8351 7626 to discuss.

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