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VTS Engagement Officer

Melbourne Polytechnic - Preston, VIC

Any Industry
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  • Promote the VTS & Network Skills
  • Full-Time Contract to December 2021
  • Create Significant Impacts For Our Students
  • PACCT 5 ($67,293 - $72,393)

About the Organisation:

Melbourne Polytechnic Institute offers not only a different way to learn: we also offer a different way to work. We believe in the importance of a good work-life balance and offer a range of benefits to support our staff to achieve their best. We have a flexible and supportive culture and we’re always on the lookout for skilled, motivated individuals to join us.

About the role:

The Volunteer Tutor Scheme works with the Adult Migrant English Program to promote the VTS across multiple stakeholders, this role will have a focus on building and driving recognition and recruiting VTS staff.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  1. A background in community development or related field; extensive knowledge and experience in coordinating volunteer programs and demonstrated skills in working in a cross-cultural environment. High-level skills in recruiting, inducting, supporting and managing volunteers and assisting with the ongoing review and delivery of appropriate training to support their role.
  2. Sound understanding of strategies relevant to addressing the needs of AMEP clients, knowledge of the education and settlement needs of recently-arrived refugees and migrants, and skills in supporting volunteers working in a cross-cultural environment.
  3. Highly effective communication, interpersonal and team skills, excellent organisational and time management skills, including the ability to work in a self-directed manner, and the ability to exercise sound judgement.

Applications must address the KSC found in the position description.

Want to find out more? Check out the position description and submit your application as soon as you can.

Applications will only be considered from candidates that have the appropriate approval to work in Australia.

Melbourne Polytechnic promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people.

Melbourne Polytechnic encourages Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ+ and from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this job, with age being no barrier.