Membership and Development Engagement Officer
“It is essential that the Society continually promote the formation and training of its members and officers, in order to deepen their knowledge of the Society and their spirituality, improve the sensitivity, quality and efficiency of their service to the poor and help them be aware of the benefits, resources and opportunities that are available for the poor. The Society also offers members higher training in order to better help raise the cultural and social level of those who request support.”
(The Rule, Part 1, 3.12)
As a Membership & Development Engagement Officer, you will be responsible for assisting our Members to respond to the mission of the Society in an ever-evolving world. Our members are the backbone of our organisation, freely giving their time to deliver much needed support at the grass-roots level.
Responsible for supporting our Members, you will communicate, encourage, develop and train our Members, inspiring and enabling them to undertake their ‘good works’ in accordance with our policies and procedures.
A key requirement of this position is the ability to build relationships, communicate and transfer knowledge in a respectful and compassionate manner and a willingness to support and promote learning.
To be successful in the role, you will meet the following criteria:
- Relevant Teritary or Tafe Qualification and /or experience in the development, planning and delivery of training
- Substantial knowledge of and ability to demonstrate respect and alignment with Catholic faith values
- Formal studies in religion, the ability to prepare Liturgies, Induction ceremonies and festival meetings would be highly regarded
- Ability to train and support learning, with proficient knowledge and understanding of MS Office and basic IT and Accounting principles
- Knowledge of and experience in community networking and development
- Exceptional communication and time management skills, including the ability to adapt and demonstrate respect and compassion to all people regardless of personal situation
- Understanding of and commitment to the philosophy of the St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland and an ability to work in accordance with policies and procedures to promote the values and mission of the Society
Life at Vinnies
At Vinnies, you’ll be joining a team of committed and passionate staff, volunteers and members who work to improve the lives of those they assist within our communities. Commitment, compassion, respect, integrity, empathy, advocacy and courage are our values. We are passionate about what we do, supporting each other and making positive change through our ‘good works’.
Ways we Reward You!
- Competitive remuneration package AND salary packaging
- Professional development opportunities
- Additional benefits including discounts on health insurance, and
- Exclusive discounts on everything from experiences to electronics!
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining the below criteria via SEEK or our careers page today!
- Understanding of the St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland
- Your personal connection to the St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland’s Mission and Ethos
- What you believe to be important considerations when developing and delivering training to volunteer members from diverse backgrounds
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At St Vincent de Paul Society QLD we are committed to meaningful equity and diversity in our workforce. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is strongly encouraged.
You will be required to complete a police check should you be successful in being appointed to our organisation. To be eligible for this position you must have an appropriate visa to work in Australia/New Zealand.