Community Development Support Officers

Position: Community Development Support Officers

Location: Logan Central
Pay Rate: Up to $39/h + super (casual)
Assignment: Temporary, Full-time, 38hrs/week, until Jan 2025 with potential for extension

Maxima’s Recruitment Services is seeking multiple Community Development Support Officers for a role with their Local Government client.

About the Company

Our client ranks as the 7th largest local government in Australia, serving nearly 314,000 residents with comprehensive community services and facilities. With a workforce of 1,700, they are dedicated to fostering a progressive and dynamic city for the future.

About the Role

As a Community Development Support Officer, you will contribute to the planning, execution, and assessment of various community projects, collaborating closely with local residents and organizations. This position provides a unique opportunity to make a significant impact and cultivate enduring partnerships.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify community needs and assist in creating initiatives to meet these needs.
  • Engage with residents and organizations to utilize strengths, resources, and common goals.
  • Plan, consult on, implement, and evaluate a range of community development projects.
  • Develop marketing and social media strategies to promote community development efforts.
  • Stay updated on social and community trends, and analyze data for reporting.
  • Build and maintain effective partnerships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participate in network groups to enhance cooperation and promote initiatives.
  • Oversee project budgets and assist in organizing the client’s involvement in community events.

Programs the Community Development Support Officer Will Work On:

  • Community Resilience Building Program
  • Youth Engagement Program
  • Cultural Diversity and Inclusion Program
  • Health and Well-being Program
  • Environmental Sustainability Program
  • Neighbourhood Improvement Program
  • Volunteer Development Program
  • Social Inclusion and Connectedness Program

About You

  • Proven experience in community development and applying strengths-based approaches.
  • Strong project management skills with the capability to plan, implement, and evaluate initiatives.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for developing effective partnerships.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and competing demands effectively.
  • Proficient in word processing, spreadsheets, and electronic communication.
  • Must hold a current “C” class driver’s licence and a current Working with Children Suitability (Blue) Card, or be willing to obtain one prior to commencement.

Benefits of Joining Maxima’s Temporary Recruitment Services

  • Subsidized skin cancer checks
  • Complimentary annual flu shots
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Continuous monitoring and support

If you are eager to contribute to dynamic community development projects, we want to hear from you!

At Maxima we are committed to supporting positively diverse and including workforces which value all backgrounds and experiences.  We encourage applications from First Nations Peoples, people from a culturally or linguistically diverse background, people of all gender identities and people living with a disability.

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