Kids4Life Coordinator

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.  Over the years we’ve made significant progress for gender equality as we’ve gone through a number of evolutions, adapting to the ever-changing issues impacting women, young and old.  We have evolved again and are transforming the way we operate. Our new 5-year strategy, the YWCA Evolve Strategy (YeS 2026), has recently been launched with 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 dedicated Coordinator to join our Kids 4 Life Team in our Goonellabah office. This is a part time (45 hours per fortnight) basis on a maximum term contract ending on 30 June 2023.  The working hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8.30am to 4pm.The role is responsible for coordinating and delivering Kids 4 Life program activities including:Three weekly supported playgroups aimed at children 0-5 yearsEngaging with and supporting targeted families to build their parenting capacityProviding families with information and referrals to connect them with other support services ABOUT YOUThe ideal applicant will have:Qualifications in Early Childhood or significant experience working in Early Childhood settings and demonstrated knowledge of Early Childhood developmentExperience designing and implementing a community-based early childhood programDemonstrated experience in working with families experiencing vulnerabilities, Indigenous families or families from a diverse background 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.Join our bold, inclusive and innovative team to make a real difference - lead the change. APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 21 August 2022Position Description 35 AUD Goonellabah 2480