Fire to Flourish – Community Lead and Facilitators – Clarence Valley, NSW

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Fire to Flourish – Community Lead and Facilitators – Clarence Valley, NSW

Job No.: 633430

Location: Clarence Valley, New South Wales

Duration: 2-year fixed-term appointments

ABOUT THE PROJECT

The Fire to Flourish program is working in partnership with four communities over five years to support their recovery and resilience building following the 2019/20 Australian bushfire season. The following Community roles will involve working alongside your community and learning together through:  capability building, resilience planning, participatory granting, system change, national learning network, valuing and positioning local Aboriginal connections and knowledge, and generating evidence and knowledge to address community need in times of crisis. For more information go to: Fire to Flourish Project Information.

ABOUT THE ROLES

Community Lead

Employment Type: Full-time

Remuneration: $104,162 – $114,976 pa HEW Level 08 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

The focus of the Community Lead role is on engagement with community members and key community stakeholders, project management, coordination of and provision of support to Community Facilitator Roles, and liaison with research teams. The aim of the role is to ensure local people are leading the activation of Fire to Flourish in their community. This role will enable a community-based structure that strengthens the Program’s objectives.

ABOUT YOU

Essential personal attributes include:

  • You are regarded as a strong voice for community and enjoy advocating for all members
  • You have deep knowledge of local community context and priorities
  • Others would describe you as a collaborator and you know how to identify, and capitalise on opportunities as they arise
  • Your emotional intelligence is one of your strongest assets
  • Behaving and operating ethically are central to your values; you value and appreciate diversity
  • You have a proven ability to work effectively and autonomously
  • You have well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • You pride yourself on sound, inclusive and effective leadership, which inspires those you are leading

To Apply

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Position Description

Download File Community Lead

 

Community Facilitator

Employment Type: Part-time, fraction (0.4)

Remuneration: Pro-rata of $92,589 – $101,552 pa HEW Level 07 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

The purpose of the Community Facilitator role is to work in close partnership to organise and facilitate community members to participate and collaborate in a range of activities . The primary goal is to ensure local perspectives and knowledge are leading resilience and community capacity building activities in the delivery of the Fire to Flourish program.

ABOUT YOU

Essential personal attributes include:

  • You are well connected in your local community and are known for bringing together people with shared interests
  • You are motivated by facilitating community voices, aspirations and priorities
  • You love to lead, consult widely and support group decision making with your knowledge and skills
  • Working and behaving in a culturally sensitive and inclusive way is core to who you are
  • You have the capacity and desire to inspire through strong, respectful and supportive leadership
  • Your emotional intelligence is one of your greatest assets
  • An ability to inspire through good leadership
  • Working as part of a team suits you well and you are able to work autonomously to progress work
  • Well-developed communication skills

While this role is 0.4 fraction an increased fraction may be negotiated.

To Apply

To apply for this role, click here.

Position Description

Download File Community Facilitator

Indigenous Community Facilitator (Identified)

Employment Type: Part-time, fraction (0.4)

Remuneration: Pro-rata of $92,589 – $101,552 pa HEW Level 07 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

The purpose of the Indigenous Community Facilitator role is to work in close partnership to organise and facilitate meetings, workshops and gatherings of community members. The primary goal is to ensure local perspectives and knowledge are leading resilience and community capacity building activities in the delivery of the Fire to Flourish program.

The Indigenous Community Facilitator will be responsible for managing and establishing relationships with key indigenous stakeholders that will be inclusive of Traditional Owners, community Elders, adults and young people, Land Councils and other relevant Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations.

Only Indigenous Australians are eligible to apply as this position is exempt under the Measure Provision, Section 12 (1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2011 (Vic).

ABOUT YOU

Essential personal attributes include:

  • You understand the importance of and practice cultural protocols when working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people
  • You are well connected in your local community and are known for bringing together people with shared interests
  • You are motivated by listening to and  facilitating community voices, aspirations and priorities
  • You love to lead, consult widely and support group decision making with your knowledge and skills
  • You have the capacity and desire to inspire through strong, respectful and supportive leadership
  • Your emotional intelligence is one of your greatest assets
  • An ability to inspire through good leadership
  • Working as part of a team suits you well and you are able to work autonomously to progress work
  • Well-developed communication skills

While this role is 0.4 fraction an increased fraction may be negotiated.

To Apply

To apply for this role, click here.

Position Description

Download File Indigenous Community Facilitator

ABOUT US

The program is led by Monash University, in partnership with Paul Ramsay Foundation (PRF), Metal Manufactures Pty Ltd (MMPL) and The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI). The Lowy Foundation has also contributed funding to the program.

These roles are full-time and part-time positions; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

This position will involve travel to various locations, some of which are not easily accessible via public transport.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. These positions at the University will require the incumbents to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

For instructions on how to apply, please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs“.

Enquiries

For further information contact Kerry Jones, Executive Lead for Community on +61 8 7325 4994 or kerry.jones@tacsi.org.au

For further information regarding the Community Facilitator and Indigenous Community Facilitator roles contact Trevor Pearce, Indigenous Engagement Lead on +61 3 9905 2960 or trevor.pearce1@monash.edu

First Nations people, young people, seniors, LGQBTI+ people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people living with a disability are strongly encouraged to apply.

Closing Date

Monday 4 July 2022, 11:55 pm AEST

At Monash University, the health, safety and wellbeing of our staff, students and visitors remain our priority. In accordance with the Directions issued by Victoria’s Chief Health Officer, we require all staff, students and visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical exemption from receiving a COVID-19 vaccine in order to attend our campuses and locations.

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