Armenian National Committee: Part-Time Administrative Assistant

JOB OPENING: Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Our Organisation

The Armenian National Committee of Australia (ANC-AU) is the Armenian-Australian community’s peak public affairs body. Our mission is to work as the chief liaison between our community and the government (or media) to advance issues of collective importance.

Our goals include:

  1. public representation to affirm the sustainability of the Armenian-Australian community, in fields including race relations, education, cultural, sporting among others;

  2. promotion of ties between Australian Governments and the two Armenian Republics of Armenia and Artsakh;

  3. the pursuit of recognition and justice for the Armenian Genocide;

  4. raising awareness which will help bring peace to the Republic of Artsakh;

  5. politically mobilising young Armenian-Australians.

The Opportunity

Based out of our office in Willoughby, NSW, we have a new opening for a part-time  (two-three days per week / 9:00am-5:30pm) Administrative Assistant to join our team and grow professionally with high exposure representing community interests to political and media leaders across Australia.


Reporting to our Executive Director and working in conjunction with a network including the National Board, Regional Branches and Stakeholders, the successful applicant’s primary responsibilities will be to manage ANC-AU’s administrative duties, as defined in the list below:

  • Managing mail, email and phone correspondence;

  • Drafting letters;

  • Drafting media releases;

  • Updating Customer Relationship Management (CRM) System and Archives;

  • Office housekeeping;

  • Setting up/attending meetings with politicians;

  • Maintaining ANC-AU Calendar;

  • Coordinating key events;

  • Researching for meetings;

  • Liaising with Stakeholders (Partners, Community Organisations, Sponsors, Advisors, Friends);

  • Attending outside-hours Board/Committee meetings and events where necessary;

  • Updating social media presence.

Our Requirements

  • Passion for Armenian issues;

  • Administrative proficiency;

  • Internet and Email proficiency;

  • Word processing proficiency and basic Excel knowledge;

  • Focused individual with attention to detail;

  • Communication, interpersonal, organisational skills;

  • Flexibility, proactivity and reliability;

  • Conscientious team player;

  • English and Armenian language skills.

Important

Remuneration is competitive.

This position is most suited to a university student with two-three free days in their study schedule. The office is vibrant, the pace is electric, our environment is friendly.

If you believe you meet the above criteria and want to start your next career then please apply now by sending your Cover Letter and CV to ED@anc.org.au.

Armenian Resource Centre: Settlement Support Worker

Armenian Resource Centre of Australia Job Notice

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE: Settlement Support Worker

3 year Contract with possibility of extension,  P/T (23 hours)

AWARD: Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services (SCHADS) Industry Award 2010, Level 5

PERIOD OF APPRAISAL: After 3 months and then annually

FUNDED UNDER: Settlement Engagement and Transition Support – Client Services funded by Department of Social Services.


This service aims to equip humanitarian visa entrants and other vulnerable migrants from war-torn communities within their first five years in Australia with the knowledge and skills to identify, understand and take action to address their settlement needs. Service activities focus on social participation, economic and personal well-being, independence, and community connectedness.


ORGANISATION RELATIONSHIPS

Responsible to: The Board of the Armenian Resource Centre


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential:

  1. Degree or Diploma qualifications in community development, social work, health or social sciences; or significant experience in these areas.

  2. Demonstrated knowledge of Australian settlement and other services relevant to refugees and humanitarian visa entrants.

  3. Demonstrated knowledge of settlement issues affecting individuals, families and communities from refugee backgrounds.

  4. Demonstrated experience in casework, provision of information and client referrals.

  5. Demonstrated skills and experience in working within a team structure.

  6. High level of written and oral communication skills in both English and Armenian.

  7. Excellent computer literacy, including competency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


Desirable:

  1. Experience in working within the Armenian community.

  2. Understanding and knowledge of Armenian history and culture.

  3. Verbal communication in other languages including Arabic and Farsi.

 


This position requires a Working With Children's Check (WWCC) as per the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012, as well as a National Police Check.

PRIMARY DUTIES OF THE POSITION

1. Deliver services that provide the opportunity for an initial needs-based assessment to be conducted, which determines the level of support required by the client.

2. Provide low-level casework support to clients requiring minimal assistance to meet their settlement needs and achieve their goals. Clients requiring low-level support will generally present with the knowledge and skills required to settle into their new community with minimal assistance from a service provider. The client may only require assistance once or at infrequent intervals.

3. Provide medium-level casework support to clients who have identified as requiring this through the needs assessment. Clients requiring medium-level support may present with a range of issues impacting their settlement in Australia, but are not considered to require Specialised and Intensive Services under the Humanitarian Settlement Program.

4. Address client needs through casework and targeted group sessions that align with the nine priority areas identified in the National Settlement Framework.

5. Participate in community consultations to discuss issues, needs, and challenges affecting the settlement and integration of specific cohorts.

6. Participate in a Community of Practice (COP) arrangement. Effective collaboration between service providers is an essential element of the COP program. COP forums are designed to share good practice, and provide opportunities to learn from shared experiences.


GENERAL DUTIES:

1. Administration

  1. Comply with Armenian Resource Centre policies and guidelines

  2. Adhere to Armenian Resource Centre procedures and protocols

  3. Assist in the evaluation and effectiveness of the service provided


2. Personnel

  1. Participate in regular staff appraisals

  2. Participate in relevant meetings as required

  3. Participate in SETS staff meetings

3. Reporting

  1. Ensure Armenian Resource Centre client data is entered into DEX
  2. Supply statistical information and maintain records of intervention
  3. Prepare monthly reports
  4. Attend DEX Training



4. Quality Assurance:

  1. Actively participate in Quality Assurance activities undertaken by Armenian Resource Centre

 

5. Perform other duties as required


TO APPLY:

Please send your Cover Letter and CV/Resume to recruitment@arcaustralia.org.

POSITION VACANT: Armenia Media Inc. Executive Director

Armenia Media: Executive Director

Serving the Australian Armenian community for 35 years, Armenian Media Inc. (previously Armenia Weekly and Sartarabad Radio) is Australia’s leading Armenian media organisation, providing News and Entertainment to Australia’s Armenian community reaching over 50k readers and viewers across multiple media platforms including Print, Online, Mobile, TV, Radio and newer Social Media Platforms. In 2015, Armenia Media was awarded the BEST ONLINE NEWS COVERAGE at the NSW Multicultural and Indigenous Media Awards.

With the expanding services delivered by Armenia Media in the last few years, the requirement for a part-time Executive Director has opened up. The successful candidate will essentially manage all business operations of Armenia Media.

 

Working alongside the Armenia Media Editor, who manages content operations, the Executive Director of Armenia Media will report directly to the Armenia Media Board, and be responsible for:

  • all revenue development, including advertising, magazine subscription and any future forms of income;
  • rostering and managing volunteer and paid contributors to Armenia Online, Armenia Magazine and Armenia TV;
  • along with the Editor, driving the Board\'s cross-platform Armenia Media strategy.

 

The successful candidate is required to have the following skillset:

  • Proficient written and spoken knowledge of the English;
  • Spoken knowledge of the Armenian Language;
  • Experience working in sales, management or media industry;
  • Experience in account management and advertising sales.

 

Office and studio is based in Willoughby and the role will be 3 days a week.


If you are interested in the role, please contact Armenia Media Chairman, Shant Soghomonian at chair@armenia.com.au.