Employment

Joining commUnity+ gives you the opportunity to develop your career while using your energy and skills to make a difference in the lives of people living in our community.

We currently employ more than 80 people in a range of roles in our Education, Legal, Family and Corporate Service programs.

We have a strong focus on providing flexible working arrangements and internal career development opportunities.

Financial benefits

  • Competitive remuneration and benefits program
  • Salary packaging options, with up to $15,900 per annum tax free
  • Generous salary packaging on meals and entertainment

Career development

  • Training to support career development
  • Vacancies are advertised internally

Work environment

  • A supportive, positive and energetic team environment
  • Work / life balance options, including flexible working arrangements

Current Positions

Adult Education Trainers / Assessors

 

 EAL Teaching Positions
Part Time and Full Time
Fixed Term until 30th June 2020

West and North West Regions

Comm Unity Plus Services Ltd delivers a range of early intervention and prevention programs focusing on informing and engaging with our community through high quality Adult Education, Neighbourhood House, Legal (through the Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre) and Family Support programs as well as community engagement and development activities.

Learning for Employment (LfE) was established in 2001 and is a consortium of seven not-for-profit adult community education providers based in Melbourne. Comm Unity Plus Services Ltd (commUnity+)  as a consortium member has been contracted by the Department of Education and Training to deliver Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) and Adult Migrant Education Program (AMEP) from 1st July 2017 to the 30th June 2020.

Due to the growth in our Adult Education program, commUnity+ has several teaching positions available for experienced Teachers in our SEE (Skills for Education and Employment), AMEP and Skills First Programs in the West and North West Regions.

Applicants must hold:

  • A current Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) including the Language, Literacy, Numeracy component and one of the following:
  •  A Bachelor of Education with a TESOL major or equivalent which includes a practicum of at least 60hrs; or
  • A Bachelor Degree plus Postgraduate TESOL qualification of at least 100 contact hours including a practicum.

Applicants must have experience in adult education and only applicants who meet the qualification requirements will be considered. Official Australian equivalency recognition will be required for all international qualifications.

In return you will work with a friendly and supportive team committed to a high standard of service delivery. commUnity+ offers generous salary packaging, on-going professional development and a flexible, supportive working environment.

commUnity+ welcomes qualified and passionate teachers who enjoy working with students from diverse backgrounds. Successful applicants will be required to supply a current Working with Children Check and a Police Check.

To apply for one of these exciting opportunities please send through your resume and a cover letter outlining your experience and availability, addressing the key selection criteria to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

For further information please contact Mat Hines, Deputy Training Manager
on 8312 2076 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Please click here to download the Position Description

Closing date: 5pm, 17th September 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skills Reconnect Coach

 

Skills Reconnect Coach

 Two opportunities –Brimbank and Melton

  • Competitive salary plus salary packaging
  • Fixed term contract until June 2019

 

Skills Reconnect is a consortium of organisations with Westgate Community Initiatives Group Inc (WCIG) as the lead member and commUnity+ to deliver the Skills First Reconnect program across six western suburb LGA’s. The aim of the program is to provide a range of support for disengaged, high-needs learners to sustain their engagement with learning, to successfully transition into formal learning and training that leads to employment.

 We are looking for two Skills Reconnect Coaches to work full time or part time with us on a fixed term contract until 30 June 2019. One position will be based in Melton, with a second based in St Albans/Deer Park. The Skills Reconnect Coach aims to connect with eligible participants to provide a range of supports through a collective impact framework model, to sustain their engagement with learning and build the resilience and capacity necessary to successfully transition into formal learning and training that leads to jobs.

This role is definitely not for someone who wants to be bound to the same desk all day as there will be quite a lot of outreach and working out of multiple offices.

