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.

Practice Coordinator, Health

Closing date: September 2, 2019

This position is ideal for someone who is interested in expanding their skills in project work and leadership and contribute to; influencing best practice discharge with respect to health & the NDIS; engaging and networking with health services across Victoria. Essential Criteria includes: Experience working directly with people with disability who have complex and high … 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. 

Research Fellow

Closing date: August 26, 2019

An exciting opportunity is available for a talented early career social science researcher to play a lead role in developing a new conceptual approach to commissioning in disability services, at a macro level in Australia and internationally, and at a micro level focusing on choice and control for people with disability within individualised budgets.

General Manager

Closing date: August 23, 2019

Deaf Victoria is seeking a motivated and experienced General Manager to lead the implementation of the new Strategic Plan (2018-2023). You will work within a social model of disability, aspiring for the equity of Deaf people, and ensure that Deaf people are represented in all strategic decisions to ensure that Deaf Victoria is led by the aspirations, concerns and values of Deaf and hard of hearing people.

Volunteer Board members

Closing date: August 19, 2019

Disability Justice Australia Inc. (DJA) is currently accepting Expressions of Interest for 2 new board members who have governance experience as well as skills, knowledge or experience in areas of legal, advocacy, communications and marketing, business development or financial management.