Beaumont People are currently recruiting for a Community Development and Partnership Engagement Coordinator for YWCA who are dedicated to delivering services and programs designed to strengthen the future of communities. The community partners provide early intervention services and support across the Northern Rivers to women, children, young people and their families as part of the Communities for Children Funding
Work as part of a newly structured team coordinating and strengthening established and meaningful partnership agreements within the Northern River, NSW with community providers.
As Community Development and Partnership Engagement Coordinator you will work closely within a team to drive engagement and collaboration between a number of partnership community services across the Northern Rivers region.
This is a 4 day a week role is based in Murwillumbah with 1 day a week travel on Monday to Lismore. 12 month initial contract with possibility of extension.
In these newly created roles you will;
- Coordinate contractual agreements other community organisations
- Develop and maintain key stakeholder relationships within the community.
- Conducting program specific support and informed advice on the implementation of programs and effectively evaluate programs in consultation with partners within an evidence based framework.
- Develop and build capacity of community partners with focus on driving continuous improvement for deliver of services in the Lismore, Murwillumbah and Northern Rivers area.
You will be a highly organised, self-driven community development professional with excellent time management and presentation skills. You must have experience successfully implementing and evaluating program delivery within an evidence based framework
To be successful for this role you will have;
- Relevant qualification or equivalent experience in community development, social work, education, social welfare.
- Knowledge and understanding of child protection issues and local community programs and interventions for families and young people.
- Passion and drive for developing partnerships in community capacity building initiatives, with a proven ability in building and maintaining strong and meaningful stakeholder relationships
- Experience in designing and implementation effective and creative community programs, driving and seeking continues improvements for services within the area.
- Strong negotiation skills in the coordination and management of service contracts, particularly monitoring, evaluating and analysing data.
- Strong understanding of complex issues around vulnerable, disadvantaged and Aboriginal families.
- Confident and experienced in designing and delivering presentations to groups
- Excellent interpersonal skills – including verbal and written abilities
- Current full driver’s license and own car;
Work as part of a newly created team to drive an exciting new structure across this community partnership service with a purpose on creating stronger and safer communities for all. The organisation actively promotes a collaborative and cohesive working environment where experience and knowledge are shared and fostered.
Closing date for this role will be Friday 10th August 2018.