ABOUT YWCA AUSTRALIA
YWCA Australia is a feminist not-for-profit organisation focused on improving gender equality for women, young women and girls. Together we challenge the systems, structures and policies that act as barriers to women, especially young women, achieving their full potential.
Our evidence-based programs and services aim to be inclusive of all women and offer support with housing, homelessness, safety and wellbeing. We aim to positively impact the lives of more than two million women, young women and girls by the end of 2023.
YWCA Australia is currently seeking a passionate Coordinator to join our Women of Worth (WOW) program. This role is offered on a full time basis on a maximum term contract ending on 30 June 2020.
The Women of Worth (WOW) Coordinator will manage the provision of group work, case management and outreach support in the context of women transitioning from prison and/or under the supervision of NT Correctional Services in the community. The Coordinator will facilitate the provision of a drop-in service providing information to clients and the community and establish strong relationships with all stakeholders.
The ideal applicant we are seeking will have:
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers.
- Proven ability to use targeted communication skills to build relationships with clients and colleagues, and to liaise and network with external agencies as required.
- Demonstrated ability to develop, facilitate and monitor all aspects of case management and coordinate complex case requirements.
- Proven experience in managing a program budget and meeting funding obligations.
- Demonstrated ability to discuss sensitive issues and manage conflict appropriately.
- Previous experience in supporting staff through the provision of debriefing and/or other strategies required to improve resilience and stress levels among staff supporting clients with highly complex needs and requirements.
- High level understanding of corrections, domestic violence and the factors contributing to women in prison.
- Strong supporter of Women’s Rights and willing to push the boundaries.
- Team player who is approachable with strong interpersonal and listening skills together with the ability to empower.
- Results focused, self-motivated and a self-starter who goes above and beyond.
- Doesn’t settle, strives for continues improvement and has a high level of integrity.
This position will require the applicant to satisfactorily complete a national criminal history record check and hold the relevant state based working with vulnerable persons permit prior to employment
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APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Monday, 19 August 2019