Job opportunities at Doncare

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Opportunity Shop Support Worker

This is a new position and offers an exciting opportunity to work in our Opportunity Shop Program working closely with The Manager, Opportunity Shop Program and facilitating the operation of Doncare’s six opportunity shops and depot.

The position requires a self-motivated individual who has the ability to manage and oversee multiple tasks simultaneously and has high attention to detail. The applicant will use their strong analytical skills, problem solving abilities and communications skills to facilitate the running of the shops and provide support to the Manager and volunteers.  The individual must be adaptive and open to change, and able to manage interruptions while continuing to deliver on agreed tasks.  An ability to work with and assist many different types of people is mandatory.

Position description.  This is a full time position of 38 hours per week.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Ms Jen McMahon, Manager Opportunity Shop Program on 9856 1500.  Applications can be forwarded by email and close at 10 am on Friday 25 January 2019.

Applicants must provide a separate statement demonstrating how they meet the requirements of the key selection criteria if they wish to be considered for an interview.


The Community Visitor Scheme and Social Support Assistant

An opportunity to recruit a new team member for the Doncare Social Support for Seniors Program has arisen with funding of a Community Visitors Scheme.

The Community Visitors Scheme and Social Support Assistant position offers the opportunity to be involved in the commencement and ongoing oversight of the exciting new Community Visitors Scheme along with involvement in providing support, organisation and administrative tasks to the Commonwealth Home Support Programme funded Social Support Group activities, a program that Doncare has operated for over 20 years. The position involves interaction with volunteers, clients and/or their carers, as well as liaising with external service providers and government representatives and requires an individual who respects and enjoys and is able to relate to an older client base.

Position description. This is a part-time position of 22.8 hours per week.

If you require further information, please contact Ms Helen Mackenzie, Manager Social Support and Information and Emergency Relief Programs on 9856 1500. Applications close at 5 pm on Wednesday 30 January 2019 and can be forwarded by email.  

Applicants must provide a separate statement demonstrating how they meet the requirements of the key selection criteria if they wish to be considered for an interview.

Doncare is a not for profit agency that provides services to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged residents of Manningham and surrounding suburbs. Doncare supports families and individuals of all ages to access opportunities that will assist them in their daily living and enhance family functioning. Doncare provides high quality services in the areas of Counselling, Social Support, Family Services and practical assistance.   
Doncare receives funding from local, state and federal governments. We also operate six opportunity shops and attract funds through the support of private donations, philanthropic trusts and the community sector.
Doncare values the diversity of the community and welcomes applications from people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities, and people who identify as LGBTQI.
Doncare has a legal and moral responsibility to ensure the safety of all children in accordance with the Child Safe Standards and expects all staff to commit to this standard and understand their duty of care obligations. Mandatory pre-employment checks will be undertaken prior to commencement.

If you would like to explore volunteering opportunities, please visit “Volunteer at Doncare” for more information.