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Community Development Facilitator

Advertiser: Lifeline4 out of 54.0 overall rating (61 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
1 Feb 2019
Toowoomba & Darling Downs
$75,407 + super
Work Type
Community Services & Development, Community Development

The Organisation

Lifeline Darling Downs & South West Qld are an established leading not for profit employer of choice providing a suite of services to individuals and families in the thriving developing regional centre of Toowoomba.

The roles (4)

The Community Connections Program was initiated in response to ongoing drought conditions across Toowoomba, Lockyer Valley, Somerset, South Burnett, Western Downs, Cherbourg, Goondiwindi and Southern Downs.  Drought has significant negative impacts on the mental health of individuals and communities.  

This Program aims to build community-based resilience and referral skills development through training community members across the affected region with the skills they need to be gatekeepers and referrers.  These positions will be responsible for leading and delivering the resilience and referral skills training program within the designated drought affected communities.  

 On Offer:

  • $75K+ super
  • Salary Packaging
  • Full time / Part time negotiable
  • Contract to 30 June 2020
  • Position based in Toowoomba

Essential Selection Criteria:

  • Degree in Human Services or related field.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and deliver community awareness activities.
  • Experience in project delivery including managing program workflow and reporting.
  • Work in partnership with stakeholders applying asset based community development strategies. 
  • Demonstrated understanding of psychological distress and how this can impact on a person’s social and emotional wellbeing.
  • Demonstrated high level communication skills both verbal and written, with an emphasis on effective interpersonal skills negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively support the Values, Principles and Purposes of LDDSQWL.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the principles and practices of Employment Equity, Ethical Conduct and Work Health & Safety.
  • Current Queensland “C” class drivers licence.

To apply for this position you will need to obtain an application pack.  To do this or to ask any questions related to these positions please contact :

Jodie Edge at Lifeline Darling Downs & South West Queensland Limited on or 4699 1683 

Applications must be submitted to this email address by no later than 5pm on Friday 15 February 2019

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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