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Posted 14 January 2020

East Metropolitan
PP - Part-time Permanent

Our Vision and Purpose 
Celebrating people and helping people live a great life 

Our Values 
Integrity, Respect, Welcoming, Optimism 

About Rise 

Rise was formed on a cold, wet night on July 12 1983, where 92 people met at the Brown Park Community Centre in Swan View to talk about how they could better support the people in their own community. From this meeting a voluntary and charitable organisation was created, and Rise has been working with communities since. 

We provide choices for more than 3000 people from all walks of life including young people at risk, those experiencing mental health challenges, people with a disability, our carers and the elderly.  

Together we can create communities that shine. 

Do you identify as a person with disability, that wants to make a difference?  If yes please read on as this opportunity may be great for you.

Rise is now recruiting for an Activities Coordinator to join our Youth team on a part-time basis (22.8 hours per week).  

About the Role

The primary role of the Activities Coordinator is to engage with and support young people accessing Stratton Edge Youth Centre, as well as develop, organise and facilitate various centre-based programs. The Activities Coordinator is responsible for the management and administration of the Stratton Edge Youth Centre. They develop and deliver programs/activities for centre-based services. The role endeavours to engage with and disseminate information to young people in relation to the issues they present while also supporting them with accessing other services and providing some case management. The Activities Coordinator works in collaboration with the Case Coordinator to ensure young people are supported via case coordination and may undertake case coordination by assessment, design, implementation and review at times.

About You

To be considered for this position, you will have tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and/ or extensive experience in direct client work.  You will have well developed communication and interpersonal skills as well as experience of working with young people experiencing complex issues. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the issues impacting on young people at risk. 

Further to that, you will be prepared to enthusiastically embody Rise’s values with a deep belief in the organisation’s vision statement to “celebrate people”.

You will also demonstrate;

  • Ability to organise youth events and group activities
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a community setting
  • The ability to manage and prioritise your own workload
  • Good level of computer skills and using programs

Why join us?  

  • HBF corporate discount on health insurance
  • Opportunity to salary package (including mortgage / rental payments)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Journey cover insurance
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Flexible working hours available
  • Rise has over 700 staff and volunteers from 40 different countries which creates a fun and thriving workplace 

Our diversity is our strength and we strongly encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and lifestyles because we want you to bring your true self to work. 

Work for Rise because we believe in you and recognise your talents. If you’re keen to become part of Rise’s future, jump on board! 

Together we rise 

How to Apply

To discuss this role or any questions, please contact Sally McVicar on 0408 895 611.

To apply for this role, please attach a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and Resume.

Rise is a workplace that is inclusive of all walks of life and encourages all candidates ranging from Disability, LGBTIQ, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.  



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