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 100 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

Family Law Lawyer (Part-Time)

Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre
St Albans / Melton - Family Law Lawyer

  • 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 (0.8)
  • 6-month fixed-term contract (possible extension subject to ongoing funding)
  • Salary commensurate with experience (SCHADS Award)
  • 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 Family Law Lawyer will collaborate with BMCLC lawyers to deliver family law legal services, including outreach and community partnerships targeted to assist those most vulnerable in the community.

This position will provide high-quality legal advice in the family law practice area. This includes some of the following sub-areas: property settlement and mediation; parenting disputes; passport applications; name change applications; location orders; relocation orders; recovery orders; intervention order applications, and child support issues.

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, experience in family law and property law, a current and valid Working with Children Check and Police check.

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: Family Law Lawyer

Download the Position Description here

Applications close on 18 October 2019.

For further information, please call HR on  (03) 7379 0100

Communications Coordinator

Communications Coordinator

Fixed Term to 30th June 2021

  • We are looking for a bright, self-motivated communications professional
  • Help drive communications in an innovative and growing organisation

Comm Unity Plus Service Ltd (commUnity Plus) is a multi-disciplinary state-wide organisation that provides adult education, legal, community development, family and children’s services to some of our most disadvantaged community members.

We are looking for a smart and savvy communications professional who can drive our strategy and planning to raise our public profile and advocate on issues affecting our clients and programs. You will:

  • Create marketing and promotional campaigns
  • Create and develop new innovative ways to communicate
  • Have experience in direct media contacts and enquiries and in building a high impact social media profile
  • Be able to write, edit and prepare for the product a full range of media collateral on all platforms to a high standard.
  • Be proficient in all forms of media technology, including InDesign, and have experience coordinating all aspects of  content production
  • Design reports, flyers, invitations

Experience working in a similar role in a community organisation or the public sector is highly desirable.

We offer generous salary packaging, on-going professional development and a flexible, supportive team environment committed to delivering a high standard of service. The successful applicant will be required to supply a current Police Check and Working with Children Check.
 

To Apply

Apply by COB on Monday 21st July 2019, by submitting a covering letter addressing the key selection criteria and your up-to-date resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. (You cannot be shortlisted for interview if you do not provide a letter addressing the selection criteria).

For further enquiries please contact the People and Culture team on 03 7379-0130

Click here to download the Position Description.

 

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 the 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 enquiries please contact the People and Culture team on 03 7379-0130

 

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