Are you building your career in Children’s Services or Community Development?

  • Are you passionate about community?
  • Do you want to sleep well at night, knowing you’ve made a difference? 
  • Are you ready to help meet the practical needs of our diverse local area?
  • Are you looking for a supportive and nurturing workplace?

South Eastern Community Connect (SECC) is looking for a full-time Family & Community Support Worker.

As our SECC Family and Community Support Worker, you will work in a warm and dynamic team based at The SECC Community Hub in Mascot, Sydney.

SECC offers all the non-profit perks, including:

  • Salary packaging of up to $18,550 per year, including over $2500 in meal and entertainment benefits
  • Christmas Leave granted in addition to Annual Leave
  • Free access to the Employee Assistance Program to support your wellbeing
  • Free on-street parking
  • A supportive team-environment and a workplace culture centred on resilience and personal growth

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Maintain and manage the SECC Community Toy Library
  • Develop and plan community programs and services for children and young families
  • Enthusiastically deliver community programs and services appropriate to children and young families. This will include facilitating all our Supported Playgroups, and school holiday community activations and family events. This will involve packing and unpacking the SECC Community Van
  • Develop, coordinate and facilitate community outreach activities with people from diverse backgrounds. This may include activating community meeting spaces at local Social Housing estates
  • Assist with packing and sorting groceries for our weekly food relief service, The People’s Pantry
  • Assist with some client data in our CRMs and other administration tasks relating to programming

AS OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE, YOU WILL HAVE: 

  • Experience facilitating playgroups and programs for families and/or communities
  • Experience working with children or within a community development role
  • Ability to drive the Hub Community Van to Supported Playgroups
  • The demonstrated ability to network and work cooperatively with other community organisations
  • The ability to work as part of a team in a varied work environment, and across multiple work sites
  • Cert III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education or Community Development
  • A current driver’s license and a comprehensively insured vehicle
  • A current Working with Children Check (or willingness to obtain one)
  • A current First Aid/CPR Certificate (or willingness to obtain one)
  • Experience and knowledge of community and family services

ABOUT SOUTH EASTERN COMMUNITY CONNECT

South Eastern Community Connect (SECC) is a non-profit organisation with community centres in Eastlakes and Mascot, Sydney.

Extra Notes:

  • This role is paid under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry (SCHADS) Award 2010, Level 3.1, plus Super
  • Opportunity for some weekend work

Please send your application, including cover letter and resume, to Anne Clatworthy, HR Manager at centrehrmanager@secc.sydney.

For more information, call Anne on (02) 8338 8506

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