Community Coordinator, Parenting

EPIC is a not for profit organisation operating in the Pilbara Region of Western Australia.  EPIC stands for empowering people in Communities and that is what we aim to do through a range of services that support many people to live a more connected life including disability services, career centres, parenting services and community programs.

Our team is committed to supporting people in the Pilbara Region to identify and achieve their goals in a respectful and culturally appropriate manner, and to explore every possible avenue for personal and community growth.

EPIC’s core values include reliability, trust, inclusion, consistency and being proactive and our vision is that all people are empowered and valued within the community.

Opportunity

We are currently seeking a Community Coordinator for our Parenting Programs based in Karratha on a fixed term, part time basis for 27.5 hours per week (within school hours).  The successful candidate will be responsible for coordination and facilitation of a broad range or parenting programs and connecting with our amazing community.

Duties & Responsibilities

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for developing and facilitating parenting workshops, training seminars and networking opportunities to parents living in the Pilbara region with the support of the Community Manager;
  • Coordinating programming and external facilitators to deliver workshops and training both locally and across the Pilbara region;
  • Engaging and partnering with a range of stakeholders who are regionally based to ensure that the parenting programs delivered by EPIC meet the local needs of families in the region and are delivered collaboratively;
  • Provide timely reports in line with the Department of Local Government and Communities (DLGC) requirements for both qualitative and quantitative purposes;
  • Research and understand current parenting trends within both a regional and national context.

Experience

  • Experience with parenting topics and challenges through the delivery of a similar programs;
  • Culturally sensitive to a broad and diverse client group with excellent interpersonal skills in engaging with the four key areas: Young Parents, Indigenous Families, Fathers and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) parents;
  • Comfortable with public speaking and delivering training;
  • Ability to travel as required in alignment with the program delivery model;
  • High level of initiative coupled with creative skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised;
  • Strong communication skills and able to liaise with variety of stakeholders;
  • Satisfactory Police Check that is no older than 3 months;
  • Working With Children Check or be willing to obtain one;
  • A current ‘C’ class Driver’s Licence;
  • Certificate IV in Community Services (desirable);
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessing (desirable).

If you are interested in a rewarding career working for a not-for-profit organisation, contract us today and see what employee benefits are available to you!

Click here to apply for the Community Coordinator, Parenting position.

For further information please contact our HR Team on (08) 9185 0000 or email hr@empoweringpeople.org.au