Community Coordinator – Programs

About the Role:

EPIC is currently seeking an enthusiastic Community Coordinator to facilitate front to end projects and programs, including running a broad range of community events, workshops and activities.

This position will be based in Newman on a fixed-term, part time basis with 16.5 hours of work per week over 3 days (to be determined with successful applicant).

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain effective and timely communication protocols with schools, training providers and industry and community organisations in delivering contemporary career development services
  • Research, develop and facilitate appropriate career and employment workshops to the schools and wider community
  • Provide one on one career guidance assistance to clients
  • Undertake training and development as required to be able to effectively develop and facilitate programs
  • Assist development of project plans for new activities, programs and events
  • Attend and host networking meetings to promote the services to schools, training providers, community organisations and businesses
  • Developing and running of career based workshops at the local high schools
  • Identifying and fostering development opportunities and assisting in securing funding for development activities and programs

Key Skills:

  • Previous experience working in event/workshop planning and/or career guidance/education support
  • Culturally sensitive to a broad and diverse client group with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, committed and enthusiastic to making a difference
  • High level of initiative, coupled with creative skills
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work across a range of projects concurrently
  • Proficient in computerised systems especially the Microsoft office suite of programs

EPIC Offers:

  • The opportunity for a rewarding career in a creative and supportive community based setting, working for a not-for-profit
  • Comprehensive training and ongoing support
  • Salary packaging
  • Attractive salary and leave entitlements

You will need:

  • A satisfactory Police Certificate no older than 3 months
  • Hold a current ā€˜Cā€™ Class Drivers Licence

To Apply:

Please apply below and include your resume as well as a cover letter that demonstrates the key skills of the position.

For further information or to request a job description, please contact Brooklyn Noble, Corporate Coordinator on 9185 0000 or Brooklyn.noble@empoweringpeople.org.au.

Shortlisting and interviews will commence immediately. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.