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

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 write, edit and prepare for 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.

 

Board Member Vacancy

Board Member Vacancy 

Comm Unity Plus Services Ltd is seeking social and community services experts to join our Board.

Comm Unity Plus Services Ltd, operating as commUnity+ is a multi-disciplinary community agency that provides services across Victoria while looking for opportunities to deliver programs to disadvantaged people and vulnerable communities no matter where they live. We strive to create positive change, growth and empowerment through a range of early intervention and prevention programs. These programs include high quality Adult Education, Children’s Contact Service, Neighbourhood House and Legal (through Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre), as well as community engagement and development activities. 

To help us achieve this vision, we are seeking a new voluntary, non-executive director to bring social and community expertise to the board discussions. Particularly, we are looking for someone with an understanding of the current opportunities and challenges in the education sector.

The ideal candidates will also be able to demonstrate a commitment to our values, have a good understanding of the challenges that face the community sector and experience working within not-for-profit organisation at a senior leadership level. As a Board member, you will be responsible for supporting the organisation to develop and oversee implementation of our ambitious vision. You will contribute expertise and advice to the CEO and senior leadership team across matters including operations, finance and risk, challenges, governance, fundraising, communications and media, business and planning.

Our Governance Requirements

commUnity+ has become a company limited by guarantee to further strengthen governance and prepare for expansion since 2015. Board members need to meet all statutory obligations of company directors.

The Board delegates all management responsibilities to the Chief Executive Officer, who has wide management authority, which is limited and guided by the organisation’s policies, the Board and sub-committees of the Board.

We are seeking voluntary Board members who have the following skills:

Registered Training Organisation experience
Business Development, strategic marketing and business procurement experience
Organisational Development –focus on people and culture, risks and operations
Community Advocates, Social Policy Planner and research staff who work in the western region or in Victoria University

For more information about Board responsibilities and the positions please see the Role of the Board and Governance documents included in the supporting materials, attached below.

Conflict of Interest: The Board would like to disclose that as an RTO we operate on a business procurement model. Candidates who may have a conflict or potential conflict of interest may need to discuss their application with the Chairperson before you apply.

Click here to download the full Position Description.

How to apply for this job

CU+ is committed to diversity and strongly encourages people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Send your application and CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using the subject line: Board Member application. Applications must be submitted by 29 August 2019. The interview process will occur in September 2019.

For more information, Susanne Legena, Chairperson, CU+ on 0428376241.

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.

 

 

 

 

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