Positions Vacant

Seeking Volunteers for Community Visitors Program

The Office of the Public Advocate is looking for people to volunteer as Community Visitors. These are unique volunteer positions which are official Victorian Governor in Council appointments. Community Visitors protect the human rights of people with disabilities by visiting accommodation facilities and monitoring and reporting on the adequacy of services provided.

Vision Australia seeks mentors for new employment program

Closing date: June 30, 2019

Vision Australia is on the lookout for volunteer mentors to assist in delivering a new program which will help people who are blind or have low vision achieve their employment goals.

Housing Prototype Tour Guide

The Summer Foundation are currently looking to employ people with disability on a casual basis to provide guided tours of an accessible housing prototype to members of the public and key stakeholders including people with disability and their families, health staff, support coordinators and other service providers. The Housing Prototype Tour Guide will bring a … Continued

Practice Coordinator, Health

The purpose of the Practice Coordinator – Health is to further build and reinforce capacity with Local Hospital Networks across Victoria in working with NDIS participants. The role will focus the organisation’s work in building the capacity of health services across Victoria to achieve positive hospital discharge outcomes for people with disability and complex support … Continued

Calling LGBTIQA+ people with disability for focus groups

Jax Jackie Brown is running some focus groups for a Drummond Street Services project to develop some resources about respectful relationships for LGBTIQA+ people with disability.  This project will not focus on experiences of violence but instead will be looking at what can enable us, as LGBTIQ people with disability. Your lived experience as an LGBTIQA+ person with disability is essential  for  shaping and guiding the development of the resources about respectful relationships. 

PACE Mentoring – Apply now

Closing date: June 28, 2019

Are you a student or jobseeker with disability? Positive Action towards Career Engagement (PACE Mentoring) connects students and jobseekers with disability with mentors from leading Australian businesses. It gives you an opportunity to develop your skills and confidence in a workplace setting. 

Call for Papers: 7th National Brain Injury Conference

Closing date: July 1, 2019

Brain Injury Australia invites people with a brain injury, their family members, researchers, clinicians, allied health professionals, service providers and policymakers to submit a presentation proposal for its 7th National Brain Injury Conference – to be held, in partnership with the Melbourne Disability Institute, in the 500-seat B117 Lecture Theatre at the Melbourne School of Design on The University of Melbourne’s campus in Parkville on Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th October 2019.

VCAT appointments – EOI

Closing date: June 30, 2019

The Attorney-General seeks expressions of interest for appointment as full-time or sessional members of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT), for the following lists: Planning and Environment List Building and Property List Guardianship List Human Rights List Review and Regulation List. VCAT members are appointed for a period of seven years by the Governor … Continued

Senior Policy Advisor – Women with Disabilities

Closing date: June 27, 2019

Working within the Our Watch policy team, this advisor will be responsible for leading a collaborative project with Women with Disabilities Victoria (WDV) to inform improved approaches to the prevention of violence against women with disabilities. An initial literature review and some foundational work has already taken place.

Community Development & Campaign Officer

Closing date: June 30, 2019

DRC is looking for a Community Development & Campaign Officer to undertake a campaign to seek change towards a Public Transport system that is accessible for all Victorians. This campaign builds on the findings of the DRC’s Accessible Public Transport Project that was conducted in 2018. The Transport for All report can be downloaded at www.drc.org.au/systemic-advocacy/.

Communications & Promotions Officer

Closing date: June 30, 2019

The DRC is looking for a creative and passionate person to join their team to help tell powerful stories of people with disabilities and to promote our events, groups and our organisation.

Your communication skills will enable the DRC to interact with our members and the broader community in an engaging and inclusive way. You will be creating share-worthy content which highlights our message and the people and communities we work with.

Administration Officer

Closing date: June 26, 2019

The DRC is looking for friendly individual with good computer and organisational skills to join their passionate team at Disability Resources Centre. This is a unique opportunity to provide our Committee of Management with secretarial support and learn how a not-for-profit Disability Organisation operates.

You will also provide general office assistance to our team including answering the phone, computer work and preparing for meetings of our committees and community groups.