About Access Health and CommunityWith a 150-year history and caring at our centre, our vision at Access Health and Community (AccessHC) is to build healthier lives together. We have a dedicated and experienced team of over 400 employees and 200 volunteers operating across 18 locations. Our people are the centre of everything we do and contribute to improving the wellbeing of the community every day.About the roleWe are seeking an enthusiastic Volunteer Coordinator with strong organisational and communication skills to oversee volunteer programs within Access Health & Community in compliance with funding and service contracts. Our primary aim is to facilitate the provision of high-quality community support services by volunteers, creating new opportunities and pathways for volunteers, ensuring recruitment, retention and training is undertaken.This rewarding role is based in Camberwell reporting directly to the Executive Lead – Community Impact and Access and offers the flexibility to manage the hours across the week to suit your lifestyle. Your demonstrated interest in community services with strong interpersonal skills, flexibility and excellent administration skills will be highly regarded.  You will possess a caring, patient and flexible attitude and the ability to work independently and work collaboratively within a team environment.What you will be doing Key ResponsibilitiesManage and oversee volunteer recruitment, training, retention and replacements in programsDevelop and maintain up-to-date volunteer resourcesWork with managers, team leaders and coordinators to identify potential volunteer positions and develop position descriptions for each roleCreate recruitment pathways with organisations including Universities, BVRC, Volunteering VictoriaProvide ongoing information and support to volunteer supervisors to ensure compliance with volunteer standards and best practice in volunteeringUndertake probation reviews/annual reviews in conjunction with the volunteer supervisor where appropriateMaintain positive relationships with key external agencies that provide volunteer pathways into AccessHCWhat you will bring The skills and experience you will bring to this role as the successful candidate you will have: Key Selection CriteriaTertiary qualifications in human servicesExperience in a volunteer coordination role within a human services environmentStrong interpersonal and communication skills – verbal, and written Highly developed organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload and multi task with high level of attention to detailDemonstrated ability to work independently and work collaboratively within a team environmentProficiency in Microsoft Office and relevant software applicationsAttributes Demonstrated ability to relate to people from a diverse range of social, cultural and ethnics backgroundsCommitment to continuous quality improvement and health promotion principlesWell-developed presentation and report writing skillsEffective financial management skillsStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsStrong project management skillsDemonstrated ability to work in a team environmentDemonstrated behaviours consistent with AccessHC valuesAccess Health and Community Culture and BenefitsAt AccessHC, we offer more than just a fulfilling career; we invest in our people and provide an environment where you can thrive in a culture of collaboration and support. Our team members share commitment and passion to make a positive impact and this ethos creates a range of benefits for our people from opportunities for personal and professional growth to a sense of purpose and belonging.Our culture promotes an environment of success and fulfilment. Join us and experience a career where you truly make a difference. The position encompasses an extensive range of benefits:Supportive and values-based culture and engaged workforceCulture of trust and empowerment for people to grow and thriveCommitment to a work-life balance with flexible working conditionsFocus on staff wellbeing and health - Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Commitment to ongoing professional development and career growthPaid parental leave and opportunity to purchase additional leaveAnnual leave loadingGenerous salary packaging opportunities (up to $15,990 per annum + $2,650 meals/entertainment expenses) Read more about our culture and benefits: https://accesshc.org.au/culture-and-benefitsApply NowSubmit your application including your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria.Please refer to the position description on our website for the key selection criteria information: https://accesshc.org.au/careers/Please email, David Towl, Executive Lead, Community Impact and Access: David. Towl@accesshc.org.au  if you would like further information about the role.We will be reviewing applications as they are submitted and may appoint the role before the end of date of the advertisement. Applications close:   23rd June 2024Access Health and Community (AccessHC) is a Child Safe Organisation that values inclusivity and diversity. We encourage applications from people with disabilities, those with lived experience of mental health and/or alcohol and other drugs (AOD) challenges, and those with diverse genders and sexualities. At AccessHC, our vision for reconciliation is an Australia where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples experience equitable health and social outcomes. Our Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) will contribute to achieving reconciliation. We will seek an understanding of and acknowledging histories and injustices, support the active expression of culture, build strong, trusting relationships, and apply culturally appropriate practices within our work. We will work in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to create a welcoming and safe place for everyone at our services. AccessHC acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung people, who are the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work. We pay our respects to Wurundjeri Elders past, present, and future, and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and we acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded. As a vaccine positive organisation, we encourage COVID-19 vaccinations and require successful applicants to undergo a NDIS Check, Working With Children Check, Police Check and potentially an International Check. Position Description AUD Camberwell 3124

Coordinator Volunteering

  • Permanent Part time 22.8 hrs. position, Camberwell
  • Work life balance, ability to work flexible hours across the week
  • Not for Profit, salary packaging benefits & highly supported team

About Access Health and Community

With a 150-year history and caring at our centre, our vision at Access Health and Community (AccessHC) is to build healthier lives together. We have a dedicated and experienced team of over 400 employees and 200 volunteers operating across 18 locations. Our people are the centre of everything we do and contribute to improving the wellbeing of the community every day.

