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.

Housing Engagement Manager

The Housing Engagement Manager will be responsible for the expansion of The Housing Hub across Australia, the engagement for the Get Building SDA projects and will also contribute to the work of the Housing Matching Team by engaging with the community and NDIS participants to identify SDA eligible NDIS participants and  provide information about appropriate properties.

Call for submissions: Growing Up Disabled in Australia

Closing date: May 31, 2019

Submissions should be between 1000 and 4000 words of non-fiction pieces that deal with any aspect of growing up chronically ill, deaf, Deaf or disabled. Submissions can be in any manner, tone or style, but should not be academic or scholarly. They should be written in first-person and be honest accounts of lived experience – positive, negative or anything in between.

IT Administration and Website Support

A casual position has opened up for an IT Administration and Website Support person at the Summer Foundation. Responsibilities & Duties • Help to improve and maintain documentation about the website. • Maintain a list of common problems users encounter. • Write documentation to explain how to resolve common issues. • Assist with maintenance of … Continued

PACE Mentoring – Apply now

Closing date: March 3, 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. 

Impact and Partnerships Manager – Summer Foundation

Purpose: To support the delivery of Summer Foundation’s strategy by identifying and progressing opportunities to gain support for our work. Managing partnerships with those who do support our work, and measuring the impact of our work.

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.

Sportability Employment Program for Women

The Sportability Employment Program for Women is a six-month project that will help a group of women with disability gain employment in the sport and recreation sector. Program participants will •    be supported to apply for jobs or leadership roles •    take part in work readiness workshops •    attend industry events and … Continued

Manager – Workforce and Industry Development

Closing date: February 19, 2019

This role will oversee a range of key strategic projects for VCOSS which aims to build the community sector workforce and industry development.

Project Officer

Closing date: February 27, 2019

In this role you will contribute to initiatives to increase the social and civic participation of people with disability. This includes providing project support to a small grants program and the appointment process for the Victorian Disability Advisory Council.

Senior Adviser , Office of the Secretary

Closing date: February 26, 2019

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to be involved with and contribute to high level discussions across a range of portfolios with respect to jobs, innovation, regional development, resources, sports and precincts.