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Coordinator, Community Relief & Resilience

WACOSS Staff Agreement Level 3 ($71,585 – $80,524 per annum) Full time – 38 hours per week

The Western Australian Council of Social Service Inc (WACOSS) is the peak body of community service organisations and individuals in Western Australia. WACOSS stands for an inclusive, just and equitable society. We advocate for social change to improve the wellbeing of West Australians and to strengthen the community sector service that supports them. WACOSS is part of a national network comprising ACOSS and the State and Territory Councils of Social Service, which represent the interests of low income and socially disadvantaged people across Australia, and assists and supports the community sector with the delivery of community services.

Policy and advocacy work is central to WACOSS’ role and is a critical mechanism the organisation uses to influence decision making, public debate and outcomes in the interests of vulnerable people in WA.

The Coordinator, Community Relief & Resilience is part of this team and plays a key role in contributing to building the capacity, sustainability and effectiveness of the sector, specifically in the areas of emergency relief and charitable food. This position will also undertake research, policy and advocacy work that promotes the wellbeing of vulnerable people.

To be successful you will need project coordination experience, an understanding of service delivery in the community relief and resilience sector and excellent verbal and written communication skills, including an ability to network and build relationships. You will also have knowledge of current social policy, and the ability to work in a fast-paced and changing professional environment.

View the full position description here –  Position Description – Coordinator, Community Relief and Resilience

Please submit a two page statement generally addressing the selection criteria in the job description, together with a current and concise resume.

Closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Friday, 28th July 2017

Contact: Jennie Gray (08) 9420 7222 for more information.

Email applications to info@wacoss.org.au