About the role

We are seeking an enthusiastic Volunteer Coordinator with strong organisational and communication skills to oversee volunteer programs within Access Health & Community in compliance with funding and service contracts. Our primary aim is to facilitate the provision of high-quality community support services by volunteers, creating new opportunities and pathways for volunteers, ensuring recruitment, retention and training is undertaken.

This rewarding role is based in Camberwell reporting directly to the Executive Lead – Community Impact and Access and offers the flexibility to manage the hours across the week to suit your lifestyle. Your demonstrated interest in community services with strong interpersonal skills, flexibility and excellent administration skills will be highly regarded.  You will possess a caring, patient and flexible attitude and the ability to work independently and work collaboratively within a team environment.

What you will be doing

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and oversee volunteer recruitment, training, retention and replacements in programs
  • Develop and maintain up-to-date volunteer resources
  • Work with managers, team leaders and coordinators to identify potential volunteer positions and develop position descriptions for each role
  • Create recruitment pathways with organisations including Universities, BVRC, Volunteering Victoria
  • Provide ongoing information and support to volunteer supervisors to ensure compliance with volunteer standards and best practice in volunteering
  • Undertake probation reviews/annual reviews in conjunction with the volunteer supervisor where appropriate
    • Maintain positive relationships with key external agencies that provide volunteer pathways into AccessHC

What you will bring

 The skills and experience you will bring to this role as the successful candidate you will have: Key Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in human services
  • Experience in a volunteer coordination role within a human services environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills – verbal, and written Highly developed organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload and multi task with high level of attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and relevant software applications

Attributes

  • Demonstrated ability to relate to people from a diverse range of social, cultural and ethnics backgrounds
  • Commitment to continuous quality improvement and health promotion principles
  • Well-developed presentation and report writing skills
  • Effective financial management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated behaviours consistent with AccessHC values

Access Health and Community Culture and Benefits

At AccessHC, we offer more than just a fulfilling career; we invest in our people and provide an environment where you can thrive in a culture of collaboration and support. Our team members share commitment and passion to make a positive impact and this ethos creates a range of benefits for our people from opportunities for personal and professional growth to a sense of purpose and belonging.

Our culture promotes an environment of success and fulfilment. Join us and experience a career where you truly make a difference.

 The position encompasses an extensive range of benefits:

  • Supportive and values-based culture and engaged workforce
  • Culture of trust and empowerment for people to grow and thrive
  • Commitment to a work-life balance with flexible working conditions
  • Focus on staff wellbeing and health - Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and career growth
  • Paid parental leave and opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Annual leave loading
  • Generous salary packaging opportunities (up to $15,990 per annum + $2,650 meals/entertainment expenses)

 Read more about our culture and benefits: https://accesshc.org.au/culture-and-benefits

Apply Now

Submit your application including your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria.

Please refer to the position description on our website for the key selection criteria information: https://accesshc.org.au/careers/

Please email, David Towl, Executive Lead, Community Impact and Access: David. Towl@accesshc.org.au  if you would like further information about the role.

We will be reviewing applications as they are submitted and may appoint the role before the end of date of the advertisement.

 Applications close:   23rd June 2024

Access Health and Community (AccessHC) is a Child Safe Organisation that values inclusivity and diversity. We encourage applications from people with disabilities, those with lived experience of mental health and/or alcohol and other drugs (AOD) challenges, and those with diverse genders and sexualities. 

At AccessHC, our vision for reconciliation is an Australia where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples experience equitable health and social outcomes. Our Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) will contribute to achieving reconciliation. We will seek an understanding of and acknowledging histories and injustices, support the active expression of culture, build strong, trusting relationships, and apply culturally appropriate practices within our work. 

We will work in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to create a welcoming and safe place for everyone at our services. AccessHC acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung people, who are the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work. We pay our respects to Wurundjeri Elders past, present, and future, and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and we acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded. 

As a vaccine positive organisation, we encourage COVID-19 vaccinations and require successful applicants to undergo a NDIS Check, Working With Children Check, Police Check and potentially an International Check.