 Duties:

-          Undertake outreach and engagement activities to locate, engage and attract disengaged high needs learners back into a learning environment

-          Assess the learning and non-learning needs and career goals for participants, and develop an agreed learning plan

-          Coordinate and provide access to support services that will support participants to start and stay in training

-          Assist participants in transitioning to further training and/or employment

-          Assist participants with post placement support through telephone calls or visits to assess worker progress

-          Provide a service which meets quality standards and achieve team outcome goals

 About You:

-          Be energetic, enthusiastic and passionate

-          Prior experience with local community engagement whilst being able to forge relationships with community groups is essential

-          Ability to network and address learner barriers

-          An understanding of the VET sector would be highly regarded

-          Relevant tertiary qualification in social welfare related discipline would be highly regarded

-          Experience in providing individualised support and case management to learners with complex needs

-          Computer literate in Microsoft Office software

 

If you would like to be part of our team, please send your resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria

as outlined in the Position Description to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Please click here to download the Position Description

For further information please contact Rachna Muddagouni, Chief Executive Officer on 0410 332 365 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing date: 5pm 10th September 2017

Interviews will be held after 18th September 2017

 

 

 

 

 

Locum Senior Lawyer - Family Violence

  • Are you looking for a challenging role is a senior position?
  • Do you have a passion to work within the Community Legal Sector?
  • Deliver quality legal services and increase access to justice for culturally and linguistically diverse clients
  • Engage in meaningful community development work
  • Salary in excess of $80K Pro Rata
  • Locum Position, September - November 2017
  • Salary packaging benefits on offer

Comm Unity Plus Services Ltd (commUnity+) delivers a range of early intervention and prevention programs through high quality Adult Education, Neighbourhood House, Legal (through the Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre) and Family Support programs as well as community engagement and development activities.

Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre (BMCLC) is a program of commUnity+ and provides free legal services, advice, referrals and community legal education. BMCLC services one of the fastest growing and most culturally diverse regions in Melbourne and has offices in St. Albans, Melton and Bacchus Marsh.

Applicants must:

  • Hold a Bachelor of Laws and be either admitted or be eligible for admission as a legal practitioner in Victoria with a minimum of 3 years post-admission experience. 
  • Have a commitment to and interest in social justice issues, and to working with individuals from diverse and disadvantaged communities.
  • Hold A current Drivers Licence

Qualifications or Experience in Project Management will also be considered favourably.

You will work with a friendly and supportive team committed to delivering a high standard of service.  commUnity+ offers a competitive remuneration package, on-going professional development and a flexible working environment. If you are looking for a role to build on your existing experience, then we would love to hear from you.

 

Applications must include; a cover letter, a response to the key selection criteria and a current resume.

Please forward your application via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., using the subject line: "Senior Lawyer – Family Violence"
 
Applications close 5.00 pm on Friday 25th August 2017
For further information, please call Ben Zika on 0417 946 978
 

A copy of the Position Description can be found here

 

 

Family Program Team Leader

 

Family Program Team Leader

Part time - 30 hrs per week

3 Year contract

 

  • Do you have experience in Social Work or Family Development?

  • Do you enjoy working with Children?

  • Do you have highly developed interpersonal skills?

  • Full time position with salary packaging benefits

    Comm Unity Plus Services delivers a range of early intervention and prevention programs through high quality Adult Education, Neighbourhood House, Legal (through the Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre) and Family Support programs as well as community engagement and development activities.

    Located at community+ state of the art Deer Park Community Hub, the Family Program Team Leader facilitates supervised visits and change overs for clients within the Child Contact Service as well as plan, design, deliver and evaluation small group work for parents and children seeking to re/establish meaningful relationships with their child/ren. Reporting to the Manager of Family and Community Services the Team Leader provides supervision and guidance to workers and volunteers within the CCS to ensure the smooth operation of the program in accordance with service and organisational policies and processes.

    To be successful, you possess:

  • tertiary qualifications in a relevant field (social work, early childhood development, psychology);

  • experience leading a team of workers;

  • highly developed oral and written communication skills, particularly in report writing;

  • the ability to remain calm and focused in a high pressure environment; and

  • exercise sound judgement as you implement a child focused approach to your work.   

In return you will work with a professional, friendly and supportive team committed to delivering a high standard of service. commUnity+ offers generous salary packaging, on-going professional development and a flexible, supportive working environment. If you are looking for a challenging role and the chance to build on your existing experience, then we would love to hear from you.

