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Employment Opportunity – Volunteer Central Vic (VCV) Coordinator

About The Tenure
This position is 0.6EFT with a maximum term to 30 June 2021

About the Position and the Person
As VCV Coordinator you will be employed by the funded agency, Cobaw, however you will work with a number of other stakeholder organisations. The role coordinates all aspects of the VCV service, supporting effective recruitment of volunteers, training, supervision, advocacy and recognition of volunteers across the region. Funded by the Department of Social Services (DSS), the position will:

  • Increase the availability, quantity and quality of volunteering opportunities, particularly to individuals experiencing disadvantage
  • Implement, coordinate and maintain Volunteer Resource Centres
  • Provide pathways for greater social inclusion and employment
  • Develop consistent processes across the stakeholder organisations to make it easier for volunteers to engage and be engaged with services
  • Achieve greater efficiency in the use of volunteers by stakeholder organisations
  • Build local sustainability by increasing the number and diversity of volunteers
  • Attain higher client and stakeholder satisfaction
  • Fulfil the DSS funded project workplan, including required acquittals and reports.

The personal attributes required for this role are:

  • Flexibility and autonomy
  • Initiative and self-motivation
  • Persuasive skills and use of emotional intelligence
  • Understanding and acceptance of diversity
  • Coordination and project management skills.

How to apply
For further information about the position contact Rachel Roberts, Manager of People & Culture on 5421 1666.

As an employer, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all cultures and backgrounds.

To be considered for a role, your application must include a cover letter, resume and responses to the Key Selection Criteria, which need to be submitted via email to:

Download: Position Description

Applications Close: 9am on Wednesday 30 January.