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Join an innovative and people-centred organisation
that works in partnership with young people and children,
creating opportunities for them to enjoy full and meaningful lives.

Concern Australia has worked with vulnerable young people and children,
creating opportunities that see them reach their potential for nearly 50 years.
We are looking for passionate people who would like to have a positive impact on
the lives of young people and children who we work alongside.

If you would like to join our values-driven organisation that focusses on
being People-centred, a Leader, a Partner and a good Steward,
you may like to consider applying for one of our roles.

current opportunities

About us

Concern Australia is a dynamic not-for-profit organisation that has, for the past 50 years, worked with vulnerable young people and children (aged 5-21) to help create opportunities for them to enjoy full and meaningful lives and reach their potential. With a dedicated team of staff and volunteers, Concern Australia connects with 30,000 vulnerable young people and children Australia wide, through six innovative programs focusing on Education, Housing and Homelessness, and Justice. In 2016, we launched our strategic plan, the 2020VISION, and we are now looking for people who want to be part of this new and exciting chapter.

About the role

We are seeking an experienced Human Resource Officer to oversee all HR administrative procedures and policies as well as drive organisational culture initiatives in order to create a positive and healthy workplace. This will include the following responsibilities:

  • Support the development and implementation of HR initiatives and systems
  • Update all HR policies and procedures in line with accreditation standards and best practice
  • Actively participate and manage the end to end recruitment process
  • Maintain our HR records management system in line with legislative and regulatory body requirements
  • Create and report on HR metrics
  • Administration tasks under the OH&S framework
  • Deliver delegated projects in a timely manner

Reporting directly to the General Manager of Business Operations and located in Braybrook, this role presents a great opportunity for you to combine your skills in HR with a passion for giving hope to disadvantaged young people in Melbourne. Your work will allow each of our programs to thrive and grow!

Minimum requirements of the role include:

  • Completion of an HR qualification and/or proven relevant experience in an HR position (minimum 5 years experience)
  • Sound understanding of ER legislation including NES, FWA and Award interpretation
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills
  • Demonstrated experience in successful organisational culture initiatives
  • Highly competent in Microsoft Office applications
  • Proof of your eligibility to work in Australia. (Australian birth certificate, Australian passport, Australian citizenship or a working visa)
  • Provision of information establishing your identity through a Proof of Identity check
  • Consent to a National Police Check and International police check
  • Details of professional referees able to validate information on your skills, knowledge, capabilities, conduct and behaviour
  • Employee Working With Children Check

Concern Australia is a child safe organisation, which promotes the safety, participation and empowerment of children and young people. Concern Australia is an equal employment opportunity employer who is committed to employing a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander along with people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Apply for this position

Please download and read the Position Description. All applicants must include a current CV and a cover letter that addresses the key selection criteria in the position description.

Email your application to melanie.lim@concernaustralia.org.au using the subject Human Resource Officer Application. Applications close 9 February, 2020.

For further discussion, please contact:
Melanie Lim
HR Officer
Phone: 0410 119 756
melanie.lim@concernaustralia.org.au

About us

Concern Australia is a dynamic not-for-profit organisation that has, for the past 50 years, worked with vulnerable young people and children (aged 5-21) to help create opportunities for them to enjoy full and meaningful lives and reach their potential. With a dedicated team of staff and volunteers, Concern Australia connects with 30,000 vulnerable young people and children Australia wide, through six innovative programs focusing on Education, Housing and Homelessness, and Justice. In 2016, we launched our strategic plan, the 2020VISION, and we are now looking for people who want to be part of this new and exciting chapter.

About the role

As the Finance Officer at Concern Australia, the successful applicant’s objectives are:

  • Meet finance administration requirements and support the financial achievement of Concern Australia’s operational and strategic goals
  • Provide transactional and financial management services including payroll, oversight and assistance with accounts payable and receivable and statutory reporting
  • Program Budgets
  • Assistance with treasury management
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • End of month and end of year adjustments
  • Financial Reporting including budget variance analysis and consolidation, assets register maintenance and audits

Reporting directly to the General Manager of Business Operations and located in Braybrook, this role presents a great opportunity for you to combine your skills in finance with the passion for giving hope to the disadvantaged young people in Melbourne. Your work will allow each of our programs to thrive and grow!

Minimum requirements of the role include:

  • Completion of a degree or diploma in an accounting discipline with experience in a similar role
  • Excellent numerical & analytical skills with demonstrated experience in producing high quality content for various mediums
  • Highly competent in excel and accounting applications
  • Demonstrated time management and organisational skills
  • Focus on attention to detail and accurate recording of information
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the not for profit and community sector including DGR status
  • Proof of your eligibility to work in Australia. (Australian birth certificate, Australian passport, Australian citizenship or a working visa)
  • Provision of information establishing your identity through a Proof of Identity check
  • Consent to a National Police Check and International police check
  • Details of professional referees able to validate information on your skills, knowledge, capabilities, conduct and behaviour
  • Employee Working With Children Check

Please download and read the Position Description. All applicants must include a current CV and a cover letter that addresses the key selection criteria in the position description.

