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Permanent Part Time - 28 Hours per week

Riverstone Neighbourhood Centre is offering a dynamic  role for a suitably qualified and experienced professional to join our Family and Community Connections Team. This is an exciting opportunity to provide diverse activities, innovate, build partnerships and create local change that leads to positive outcomes for our  community.  Reporting to the Team Leader Family and Community Connections, the position will provide culturally appropriate and meaningful programs as part of an early intervention, strengths based approach to build capacity and improved outcomes  for vulnerable individuals, families, children and young people.  The position will provide both  case management  services,  and community development initiatives that support  the  delivery of  programs, events, consultation, advocacy and  interagency activity.

The successful candidate will have the following essential requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications in social science/ human services/community services
  • Commitment to social justice, cultural diversity, accountability and integrity
  • Two years industry experience working with vulnerable families, delivering early intervention programs  and/or youth services
  • Two years industry experience delivering case management services
  • Demonstrated experience with community development, including managing group processes, consultation, planning, evaluation and responding to the needs of diverse  stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience managing programs and projects
  • Strong level of communication, written and  interpersonal  skills, particularly when working with people experiencing heightened vulnerability/ crisis
  • High level computer skills,  documentation and  attention to detail
  • Ability to manage a high volume workload
  • National Police Check, Working with Children Check and First Aid (or willing to attain)
  • Drivers Licence and fully insured motor vehicle

Desirable Criteria

  • We encourage applicants from ATSI or CALD backgrounds


Package on offer:

Riverstone Neighbourhood Centre is an employer of choice  offering:

  • SCHADS Award Level 4
  • salary packaging options
  • family friendly/flexible work options
  • ongoing training and development
  • additional leave days over Christmas
  • free parking and easy access to public transport


Applications CloseJune 27, 2021
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Job CategoryCommunity Development, Social Work
Job FieldFamily, Children and Youth, Multiculturalism & Diversity, Neighbourhood
Employment BasisPart Time, Ongoing
LocationWestern Sydney

How to Apply

  • Submit a CV with two recent referees (name, position and contact details)
  • Provide a written statement addressing  the  selection criteria
  • Submitted your application  by 5 pm 27 June 2021

Please note, due to time restraints only applicants who  progress to the next stage of recruitment will be contacted.

For further information about this role or to receive an information pack please call 9627 3622 or email

Riverstone Neighbourhood Centre and Community Aid Service Inc

Riverstone Neighbourhood Centre  is a long established, not for profit organisation providing services and programs that are engaging, meaningful and culturally respectful for individuals and families.  We offer a diverse range of opportunities for vulnerable people across the life span that aim  to support  community capacity, improve life opportunities, build social cohesion, promote belonging,  inclusion and support vulnerable individuals and families. We facilitate improved access to essential services with our outreach offices and critical partner agencies, and provide enhanced opportunities for connection with our available halls, meeting space, youth centre, men’s shed and community garden. We build community connections by facilitating local interagencies, and a community development,   enabling  engagement on issues of concern.

Phone number 9627 3622
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