Employment

Administrative Officer (30.4hr per week)
Contract until 30th June 2018 with probability of extension (depending on funding)

Due to an internal promotion, an exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Administrative Officer to join our dynamic organisation. This position is critical in providing a positive and appropriate first impression to all stakeholders both in person and online.

The successful candidate will possess a high degree of initiative, a passion for creativity and an eagle eye for detail. Reporting to the CEO, the day to day tasks vary from:

  • managing of all office operations including reception duties, meeting and greeting visitors and stakeholders;
  • engaging with stakeholders and the wider community via various digital platforms and development of promotional material as directed; and
  • maintaining efficient and effective administrative systems.

The preferred candidate will have a minimum of 2 years office administration experience with proven strong understanding of social media management. The person must have sound experience in using tools and software for digital content production as well Microsoft Office suites for the day to day admin tasks. Importantly, a hands-on, creative thinker who is still prepared to take on the day-to-day admin tasks alongside the social media content and management responsibilities of this role.

View the position description here, alternatively contact Sophia Tzougravou on 03 9417 2111 or health@outdoorsinc.org.au for a copy or more information.

Written applications must address the key selection criteria and provide a minimum of 2 referees. Please email your application to health@outdoorsinc.org.au.

Applications close: Wednesday 28th June 2017 at 5pm.

Program Coordinator
(0.8 EFT; 4 days per week), 12 month contract

Out Doors Inc. is seeking applications from suitably qualified people who have an understanding of mental illness and the principles of psychosocial rehabilitation. The successful applicant will assist in the delivery of high quality outdoor and recreation programs for people 16+ who are living with a mental health issue and for people with dual disabilities (intellectual and psychiatric).

It is expected that applicants will hold qualifications in Outdoor Education, Community Development or a related field with minimum 5 years relevant experience. Applicants must hold instructor qualifications and practical experience in accordance with Out Doors Inc. “Minimum Outdoor Qualifications” in at least two of the following activities: canoeing, bush walking, surfing, snorkelling, caving, rafting, rock climbing/abseiling or snow skiing.

View the position description here, alternatively contact Jennifer Norris, State Manager Corporate and Community Services, on (03) 9417 2111 for more information.

Written applications must address the key selection criteria and provide a minimum of 2 referees and be emailed to jennifer@outdoorsinc.org.au.

Successful applicants must undergo a police check. Applications close Wednesday 14th June 2017 at 5pm.

Sessional Outdoor Program Workers

We are currently looking for qualified and experienced Outdoor Program Workers to join our team on a sessional basis to work directly with individuals and groups at risk or experiencing a mental health issue in the provision of activity-based adventure programs.

The role of the Sessional Outdoor Program Worker is to work directly with individuals and groups at risk or experiencing a mental health issue in the provision of activity-based adventure programs (day trips, sequential programs and overnight camps).  Staff work within a team and are directly responsible to the Program Coordinator/Trip Leader.

Instructor qualifications and practical experience in two or more of the following activities are essential, along with a current wilderness first aid certificate or equivalent:

  • canoeing / rafting
  • rock climbing / abseiling
  • bush walking
  • snow skiing
  • sailing
  • other adventure activities

Experience and skills in community development and mental health will also be highly regarded.

View the position description here, alternatively contact Jennifer Norris, State Manager Corporate and Community Services, on (03) 9417 2111 for more information.

Please submit your resume and a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria (as outlined in the position description) to jennifer@outdoorsinc.org.au.

Successful applicants must undergo a police check.  Applications close Wednesday 14 June 2017 at 5pm.