Volunteer Coordinator - The Gathering Place

Job No: Berry2677
Location: Morwell, VIC

  • Morwell location
  • Full-time fixed term until 30 June 2019
  • Generous salary packaging benefits



Join Victoria’s largest independent child welfare organisation and become a vital part of a team that never gives up doing whatever it takes for kids. We believe everyone should have a good childhood, growing up in families and communities where they feel safe, nurtured and have hope for the future.

The Gathering Place is a culturally safe space for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to connect. The Gathering Place provides a variety of social, cultural and practical engagement programs that help to support the community. As part of the ongoing establishment of the Gathering Place we are seeking a Volunteer Coordinator to further promote and encourage connectedness with the local community. This is a new position aimed at reviewing and developing the processes surrounding coordination and administration of our volunteers and mentors.

The successful candidate will be passionate about making a difference in the community. You will have strong organisational skills and the ability to have a yarn with anyone who may come in to the Gathering Place. You will be a strong team player with great problem solving skills and a passion for continuous development. A Diploma in Community Welfare of other relevant qualification is required for this role.

For further information, please refer to the position description.


  Queries to Deb Hamilton-Bean, Senior Manager – Community Partnerships on (03) 5134 5971

Applications addressing the key selection criteria should be submitted by 11pm Sunday 26th August 2018.

To download the Position Description, please click here

To download the Key Selection Criteria, please click here

Berry Street are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children, including those with a disability and culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. Berry Street are also committed to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Aboriginal children, their families and communities. Comprehensive reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check and police check. Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply. 


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