ID: 153346

Community Development Officer (Community Services Organisation) | Lions Clubs International |

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Across: Melbourne VIC, Hawthorn VIC, Banyule VIC, Camberwell East VIC, Burwood VIC, Heidelberg VIC, Fitzroy VIC, Collingwood VIC

About this opportunity

What do LEO Clubs do? LEO Clubs are a youth organisation of Lions Clubs International.

The word "LEO" stands for Leadership, Experience, Opportunity.

LEO clubs encourage youths to develop leadership qualities by participating in social service activities.

Why should I join an LEO/Lions Club? Lions and LEO Club Members making a difference throughout the world every day, one Lion/LEO at a time.

There is no greater feeling than making a positive impact on someone's life. Lions are doing good- for others and for themselves.

Joining a local LEO or Lions club is a great way to network with other people in your community, make a difference and make new friends.

Your position is negotiable on your skills, experience, availability, passion, resources, etc.

LEO's work together to deliver projects that will help to make the world a better place!

LEO' s serve their communities; gain experience; learn new skills; have fun; make friends; develop teams; become leaders; seize opportunities; build a better future.

Lions and LEO Club Members making a difference throughout the world every day, one Lion/LEO at a time. There is no greater feeling than making a positive impact on someone's life! ____

Tasks and duties

  • Working with community groups to deliver a range of projects to enhance their way of life.
  • Ensuring processes and protocols are in place for compliance with all relevant legislation and Council policies and ensure that risks are being managed.
  • Identifying assets and capacities within communities.
  • Recruiting and training volunteers and members.
  • Making funding applications for or to the relevant organisations.
  • Acting as a facilitator to promote self-help in the community.
  • Coordinating the delivery of services that contribute to improved outcomes for the community.
  • Engaging with a range of internal and external stakeholders to foster and sustain partnerships.
  • Report writing, working with boards, advisory groups, and committees.


Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

- Great communication skills (verbal and written);
- Passion for community services and experience;
- Potential or established leadership qualities;
- Down to earth people;
- Values driven people with Integrity and Honesty;
- 18+ years of age.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

5-10 hours per fortnight (negotiable)

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Counselling & Help Line
  • Disability Support
  • IT & Web Development
Training

Negotiable.

Reimbursement

Out of pocket expenses for delivering programs.