Coordinator, Y Connect

ABOUT YWCA AUSTRALIAYWCA Australia is a feminist not-for-profit organisation focused on improving gender equality for women, young women and girls. Together we challenge the systems, structures and policies that act as barriers to women, especially young women, achieving their full potential.Our evidence-based programs and services aim to be inclusive of all women and offer support with housing, homelessness, safety and wellbeing. We aim to positively impact the lives of more than two million women, young women and girls by the end of 2023.ABOUT THIS ROLEYWCA Australia is currently seeking a dedicated Coordinator, Y Connect, to join our Service Delivery Team. This role is offered on a part time (30 hours per fortnight) basis on a maximum term contract ending on 28 February 2023 and is based in our Toowoomba office.This position is responsible for leading the growth and reputation of YWCA Australia’ programs under current and future funding models as a specialist service for women and girls.The Coordinator, Y Connect will work closely with the Regional Manager to develop, implement and evaluate this innovative project. Y Connect is a framework of engagement and empowerment for women with disability to connect with YWCA, develop their networks and build skills and confidence relevant to employment or career goals.ABOUT YOUThe ideal applicant we are seeking will have:Tertiary qualifications in the community sector or several years experience in program design, development and coordination.Demonstrated skills in planning, implementation and evaluation of community based projects.Demonstrated ability to manage projects and events within a budget and ability to prioritise workloads to meet timelines.Strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated experience in team leadership and staff management.Ability to work effectively in a team environment and without supervision.Understanding of the challenges/barriers facing women with disability in entering mainstream employment and progressing careers.Experience working with or supporting diverse groups, particularly people with disability.Proficiency financial literacy and technology skills including Microsoft Office Suite.A Positive Notice Working with Children Blue Card and a Disability Services Exemption Yellow card.A current Driver’s License.Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this position.This position will require the applicant to satisfactorily complete a national criminal history record check and hold the relevant state based working with vulnerable persons permit prior to employment. INTERESTED? APPLY ONLINE TODAY! APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Wednesday, 30 September 2020View Position Description here 40 AUD Toowoomba

Coordinator, Y Connect

  • Supportive and inclusive team environment
  • Exciting opportunity for someone with passion and drive
  • Enjoy valuable and meaningful work empowering the community

ABOUT YWCA AUSTRALIA

YWCA Australia is a feminist not-for-profit organisation focused on improving gender equality for women, young women and girls. Together we challenge the systems, structures and policies that act as barriers to women, especially young women, achieving their full potential.

Our evidence-based programs and services aim to be inclusive of all women and offer support with housing, homelessness, safety and wellbeing. We aim to positively impact the lives of more than two million women, young women and girls by the end of 2023.

ABOUT THIS ROLE

YWCA Australia is currently seeking a dedicated Coordinator, Y Connect, to join our Service Delivery Team. This role is offered on a part time (30 hours per fortnight) basis on a maximum term contract ending on 28 February 2023 and is based in our Toowoomba office.

This position is responsible for leading the growth and reputation of YWCA Australia’ programs under current and future funding models as a specialist service for women and girls.

The Coordinator, Y Connect will work closely with the Regional Manager to develop, implement and evaluate this innovative project. Y Connect is a framework of engagement and empowerment for women with disability to connect with YWCA, develop their networks and build skills and confidence relevant to employment or career goals.

ABOUT YOU

The ideal applicant we are seeking will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in the community sector or several years experience in program design, development and coordination.
  • Demonstrated skills in planning, implementation and evaluation of community based projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and events within a budget and ability to prioritise workloads to meet timelines.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated experience in team leadership and staff management.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and without supervision.
  • Understanding of the challenges/barriers facing women with disability in entering mainstream employment and progressing careers.
  • Experience working with or supporting diverse groups, particularly people with disability.
  • Proficiency financial literacy and technology skills including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • A Positive Notice Working with Children Blue Card and a Disability Services Exemption Yellow card.
  • A current Driver’s License.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this position.

This position will require the applicant to satisfactorily complete a national criminal history record check and hold the relevant state based working with vulnerable persons permit prior to employment.

 

INTERESTED? APPLY ONLINE TODAY!

 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Wednesday, 30 September 2020