Crime Stoppers Victoria (CSV) has a fantastic opportunity in a newly created role for an enthusiastic Community Engagement Officer to join the Crime Stoppers team based in our Docklands office in Melbourne. This is a full-time, 12-month fixed term role, reporting to the Manager, Community Engagement.
CSV is a not-for-profit organisation governed by a voluntary Board of Directors and managed by a CEO. Established in 1987, CSV works with the community to help make Victoria a safer place.
This position will play an important role in the implementation of the Crime Stoppers Victoria (CSV) Strategic Plan 2018-2021, with particular reference to strategic goal one: Engaged Community. As a member of the CSV team the position-holder will be expected to make a positive contribution to the overall culture of the team.
You will be required to design and deliver compelling activities and content that engage a range of audiences. The success of this position involves the continued development of relationships with external stakeholders including local and state Government, community groups, Victoria Police, and the media. The role will require ongoing liaison with these stakeholders to maintain and further develop our relationships with the Victorian community.
The successful candidate will have experience in delivering community and stakeholder engagement projects which demonstrate an understanding of the principles of public participation and program evaluation.
The position is a 12 month fixed term contract, full time, 37.5 hours per week, although may include the requirement to undertake weekend work with flexible working hours across the week.
Your desired attributes
You will be a self-motivated and passionate about community safety and securing justice for victims of crime. You will be able to develop, manage and implement community engagement activities and projects and encourage and empower the Victorian community to act on crime and take responsibility for community safety. You will be comfortable working with internal and external stakeholders at all levels adept at juggling multiple projects and tasks simultaneously. You will have exceptional written and verbal communication skills as well as an excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
Key selection criteria
What’s in it for you?
You will love working for a not-for-profit community organisation that makes a real difference to the lives of Victorians every day. You will feel enthused and passionate about doing your bit to keep the community feeling safe and helping to secure justice for victims of crime. You will feel a real sense of pride to be working for an organisation and brand that the community thoroughly supports and trusts.
How to apply
To apply, please submit a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria, and a resume via Seek.
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Through its services Crime Stoppers Victoria seeks to represent, connect and engage with all of the Victorian community. In line with our focus on diversity, applications are strongly encouraged from Indigenous Australians, people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disabilities and a gender-balanced workforce.
Applications will be reviewed immediately upon submission with the position remaining online until filled.
For more information about the role please contact Dean Carrol, Manager – Projects at Crime Stoppers Victoria on (03) 9247 6345.Donate to crime stoppers