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Community Engagement Coordinator
ACT, Gungahlin Leisure Centre - Gungahlin 2912

ACT, Gungahlin Leisure Centre - Gungahlin 2912

  • Great career paths and development with an entrepreneurial organisation
  • Full time Position 
  • Opportunity to make a real difference to our community 

We are looking for an individual that shows leadership, is friendly and passionate about delivering the Belgravia Leisure – 5 Year Access & Inclusion Plan within the Community.

 

The Role

 

Reporting to the Centre Manager and the National Disability & Diversity Manager, the primary focus of the Community Engagement Coordinator will be to identify, engage and collaborate with a network of key community members and groups that can assist in the implementation of programs within our centre that will enhance social capital.

 

The purpose of the Community Engagement Coordinator is to build meaningful and lasting relationships within the area to service and support community needs, including but not limited to: people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, multicultural people, international students and LGBTIQ+.

 

Through a robust research process you will identify local community needs that may be enhanced by programs delivered within our venue with special consideration for the disability, diversity and disadvantaged space. You will collaborate with the Centre Manager and other key stakeholders to develop programs that address the identified needs and emerging issues, and collect relevant information and data to evaluate and report the impact of community programs, all the while identifying opportunities to ensure that established program are, where possible, sustainable and self sufficient.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure that services and activities are in compliance within funding, legal and contractual arrangements.
  • In collaboration with local stakeholders, identify and respond to relevant needs and emerging issues in the community
  • Develop and maintain partnerships and collaborative projects with other community organisations
  • Provide information, advice and educational activities for the community
  • Engage in a process of information collection, recording and reporting related to community programs that supports a continuous improvement cycle of community development

ESSENTIAL

  • Understanding of the principles of community development and associated government priorities and strategies
  • Motivation and passion to support a community development process
    Experience using evidence-based practices underpinned by collaboration with community groups, to address determined community needs
  • Experience leading a team implementing community development activities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High level report writing and public presentation skills
  • Current First Aid
  • Current CPR
  • Working with Children's check
  • National Police check

DESIRABLE

  • Undergraduate and/or postgraduate degree in Community Development or related fields

Previous experience is a similar role is desirable. 

 

The Company

 

Belgravia Leisure is part of the Belgravia Health and Leisure Group (BHLG) and is the fastest growing leisure organisation in Australia. Our core areas of business and facilities stewardship include health clubs, wellness and spa, golf, aquatic and sporting venues in 250 locations across Australia and New Zealand. 

 

We are in an exciting period of growth and look to continue to diversify and deliver results while being a strong community citizen.  With an annual turnover in excess of $180m, the group are looking for the best and brightest to assist with taking the organisation into the future.

 

If you like the sound of us, then jump in and submit your application. We’d love to hear from you!

Apply now !!

 

We are committed to providing a child safe environment. Please refer to our child safety framework. Successful applicants will be required to obtain a national police check and a Working with Children check.  

 

Belgravia Leisure is a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.  We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQIA+ people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability. We're happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs - reach out to us at [email protected].

 

  Full Time

    Gungahlin ACT

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   Posted 04 Jun 24

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