The successful applicant will be required to supply a current Police Check and a current Working with Children's Check. A current Drivers Licence is essential for this role.

Applications must include a cover letter, response to the key selection criteria and a current resume. Please forward your application via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using the subject line: Family Program Team Leader,  Community Services

For further queries, contact Andrew Burns on 03 7379 0116

Please click here to download Position Description

 

Trainers / Assessor – AMEP Program

 

 

Trainers / Assessor – AMEP Program
Full Time, Part Time and Sessional Positions
Fixed Term until 30th June 2018

Western Region

 

 

Comm Unity Plus Services Ltd delivers a range of early intervention and prevention programs focusing on informing and engaging with our community through high quality Adult Education, Neighbourhood House, Legal (through the Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre) and Family Support programs as well as community engagement and development activities.

LfE was established in 2001 and is a consortium of seven not-for-profit adult community education providers based in Melbourne. Comm Unity Plus Services Ltd (commUnity+)  as a consortium member has been contracted by the Department of Education and Training to deliver Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) and Adult Migrant Education Program (AMEP) from 1st July 2017 to the 30th June 2020.

Due to the growth in our Adult Education program, commUnity+ has several teaching positions available for experienced Teachers in our AMEP (Adult Migrant Education Program) in St Albans and the Western Region.

LfE is seeking trainers to teach at commUnity+ classes in Deer Park and St Albans. Full time, part time (3 and 4 days) and sessional positions are available. Local residents applying will be given preference.

Applicants must hold:

  • A current Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) including the Language, Literacy, Numeracy component and one of the following: 

  • A Bachelor of Education with a TESOL major or equivalent which includes a practicum of at least 60hrs; or

  • A Bachelor Degree plus Postgraduate TESOL qualification of at least 100 contact hours including a practicum.

 

Applicants must have experience in adult education and only applicants who meet the qualification requirements will be considered. Official Australian equivalency recognition will be required for all international qualifications.

In return you will work with a friendly and supportive team committed to a high standard of service delivery. commUnity+ offers generous salary packaging, on-going professional development and a flexible, supportive working environment.

commUnity+ welcomes qualified and passionate teachers who enjoy working with students from diverse backgrounds. Successful applicants will be required to supply a current Working with Children Check and a Police Check.

To apply for one of these exciting opportunities please send through your resume and a cover letter outlining your experience and availability, addressing the key selection criteria to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For further information please contact Branka Stevanovic, Education Manager on 7379 0122 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Position Description is available by clicking on the link provided below

  Trainers / Assessors - AMEP Program

Closing date: 5pm, 25th August 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Casual Relief Teacher

Various Positions - Western Suburbs

  • Passionate about providing high quality education services?
  • Want to work for a progressive community service organisation?

Comm Unity Plus Services Ltd (commUnity+) is committed to building stronger communities in the western region through delivering key integrated services, such as English as an additional language programs.

Various casual teaching positions exist for experienced teachers in our SEE (Skills for Education and Employment) program and our HESG (Higher Education & Skills Group) program in various locations including St Albans, Deer Park, Watergardens, Sunshine, Coburg and Broadmeadows.

Applicants must hold:

  • A current Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) and one of the following options:
  • A Bachelor of Education with a TESOL major or equivalent which includes a practicum of at least 60hrs; or
  • Bachelor degree plus postgraduate TESOL qualification of at least 100 contact hours including a practicum.

Applicants must have experience in adult education and only applicants who meet the qualification requirements will be considered.  Official Australian equivalency recognition will be required for all international qualifications. Successful applicants will be required to supply a current Working with Children Check and a current Police Check.

 

commUnity+ welcomes qualified and passionate teachers who enjoy working with students from diverse backgrounds.

To apply for this exciting opportunity please send through your resume and a cover letter outlining your availability to:

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For further information including a copy of the position description please contact Branka Stevanovic, Training Manager on: 03-8312-2036 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

Teacher - Position Description