Canterbury City Community Centre provides a welcoming and inclusive work place - we employ a diverse team of Staff Board and Volunteers.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Diversity in our workplace makes us more effective in our work.
In applying for a position at Canterbury City Community Centre it is important to put in your best application possible to give yourself the best chance of success. To help in your application we have developed a guide for applicants which outlines the process and our expectations.
Expression of Interest - Casual female Urdu and Rohingya Bi-lingual Community Facilitators for Women’s Domestic Family and Sexual Violence (DFSV) Program
Canterbury City Community Centre is a dynamic not-for-profit organisation based in Lakemba and serving diverse communities in the Canterbury-Bankstown and Inner West local government areas. Our motto is Community Building Community and we work closely with local communities to develop and deliver programs which meet local needs and foster inclusion, harmony and an improved quality of life.
The Centre has recently received funding to deliver small group programs for women to build their confidence, understanding of domestic, family and sexual violence (DFSV) and their knowledge of support services that are available to them and their children.
We are seeking two bi-lingual facilitators from the Urdu and Rohingya communities to help us develop, promote and support deliver these culturally safe programs to women in Lakemba and South West Sydney. You will be provided with training and supervision to translate and support the delivery of these groups with a trained DFSV group facilitator.
The groups will be delivered 1 x morning per week in Term 4 2023 as well as Term 1 and Term 2 2024. There will also be additional hours to help ensure the programs are culturally safe, training to support program delivery and promoting the program to your community.
Employment will be on a casual ongoing basis till the 30th June 2024. Paid at SCHADS Level 3.1, casual rate approx. $48.81 p/hr.
Please address the essential criteria below in your cover letter and provide a copy of your resume.
Applications close 5pm Friday 6th October.
- Fluency in Urdu or Rohingya language
- Ability to understand, communicate effectively and read in English
- Demonstrated experience in facilitating community education sessions and/or assisting interpret for groups
- Understanding of issues facing women and their children experiencing or at risk of experiencing domestic violence.
- Confidence in undertaking discussions about domestic and family violence among members of your own community.
- Ability to recruit women and promote the program to your community.
Canterbury City Community Centre is a dynamic community centred not-for-profit organisation based in Lakemba and serving diverse communities in the Canterbury-Bankstown and Inner West local government areas – celebrating 50 years of service in 2022. Our Strategic Ambition is to expand our quality services and increase community access to support and opportunities.
Our motto is Community Building Community and we work closely with our communities to develop and deliver programs which meet local needs and foster inclusion, harmony and an improved quality of life.
We provide a range of services through our Aged Care, Community Engagement and Learning and Development programs. To learn more go to what-we-do on our website.
The newly created domestic, family and sexual violence project is an important addition to the work we do locally with women, children and families.
We seek a Domestic Family and Sexual Violence Project Coordinator who will oversee all aspects of the DFSV project including the development and delivery of a culturally responsive and dignity-driven DFSV group program to build capacity of women from the Rohingya and Urdu speaking communities.
The position is part-time 12hrs per week and fixed term till the 30th June 2024 at SCHADS Award Level 5.
If you want to make a positive difference to diverse communities and how domestic violence is understood and viewed while working for an impact driven organisation, we encourage you to apply.
Please address the essential and desirable criteria in the Position Description and provide a copy of your resume.
Applications close 5pm Monday 28th August 2023 with interviews the first week of September.
For more information please contact Kate Maclean, Manager for Community Sector and Capacity Building 9750 9344 or email email@example.com
Canterbury City Community Centre is currently recruiting Community Care Workers to assist in the delivery of the Home Care Packages Program, supporting elderly people in the Inner West and South West Sydney, through providing domestic assistance, transport, and/or personal care services. We are seeking friendly, reliable staff who enjoy helping elderly residents to remain independent in their own homes. Applicants must have a current drivers licence and be reasonably physically fit.
Applications are sought from suitably qualified and experienced people. Please refer to the Position Description.
To apply for a position, please send your resume and a Covering letter which has information on the following:
- Details of relevant qualifications and experience,
- The times that you are available for work,
- Drivers Licence details and whether you have access to a motor vehicle, and
- Contact details for two professional referees
Send your application by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information contact Gina Gericke on 9750 9344.
Nominations are accepted for postions on the Board of Directors prior to the Annual General Meeting held in November each year. To be eligible nominees must be current financial members and be proposed by two current financial members. Nomination Forms must be receivedthree weeks prior to the AGM and also address at least 3 criteria from the Skills matrix.
Chair (Voluntary Position) - Quality Care Advisory Body
Duration of Appointment - 2 years
Remuneration - Expenses paid
If you want to make a real difference to a value driven community-based organisation that supports a diverse community, this position may be for you!
The purpose of the Quality Care Advisory Body is to provide independent feedback and recommendations to the Board of Management on the quality of aged care provided to consumers / participants. The Chair of the Quality Care Advisory Body is an essential clinical governance role in our organisation as we continue to build our clinical capability and care.
Canterbury City Community Centre is a dynamic community centred not-for-profit organisation serving diverse communities in the Canterbury-Bankstown and Inner West local government areas – celebrating 50 years of service in 2022.
Our Strategic Ambition is to expand our quality services and increase community access to support and opportunities. More information on our Strategic Plan 2023-25 can be found in here (pdf). Our motto is Community Building Community and we work closely with communities and stakeholders to develop and deliver programs which meet local needs and foster inclusion, equity and an improved quality of life.
We provide a range of in-home and community based Aged Care service , Community Engagement initiatives and Learning and Development programs, please see 4cs.org.au for more information
Our aged care services consumers, participants, their carers and families are from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds, and many of our clients live alone. Every day we aim to provide respectful, tailored, safe, inclusive and quality care to ensure people’s life, health and wellbeing are enhanced.
Skills, Experience and Competencies required to fill this role include:
Relevant tertiary qualifications in Nursing/Health discipline.
Current AHPRA or professional body registration is highly desirable.
Current knowledge of clinical governance and risk management systems that promote safe, high-quality care and services in home and community care.
Ability to lead advisory body meetings in a manner that encourages open participation and information sharing from all members.
Demonstrated capacity to interpret and use data to inform clinical care.
Demonstrated understanding of the external environment relevant to in home and community aged care and the current reform agenda.
Demonstrated personal integrity, credibility and self-awareness by promoting an environment that reinforces our Values and Code of Behaviour.
Strong analytical skills and experience in monitoring, developing, and implementing strategies and systems that ensure the delivery of safe, high-quality care and services.
For additional information and a copy of the Position Description, please call CEO, Esta Paschalidis-Chilas or our Board President Rachel Gavarotto on 9750 9344.
We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
We always welcome enquiries from potential volunteers. Find out more about Volunteering at the 4cs by following the link.
If you are interesting in volunteering at Canterbury City Community Centre please call the STARS Volunteer Promotion Officer on 9750 9344 or email@example.com
Successful applicants for positions at Canterbury City Community Centre are subject to Criminal Records Checks.