Strategic Engagement Coordinator


Wangaratta, VIC

Posted 8/21/2019

Strategic Engagement Coordinator

  • Ovens & Murray Region
  • Temporary Part Time (30.4 hours per week)
  • Contract until 2 October 2020
  • $38.26 per hour

The 2016-17 Victorian State Budget allocated $4.5m per annum over four years for a number of initiatives to strengthen settlement outcomes in Victoria. One of these initiatives is the engagement of a network of Strategic Engagement Coordinators (SECs).

The SECs work with established and recently arrived migrant communities, including those that have been in Australia for more than five years and/or are ineligible for Commonwealth settlement support but still require assistance for their participation and successful settlement in Victoria.

The SEC will strengthen settlement outcomes through a strengths-based community engagement approach that involves collaborative efforts and coordination to engage and support culturally diverse communities including at-risk and new and emerging communities across Victoria.

This position is part of a network of 11 SECs across Victoria and works in the Ovens and Murray region covering the shires of Alpine, Benalla, Indigo, Mansfield, Wangaratta, Wodonga and Towong.

You will have relevant tertiary qualifications in Social Sciences / Social Work or equivalent as well as demonstrated community-based work experience with culturally and / or linguistically diverse communities and/or religiously diverse communities.

Your outstanding networking skills and experience in building and maintaining partnerships with key stakeholders, including government and community organisations will single you out as the person that we are looking for. Knowledge of government and policy processes will be incredibly important.

We offer an inclusive, friendly, flexible, supportive and safe work environment.

A detailed Position Description is available below. Further enquiries about this position should be directed to Brad Gill, Projects & Recreation Coordinator on 03 5722 1189.

All applications must include a current resume and a document addressing the Key Selection Criteria in clause 9 of the Position Description. These can be emailed to

Applications close at 4pm on Tuesday, 3 September 2019.

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