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

Community Lawyer

Community Lawyer

Comm Unity Plus Services Limited

Community Lawyer – Generalist

Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre
St Albans / Melton

  • Do you have a passion to work within the Community legal Sector?
  • Are you looking for a challenging role in a dynamic multidisciplinary organisation?
  • Part Time position (4 days per week)
  • 1 fixed-term contract with possibility of extension (funding dependent)
  • Graded at SCHCADS CDW I Level 6.1
  • Flexible work conditions and salary packaging benefits on offer

Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre (BMCLC) is a program of Comm Unity Plus 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 and Melton.

The Community Lawyer will deliver legal advice, casework, advocacy and community legal education at a high standard. The Community Lawyer will also assist with the delivery of legal services through other clinics and at all times undertake legal work in a manner which demonstrates a strong commitment to excellence as a legal practitioner and addressing the legal needs of our communities. In addition, the role will play an important part in identifying systemic legal issues; undertaking law reform and advocacy work and delivering community legal education.

In addition to project work the Community Lawyer will assist in delivering other generalist legal services within BMCLC including Community legal education.                  

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 2 years-experience. 

You will work with a friendly and supportive team committed to delivering a high standard of service.

A current Drivers Licence and the ability to travel between offices and outreaches are essential for this role.

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: Community Lawyer

A copy of the Position Description can be found here.

Applications close 5pm, 8th October 2018

For further information, please call Martin Ha on (03)8312 2020 or 0437 022 510

Senior Finance Officer

Senior Finance Officer

  • Do you have a passion for finance?
  • Do you want to work for an organisation committed to your professional development?
  • Interested in an exciting position working towards the strategic goals of the organisation?
  • Salary packaging benefits are available
  • Full time hours Fixed term
  • 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.

The Senior Finance Officer is a key position within the organisation supporting the finance team at community+.

The successful candidate will have excellent written and oral communications skills with demonstrated experience and qualifications in Accounting. The ability to plan and deliver excellence in response times and maintain document accuracy and compliance is critical for this role.

Applicants should possess a high degree of initiative with a proactive approach to meeting deadlines, attention to detail and understanding RTO compliance.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate proficiency and confidence in all aspects of financial management, reporting and record-keeping.

Demonstrated ability to complete tasks to a high standard and excellent inter-personal skills and communication skills are vital for this position.  Experience working in a similar role in community organisation, education setting or the public sector is highly desirable.

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: Senior Finance Officer.

A copy of the Position Description can be found here

For further queries, contact the Manager- Finance and Operations on 0427 163 551 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

EAL Teachers & Assessors

EAL Teacher & Assessors

Part Time/Casual  

 Northern and Western Suburbs

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. CUP is a member of Learning for Employment (LfE) Consortium.

Due to the growth in our Adult Education program, commUnity+ has several teaching positions available for experienced and passionate teachers in our SEE (Skills for Education and Employment), AMEP and Skills First programs in Broadmeadows, Craigieburn, Coburg, Deer Park and St Albans. We are particularly keen to hear from Bilingual (Arabic) EAL Teachers.

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.commUnity+ offers generous salary packaging, on-going professional development and a flexible, supportive working environment.
  • Successful applicants will be required to supply a current Working with Children Check and a Police Check.
  • 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.

EAL Teachers & Assessors

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 (Director of Education) on 0477721792 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.