Social Support Facilitator ACT/QBN - Multicultural Senior’s Friendships Groups

  • Various part-time fixed term contracts
  • Rewarding role
  • Fluency in second language highly desireable

The Opportunity

Join the growing team at the Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra (MCCI) as a Social Support Facilitator and work collaboratively to deliver face-to-face culturally appropriate activities to our social support group clients. This is a rewarding hands-on role where you have the opportunity to build meaningful connections with clients and encourage group interaction and engagement.

You will be facilitating group activities which include a balanced program of social, cultural, nutritional (including planning and preparation of meals) services and information sessions to older people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds in the ACT/ Queanbeyan region.

You may apply for one or more of positions below:

  • Multicultural Friendship Group:          Mondays               8.30-3.30              
  • Serbian Friendship Group:                 Tuesdays              8.30-3.00             
  • Music Appreciation Group:                 Tuesdays              9.00-4.00              
  • Exercise Group:                                  Wednesdays         9.00-3.30              
  • Wellness Group:                                  Fridays                 9.00-4.00              

 About You

As the first point of contact for clients, you will possess:

  • Demonstrated experience and passion in working within aged and/or disability care services sector.
  • Understanding of the aged care legislation, codes of practice, industry standards relevant to the provision of programs and services.
  • Experience and understanding of issues faced by CALD communities.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Certificate III (as a minimum) in Individual Support, Aged Care, Community Services or similar or extensive relevant experience
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain.
  • Food Preparation Certificate or willingness to obtain.
  • Comprehensively insured motor vehicle and valid driver's licence.
  • Fluency in a second language is highly regarded.

About MCCI

MCCI is a peak not-for-profit community organisation offering a broad range of services, including social support group services.  Our mission is to deliver services that meet community needs, promote harmony, social inclusion and build community capacity.  We are looking for someone who shares this ambition.

MCCI is a progressive and exciting organisation that offers you a fulfilling career within a supported and dynamic working environment. If you have a passion for people and want to be part of delivering enriching programs and activities to our groups then we would love to hear from you!

To obtain a copy of the position description when addressing the selection criteria, go to our website.

Applications should include your resume, and a short covering letter and be submitted via SEEK or by email to  Applications will be assessed as they are received.

Enquiries to Trinny Thomson or Jen Ramirez on 02 6169 3986