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Project Facilitator (Contract role till 24th September 2024)

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Work type: Maximum Term Contract
Location: Australia Wide, WA - Metro, WA - Regional
Categories: Transformational Development

An exciting new opportunity has opened up for a Project Facilitator to supports the development and implementation of West Kimberley ECCD project, which is implemented in the West Kimberley Region of Western Australia.

This is a contract role operating in a full time capacity until September 2024.

This position exists to provide support and mentoring to build community capacity, development and governance skills within our partner communities. This involves the recruitment, support and mentoring of community-based playgroup facilitators, and working with community members and partners to implement a range of community development initiatives. Initiatives could include maintaining early childhood activity spaces and supporting playgroups, assisting with early childhood training and employment activities and supporting access to other early childhood health and allied health expertise.

Your role plays an integral part in the organisation, enabling us to support First Nations communities and families to create meaningful change for their children.

In addition to this you will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating and engage with external groups and stakeholders to organize for participation in and support for playgroups
  • Promoting the Early Childhood project to external stakeholders, as required
  • Tracking and recording monitoring data on a weekly basis for all playgroups
  • Documenting evidence of change, through development of case studies and photos
  • Ensuring relevant project activities are monitored and reported on in consultation with the Program Manager
  • Contributing to the development of all project reports with the timely completion of monthly reports and spreadsheets
  • Identifying and designing new project activities and opportunities to achieve agreed outcomes across the project
  • Participating in professional development opportunities

About you:

We are looking for someone with demonstrated professional experience working with remote Aboriginal communities in a development context. You will have great interpersonal skills, be driven, self-motivated, reliable and have the ability to work both independently and in a team.

You will have:

  • Experience facilitating community consultations and influencing supporting community participation
  • Experience in providing mentoring, training and support
  • The ability to be flexible and responsive to communities needs which can change quickly
  • The ability to form and nurture partnerships and work together with stakeholders
  • Sound knowledge of the cultural, political, economic and social issues affecting Aboriginal people in remote Australia
  • A good understanding of, & firm commitment to, community development processes, gender equity, participatory approaches and development theory
  • Demonstrated knowledge of working in the Early Childhood Sector

For you:

  • You will be joining a world class organisation where your contribution changes the lives of so many vulnerable children and adults around the world.
  • We offer great benefits such as salary packaging, flexible working arrangements, free on-site parking and an onsite café for our employees.

Working for World Vision means you are making the world better

It’s not every day that a job comes along that lets you change the world. Working for World Vision means looking forward to turning up at work because you know you’re about to do something meaningful. It means working with 35,000 staff and 3.3 million supporters in 100 countries who will stop at nothing to help children live better lives. Join a team that is bold and courageous, and where job satisfaction goes beyond financial reward.

The selection process

We embrace diversity, employing people from a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds. We take our Safeguarding responsibilities seriously and we are committed to providing an environment that is safe for children. Our stringent recruitment procedures make sure the safest and most suitable people work with the children in our programs. All successful candidates will undergo all required pre-employment checks which is inclusive of a criminal record check. We provide our staff and volunteers with ongoing supervision, support and training in their work with vulnerable children and their families. World Vision Australia participates in the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Process within the Humanitarian and Development Sector. 

Who we are

World Vision is a Christian organisation that empowers everyday Australians to create meaningful change for children through relief, development and advocacy work.

For more information on World Vision and the work we do, please visit our website: https://www.worldvision.com.au/about-us   

 

 

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World Vision Australia is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation that is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and communities by tackling the causes of poverty. We are dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people in line with our Reconciliation Action Plan