Community Centre Coordinator

Location Bayside & Eastern Suburbs
Job type Permanent
Discipline Property Development and Real Estate
Reference 703740

About the Role
Coordinate the day to day operation and administration of this recently established community centre - liaising with the broader community to understand community needs, developing partnerships with local business, and driving engagement and participation with existing programs and events. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, you will work collaboratively with colleagues and volunteers to deliver meaningful programs in a role focused on community development initiatives. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deliver the organisations existing programs and events while identifying opportunities for services that address community needs

  • Drive community engagement by establishing partnerships with local businesses and community organisations

  • Coordinate local community events, working closely with volunteers

  • Liaise with key stakeholders that include clients, colleagues, local business and government representatives

  • Promote activities to increase engagement and participation, and attract new partnerships

  • Record management and reporting

  • Other activities as required as the key point of contact for the community centre

Skills, Experience and Attributes Required

  • A genuine desire to make a difference in delivering community services

  • Experience in community development or human services would be ideal though not essential 

  • Highly developed relationship building and stakeholder engagement / networking skills

  • Ability to drive engagement and brand awareness through social media and marketing initiatives

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and someone who is comfortable with public speaking

  • Willing to pitch in and do what is necessary in a small and robust team environment

Benefits and Culture

  • Make a difference supporting the delivery of key community programs and services

  • Learn from a transformational, entrepreneurial and empowering CEO

  • Ongoing opportunities for the position to expand and evolve as the centre grows

  • Highly varied and interactive role, engaging with clients and establishing partnerships within the local community

About the Organisation

Our client is a non-profit community centre organisation, known for providing access to impactful community focused services and programs such as emergency relief and homelessness support, crisis counselling, DV support and referral pathways within the community. 

Please include a cover letter outlining your interest in this position.

Click on the APPLY button, or contact Ashleigh McFadyen on 07 3846 7730

All Candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application by email or phone.