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Compass (Welfare Drop In Centre) Coordinator (Temporary Contract)
RMIT University Student Union - RUSU

$82,602 Full time equivalent ($66,081 for 0.8 FTE) + Superannuation 

Applications close 5pm Sunday 10 September

An opportunity has arisen within a fast paced, challenging, student-focused organisation. Your skills in the area of social work, youth work, volunteer supervision, advocacy and support will be utilised to assist and support students in a complex and challenging higher education environment. 
In this role you will:

  • Support – Working with student volunteers, you will run the daily Compass drop-in centre, which assists students who present with a broad range of welfare issues.
  • Lead & Mentor – Support and mentor the dedicated RMIT Social Work, Youth Work and Psychology students who volunteer with Compass.
  • Reach Out - You will have the chance to plan, run and deliver outreach events across all of the RMIT Melbourne campuses that serve to enrich and support the student population. 
  • Create Change - Identify key welfare issues affecting RMIT students and contribute to appropriate responses, including providing input into research and campaigns.
  • Educate & Motivate - Work towards increasing the welfare literacy of the RMIT student and staff body through information and education events and activities.

This is a part time role working 4 days per week, based at RMIT Brunswick and Bundoora (2 days/campus).

This is a temporary contract from mid/late September 2017 to early September 2018.

Applicants MUST have a tertiary degree in Social Work or Youth Work with at least two years of experience in the sector to be considered for this position.

Advice to applicants:

Applications close 5pm Sunday 10 September 2017

All applications should be sent via email to by the closing date.

The successful applicant will be required to hold a Current Working with Children Check. 
To be eligible for this position you must have an appropriate visa to work in Australia/New Zealand.

Late applications will not be accepted.

For applications to be considered they MUST include:

  • a detailed curriculum vitae (CV) with 2 referees, and 
  • a letter specifically addressing the selection criteria (from page 6 & 7 of the Position Description).

For further details and to apply, email or phone (03) 9925 9478 or 9925 1842 and ask for Alaina.

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