Community Housing Officer

ABOUT YWCA AUSTRALIAWe are a proudly feminist not-for-profit organisation and for over 140 years we have been working at the forefront of gender equality through our housing, community programs and advocacy. Our five-year plan has a focus on making young women’s leadership and women’s housing our priority for gender equity in Australia. This will ensure we continue to deliver measurable and meaningful impact towards a future where gender equality is a reality.ABOUT THIS ROLEYWCA Australia is currently seeking a passionate Community Housing Officer to join our Housing Team in our Melbourne office. This is a permanent full time role.The role is essential in maintaining resident tenancies by:maintaining tenancy systemsundertaking data collectionproviding advice and information to residentsvisiting all residents on a quarterly basisreporting tenancy and maintenance issues ABOUT YOUThe ideal applicant will have:Experience in the community housing sector, or property related industry ensuring familiarity with tenancy management practices and procedures, RTA legislation, maintenance, tenancy agreements, budget and administrative processes in an office environmentA clear understanding of the Victorian Residential Tenancies ActAn awareness, understanding and sensitivity to homelessness issues and the ability and experience to communicate with a diversity of people from various cultures This position will require the applicant to satisfactorily meet our pre-employment requirements.  This includes:Completion of a national criminal history checkA valid relevant state-based working with children permit.Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination, which includes Government recommended boosters. Don’t meet every single requirement? At YWCA Australia we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace.  If this role speaks to you but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. Join our bold, inclusive and innovative team to make a real difference - lead the change.  APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 28 May 2023Position Description 35 AUD Melbourne 3004