Administration & Facilities Officer

Greenacre Area Community Centre

Applications Closing: Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 17:00

The role provides administration support for the Centre and is the first point of contact for clients and visitors and the main contact and liaison for Centre groups and volunteers. The role is also responsible for all aspects of hall hire and facility maintenance.

We are looking to recruit an experienced and energetic individual with excellent people skills and the ability to work in a busy environment, multitask and switch hats as required.
Please note this is not a typical admin desk job. To be successful in this role you need to have the ability to move around the centre and juggle many balls. be familiar with all aspects of the centre’s operations.

Details
Category: Administration & Support, Community Development
Field: Community
Employment basis: Full-time
Job Location: South West Sydney
About us

Greenacre Area Community Centre (GACC) is a not-for-profit community based organisation offering a range of services and programs to the local communities of Greenacre, Chullora, Mt Lewis and the wider Canterbury Bankstown Local Government Area.

GACC has been in operation since 1997. Whilst programs and services have evolved over the years in response to community needs and the availability of funding, GACC has retained its focus on providing community capacity building programs for the whole community, with a particular focus on children, young people, families, and people who are socially isolated or disadvantaged.

GACC has built strong local networks and collaborates with other agencies to increase community access to services.

Some of the services offered include:

  • Supported Playgroup
  • School Holiday Activities
  • Counselling and case work
  • Educational, social and recreational classes/groups
  • Community Strengthening Events
  • Community Development
  • Information and referral
  • Drop-in client support
  • Work Development Order (WDO) Program
  • Food Share
  • Volunteering
  • Tertiary Student Placements
  • Tax Help
  • Hall Hire
Position details
Essential Selection Criteria:
  • Degree or diploma in business administration/community services/facilities management or related field
  • Min 3- year employment experience with proven face to face client interaction
  • Strong admin skills and ability to maintain and creates new office systems and procedures as required
  • Excellent English communication skills, written and verbal and advanced interpersonal skills
  • High level planning, organisational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work self-directed, use own initiative and produce quality work with attention to detail
  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office) and data entry skills
  • Social media skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to comply with WH&S
  • Current NSW Driver’s Licence and access to a vehicle
Desirable Selection Criteria:
  • Previous experience in community services
  • Facilities management experience
Other Information:
  • We are an EEO employer. It is an offence under the NSW Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998 for a person convicted of a serious sex offence to apply for this position.
  • Working with Children and Criminal record checks apply.
  • We are a smoke free environment
Position Description: Download position description
Contact details
Contact Name: Executive Officer
Contact Email: eo@gacc.org.au
Contact Phone: 9750 7982
How to apply

To apply please submit the following three documents via email to:
eo@gacc.org.au

  1. A current Resume including your home address and mobile phone number and two work referees, one of which is a direct supervisor
  2. A short (half page) cover letter introducing yourself
  3. A Statement of Selection Criteria outlining how you meet each point of the above Essential and Desirable Criteria

Note! Failure to submit all three documents will render your application invalid and no further communication will be entered into.

Date posted: 07 January 2020

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