Recreation and Social Event Lead

Wallara Australia Ltd
Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
Community Services & Development
Aged & Disability Support
Part time
Posted 25d ago

Wallara Australia is a unique non-profit organisation based in Melbourne's South East. Every day we  provide creative services for Australia's largest minority group – people with disabilities.  We coach them to grow as individuals, to work productively, to explore their communities and to live the way they choose.

About the role

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a part-time Recreation and Social Events Lead. The role is 45.6 hours per fortnight, preferably 3 days a week, 9am to 5pm including a Monday and Tuesday, but days and times are negotiable.

Reporting to the Education Manager, this is a really great opportunity within our Service Delivery Team. To be successful in this role, you’ll need to be a great networker and be able to connect into the community and with Wallara’s partners to find new opportunities for our clients to explore.  You’ll need to bring your expertise in partnering, stakeholder engagement and business growth to impact on recreation and social event initiatives for the organisation and be able to provide exceptional customer service for clients and families.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Knowledge and experience working within the disability, community and/or health sector (previous NDIS experience highly desirable)
  • Exceptional networking skills – the ability to identify social and recreation opportunities for our clients and then convert them into a reality is vital to this role
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to prevent and resolve issues and to build and maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders
  • A passion for supporting people with disabilities to achieve the best they can
  • A creative, resourceful and innovative approach with an eagerness to think outside the box
  • Strong administration, written communication skills and computer literacy
  • Detail focused approach - make sure the t’s are crossed and i’s dotted!
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to think laterally
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Commitment to exceptional service delivery and a demonstrated professional approach to work
  • Commitment to the principles of WHS, EEO, Cultural Diversity and all relevant legislation

Must haves

  • Right to work in Australia
  • Mandatory NDIS Worker Screening Check (including police check) will be conducted
  • Full Victorian drivers licence

Work perks

  • A supportive and collaborative work culture
  • Competitive salary including salary packaging options
  • Professional development and training
  • Career opportunities and pathways
  • Access to employee benefits and discounts

Why a career with Wallara?  Because when you join Wallara, you’ll join a movement! We’re driving social change for people with different abilities and we’re having a good time doing it! We’re passionate, professional, and purposeful about our mission. We also value innovation, collaboration and celebration. It’s just the way we roll!  So if you believe the future is inclusive, you’ll feel right at home with us.

The Wallara Way:

  • Be creative and push the boundaries
  • Think client first
  • Do the right thing
  • Together we make a difference
  • Have fun and celebrate awesomeness

How to apply

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding role please apply through SEEK by COB 6 October 2021.  Please note applications must include a resume and cover letter and only applications that meet the selection criteria will be considered. 

For more information, please contact 

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Our clients come from all communities and so do our people. Wallara is an equal opportunity employer – all abilities and from every walk of life, inclusion is why we exist. If you share our values and want to drive social change to empower people with different abilities, Wallara may be your next workplace.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?

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