Email your application to melanie.lim@concernaustralia.org.au using the subject Finance Officer Application. Applications close 9 February, 2020.

For further discussion, please contact:
Melanie Lim
HR Officer
Phone: 0410 119 756
melanie.lim@concernaustralia.org.au

DOWNLOAD THE POSITION DESCRIPTION

VOLUNTEER

Volunteering is a great way for members of the community to
DONATE THEIR SKILLS AND TIME TO HELP US DELIVER AND MANAGE OUR PROGRAMS.

We value our amazing volunteers and could not do the work we do without them!
You can make a world of difference in a young person or child’s life by helping to support them
in areas of Education, Housing and Homelessness, and Justice.
Interested in contributing your time, talents and skills?

Fill in the volunteer form below and we will get back to you soon.

WE ARE SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR THESE PROGRAMS

Exciting opportunities are now available to become a live-in mentor to young people as part of our Enhanced Lead Tenant program, which provides accommodation, and support services to young people who are on statutory orders (child protection and/or youth justice). The young people are aged between 16 – 19 years and are usually exiting residential services.

For more information please visit our Inside Out page

Exciting opportunities are now available to become an after hours care leader as part of our LiveWires program, where you would care for primary aged children and engage them in cooking, art and craft, sport and recreation and much more.

We are seeking individuals who are enthusiastic, confident, assertive, and who enjoy working with children and have a passion for social welfare.

For more information please visit our LiveWires page.

Exciting opportunities are now available to become a mentor to young people as part of our Hand Brake Turn team. You will work alongside young people equipping them with life skills that promote independence.

We are seeking someone with knowledge of the education and/or employment sectors including LLENs, Learn Local Providers, RTOs and TAFE, knowledge of the Youth Justice system and Child Protection out of home care systems, and/or experience in support and case management of adolescents.

For more information please visit our Hand Brake Turn page.

APPLY TO VOLUNTEER HERE

Select a program you would like to volunteer your time for or select general to work with Concern Australia on various programs and activities. You can select multiple programs.

PARTNERS

  • Albert Park Primary School
  • Anglican Parish of Mount Dandenong
  • ANZ Staff Foundation
  • Australia Post Workplace Community Grant
  • Bunnings – Dandenong South, West Footscray and Sunshine
  • Calendar Print
  • Campbell Edwards Trust
  • Carringbush Adult Education
  • Casamento Photography
  • Catalyst Network
  • Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare
  • City LLEN
  • City of Greater Dandenong
  • City of Maribyrnong
  • City of Melbourne
  • City of Yarra
  • Clayton Church of Christ
  • Clifton Hill / North Fitzroy Community Bank
  • CNH Industrial (IVECO)
  • Collier Charitable Fund
  • Collingwood Neighbourhood House
  • Collingwood Soup Van
  • Commonwealth Bank
  • Country Women’s Association
  • CUA Mutual Good
  • Cultivating Community
  • Currie & Brown
  • Dandenong Christian Reformed Church
  • Department of Employment and Training
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Department of Justice and Regulation
  • Djerriwarrh Community and Education Services
  • Dresden Optics
  • Drummond St Services
  • FareShare
  • Feed Melbourne
  • GIVIT
  • God’s Squad CMC, various chapters throughout Australia
  • Gospel Resource Ltd
  • Graeme Pearson
  • Grill’d Collingwood and Grill’d Yarraville
  • HESTA Super
  • HoMie
  • Hosier Hoodies
  • Jesuit Social Services
  • Jet Couriers
  • John Peberdy
  • John Sands
  • Joy Smith Foundation
  • Kennards Hire
  • Kilfinan Australia
  • Kids in Philanthropy
  • Kids Own Publishing
  • Kogo
  • Lindsay Tanner
  • Lions Club
  • Macpherson Kelly
  • MacKillop Family Services
  • Marion Webster
  • Matt Adnate
  • Mt Dandenong Primary School
  • Narre Warren Community Learning Centre
  • Neighbourhood Justice Centre
  • OzHarvest
  • Precision Shims Australia
  • PwC
  • RE Ross Trust
  • Restore Hope Australia
  • RMIT University
  • Rotary Club of Carlton
  • Rotary Club of Central Melbourne
  • Rotary Club of Essendon
  • Rotary Club of Footscray
  • Rotary Club of Keilor
  • Rotary Club of Moorleigh Moorabbin
  • Rotary Club of Port Melbourne
  • Rotary Club of Southbank
  • Skillsplus
  • St Hillary’s Women on Thursday Group
  • St James and St Peter’s Anglican Church
  • St Joseph’s Primary School
  • TAL
  • Taylors Lakes Secondary College
  • The Jack Brockhoff Foundation
  • The Tan Family Foundation
  • V8 Supercars Australia
  • Victorian Automotive Chamber of Commerce
  • Victoria Police
  • Victorian Council of Social Services
  • Victorian Government Multicultural Festival and Events
  • William Buckland Foundation
  • Wilma Gallet and Associates
  • Windemere
  • young Art
  • YSAS