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Trainer & Capacity Builder (Female Identified)

Job No: 121828
Location: Richmond and Dandenong

  • Rewarding opportunity for an experienced Trainer to join an organisation helping to prevent and respond to family violence in multicultural communities
  • Competitive salary circa $78,000 plus 9.5% super, salary packaging & 5 weeks annual leave
  • inTouch has an Equal Opportunity Exemption and for this reason requests applications from women only.

About the Organisation

Celebrating 35 years, inTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence (inTouch) offers services and programs across the family violence continuum, from prevention and early intervention, to crisis intervention, post crisis support and recovery.

They are committed to changing lives and changing communities for the better. They strive to create a world where culturally diverse women and children live free of violence and, since 1984, have helped over 18,000 women experiencing family violence, 60% with children.

For more information about this organisation, please click here.

About the Opportunity

Due to ongoing growth, inTouch is looking for a passionate Capacity Builder/Trainer to join their team in Richmond, VIC on a contract basis, until June 2021. This role is being offered with either full-time or part-time hours, on a negotiable basis.

Working as part of a small, highly experienced team, you will be developing and delivering capacity building initiatives and training that predominantly focuses on helping to prevent and respond to family violence in multicultural communities.

Training is delivered to a range of participants, including staff from family violence & community service organisations; government employees; or volunteers, students, community members and leaders from multicultural communities. You will be traveling to sites across Melbourne and regional Victoria.

Some of your key duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Conducting needs analyses, developing tailored training packages, capacity building initiatives and providing training or other professional development resources;
  • Contributing to continuous improvement processes, updating training based on research, feedback, and training evaluations;
  • Delivering relevant specialist advice or knowledge to external service providers;
  • Developing and implementing strategies for monitoring and evaluating the quality and impact of projects;
  • Building effective working relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders; and
  • Assisting in the development of quality training and capacity building policies and procedures.

About You

To be considered for this position you will need a certificate IV in Training and Assessment, and ideally hold a relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Community Development, Health Promotion or similar.

You will have demonstrated experience in delivering training and/or capacity building initiatives in the community sector, and be able to plan, facilitate and adapt training sessions independently or with a co-facilitator.

A confident and authentic communicator, you will be able to build strong positive relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders, and have the flexibility to adapt to different learning styles as needed. Fluency in a language other than English will be highly regarded, but is not essential.

Importantly, you will be genuinely passionate about social justice and assisting migrant and refugee women and children. You will have an understanding of the gendered nature of family violence, specifically in the context of multicultural communities, and be committed to working within an intersectional feminist framework. 

Prior to commencement, the successful candidates will hold (or willing to obtain) the following:

  • A current Victorian Driver's License;
  • A current Working With Children's' Check; and
  • A current National Criminal History Record Check.

Please note: Under the Equal Opportunity Act (H143/2018) inTouch have an exemption and for this reason are accepting female applicants only. 

About the Benefits

inTouch is a diverse and multicultural organisation that prides itself on providing services to those affected by family violence in the migrant and refugee community.

You will be joining a team that is genuinely passionate about what they do and the people they help in the community. inTouch is a feminist organisation and aligns their workplace with the values and ideals that come with that.

This is an organisation that believes in the balance between work and home priorities by providing the opportunity for flexibility in your role.

For your hard work and dedication, you will receive an attractive base salary circa $78,000 plus 9.5% super, negotiable based on your skills and experience.

inTouch also offers a range of additional benefits, including:

  • Salary packaging to reduce your tax and increase your take-home pay;
  • 5 weeks annual leave;
  • Meals and entertainment benefit;
  • Ongoing training and development through a culture of learning; and
  • Staff wellness initiatives.

If you're looking for a way to use your skills to make a long-lasting positive impact on the lives of people and communities, don't wait - Apply Now.

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