Employment and Volunteering

Jobs that make a difference

Thank you for your interest in employment with Meerilinga.

Employment

We advertise positions only when they become vacant and generic resumes will not be held on file for future vacant positions.

Vacant Positions

Position: Parenting Coordinator South Metro

Location: Meerilinga Children and Family Centre Cockburn

Part Time Position

Level 5 – 7.1

The Parenting Coordinator performs a range of parenting and community development functions.
We are seeking candidates who:
• Have experience in supporting  families using a Family Strengths Approach
• Have ability to coordinate volunteers 
• Supervise staff respectfully and competently
• Can work with other agencies and community in partnership
• Will work within organisational guidelines and delegation  
• Is reliable, organised and professional 
• Can work in Word, Excel, Access Office Packages
• Can work flexibility to meet the needs of families
Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. Expectations and terms of employment will be discussed at interview.

Please send CV and cover letter to Kath Owen, Senior Coordinator of Family Services kath.owen@meerilinga.org.au

Applications close 5pm, Monday 8 September 2014

Position: Playgroup Support Officer 

Location: Meerilinga Children and Family Centre Cockburn

Part Time Position

Part Time Level 3

The Playgroup Support Officer provides a safe and nurturing space for children and families to have fun and provides information to assist families to become confident and stronger.
We are seeking candidates who:
• Have experience working with children and families in an educational environment
• Have knowledge of child development and age appropriate activities to encourage natural curiosity and support children and families to take the time to explore their environment together
• Can work with other agencies and community in partnership
• Will work within organisational guidelines and delegation  
• Is reliable, organised and professional 
• Can work in Word, Excel, Access Office Packages
• Can work flexibility to meet the needs of families
Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. Expectations and terms of employment will be discussed at interview.

Please send CV and cover letter to Kath Owen, Senior Coordinator of Family Services kath.owen@meerilinga.org.au

Applications close 5pm, Monday 8 September 2014

Volunteering

Volunteers make a significant contribution to Meerilinga and to the children and families they work with. Meerilinga is committed to boosting the recognition and value of contribution by our volunteers.

Family Support Worker Training, professional development and support are provided to volunteers with Meerilinga. Social activities, friendships and local coordination bring mutual benefits to Meerilinga teams.

Positions available include: 

  • Home Visiting Support
  • Playgroup Support
  • Administration
  • Gardening

If you are interested in joining our team of volunteers, please contact Deb McElhinney, Senior Coordinator Volunteering on 9489 4022 or deb.mcelhinney@meerilinga.org.au to apply or for additional information.