Volunteering and Careers

Employment

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

Vacant Positions

Position: Coordinator, Aboriginal Parenting Support Services (APSS)

Hours: 30 hrs per week, Mon-Fri

Salary:  Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 as Community Services Employee Level 5 – 6

Office located at our Children and Family Centre Beechboro, the Coordinator Aboriginal Parent Support Service, performs a range of parenting and community functions.

We are seeking applicants with:

  • Experience in supporting Aboriginal families
  • Ability to assist parents with parenting advice and support by building on to their existing strengths
  • Ability to schedule and support family support staff and volunteers  to enhance parent knowledge, develop skills and model positive behaviours in families
  • Ability to work as part of a team across programs
  • Ability to work with other agencies and the local community in an integrated and cooperative way
  • Superior customer service
  • Reliability, flexibility and professional standard of personal presentation
  • Self-reliant computer skills
  • Administration and reporting skills
  • A registered vehicle, drivers licence and ability to travel within the metropolitan area

Meerilinga offers:

  • A friendly supportive working environment
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Fringe benefit allowance

Send applications with a cover letter, resume to the Chief Executive Officer at mycf@meerilinga.org.au

Download the job description and selection criteria

Applicants must be able to demonstrate all criteria. Applications and interviews will commence immediately until successful appointment.

 

Position: Traineeship Educator Assistant

Location: Meerilinga Children and Family Centre Woodvale

The Educator Assistant performs a range of opportunities for play and interaction, parenting and community development functions.

We are seeking candidates with:

  • Interest in obtaining a nationally recognised qualification
  • A passion for working with children and supporting families
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Reliability, flexibility and professional standard of presentation and attitude
  • Ability to manage and balance work with study
  • Ability to work with other agencies and the local community in an integrated and cooperative way
  • Numeracy and Literacy Skills
  • Computer skills
  • Must be 18 yrs and over

Send applications with a cover letter, resume and scanned copies of any supporting documents to the Chief Executive Officer at mycf@meerilinga.org.au

Download the job description and selection criteria

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 17 February 2016

Volunteering

Volunteers make a significant contribution to Meerilinga and to the children and families they work with and we recognise that volunteers are valuable members of our team.

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 and volunteers.

Positions available include:

  • Family Support Worker
  • Playgroup Support
  • Early Learning Program Support
  • Administration
  • Gardening
  • Handyman – light duties

Volunteer recruitment process:

  • Contact Meerilinga Volunteer Coordinator to discuss potential opportunities and receive an Application Package
  • Complete and submit Application Package
  • Interview with Meerilinga
  • Reference Check
  • Working with Children and/or Police Check. Costs to be reminbursed by Meerilinga

If you are interested in joining our team of volunteers, please contact Meerilinga Volunteering on t: 9489 4022

e: mycf@meerilinga.org.au to apply or for additional information.