Coordinator – Community Connections & Belonging Project

Employer: Community Plus+

Region: Brisbane

Closing Date: 23 May 2022

Job Description:

  • Innovative project, focused on building community to access and sustain housing
  • Use your community development skills to maximise positive impact
  • Collaborative purpose-driven team in Brisbane’s Inner South

Do you love working with community members and gain satisfaction from growing committed volunteers’ skills to achieve positive social change? Are you looking for work where you can use your skillset to make a real difference? Are you looking for a collaborative, purpose-driven team achieving impact through community development? We’d love to hear from you.

ABOUT THE ORGANISATION

Community Plus+ is a not-for-profit community-based organisation. We deliver a place-based, integrated Neighbourhood Centre model across Brisbane Inner South. Through a combination of centre-based and outreach activities, we are active partners with local communities in placemaking, working alongside partners, stakeholders, other agencies and community members to be the ears of the community, and the voice of Brisbane’s Inner South.

ABOUT THE ROLE

This role leads the delivery of the Community Connections & Belonging Project. This innovative project was developed from identified need through the Annerley Homelessness Network. It is a local, integrated and holistic community-based response to support people out of homelessness. Community Plus+ has partnered with Annerley Baptist Church to deliver this innovative project. The two organisations have worked in partnership to deliver successful community development projects since 2015.

Community Plus+ is looking for an experienced and forward-thinking community development worker to lead and maximise the impact of this project. This is a full-time role, however, a 9-day fortnight will be considered.

Success in this role looks like:

  • Achievement of project aims through strong collaboration with all stakeholders
  • Engaged volunteer group who are skilled in support and navigating housing pathways
  • Strong caring model of support maintained, and community connections facilitated
  • Sense of belonging for participants with support to access and sustain housing
  • New housing pathways and housing solutions developed with stakeholders
  • Project tracked and reported, with successes big and small celebrated

ABOUT YOU

  • You thrive in purpose-driven projects.
  • You’re a problem solver and enjoy a challenge.
  • You are committed to building strong working relationships.
  • You have strong values and bring a positive and supportive attitude to your work.
  • You value social justice and community-led leadership.

BENEFITS

This pivotal role in a collaborative, innovative and purpose-driven project, includes benefits of:

  • Beginning salary at Level 5.1 SCHADS Award, plus superannuation
  • Salary sacrificing packages available, increasing your take home pay
  • Supportive culture of growth through reflection, coupled with informal and formal training opportunities

How to Apply

To apply, please submit the following items to [email protected]:

  • A cover letter outlining your responses to the selection criteria outlined in the Position Description (max. 2 pages)
  • A copy of your resume

Closing date for applications: Monday 23 May 2022
We appreciate your time and effort.

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Contact

Name: Dione Carroll

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