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VACCHO is the peak body for Aboriginal health in Victoria and champions community control and health equality for Aboriginal communities. We are a centre of expertise, policy advice, training, innovation and leadership in Aboriginal health. VACCHO advocates for the health equality and optimum health of all Aboriginal people in Victoria. 

VACCHO was established in 1996 and represents 27 Members. VACCHO is accountable to the Aboriginal community through our Membership. The majority of ACCOs are multi-functional services with health as a key component of their role, although some solely specialise in health service delivery. By joining together under VACCHO’s umbrella, ACCOs gain strength, share knowledge and speak with a united voice.

VACCHO’s primary principles of operation are community control and self-determination of health service provision to Aboriginal people in Victoria. 

 

Senior Policy Officer - Victorian Aboriginal Children and Young People's Alliance

ALLIANCE JOBS 2018

The Victorian Aboriginal Children and Young People's Alliance (The Alliance) consists of 14 Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCOs) involved in providing out of home care services for Koori kids. They aim to advocate for, and positively influence the future of, Aboriginal children and young people in Victoria. VACCHO is the auspice agency for The Alliance.

This position plays a key role in research, consultation, and production of policy and advocacy positions for The Alliance. The Alliance is entering an exciting time of growth and expansion and this is an opportunity to have a positive contribution to improving the outcomes for Aboriginal children and young people in Victoria.

If this sounds like the job you are looking for, please review a copy of the Position Description.

To apply, please email a copy of your resume and Application Form to Human Resources.

Applications close Friday 23 November.

 

Program Coordinator Social Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) Education Programs

Our Education and Training Unit (ETU) is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and VACCHO strives to operate as a dynamic and responsive provider of vocational education and training to the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health sector.

We are looking for a multi-skilled individual to will work with a dynamic team to coordinate the delivery of business management and other related courses within our training unit, and the ability to deliver training and effectively engage students.

You will need:

  • Minimum of TAE40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Experience as a business services and management educator
  • A qualification in management (minimum of Diploma level) and/or extensive experience in a management role.
  • Experience in the coordination and facilitation of high quality learning and skill development

If you have experience delivering training and passionate about the upskilling and practical skill building for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, we’d love to hear from you!

If this sounds like the job you are looking for, please review a copy of the Position Description.

To apply, please email a copy of your resume and Application Form to Human Resources.

 

Program Coordinator Business Services & Leadership

We are looking for a multi-skilled individual to will work with a dynamic team to coordinate the delivery of business management and other related courses within our training unit, and the ability to deliver training and effectively engage students.

You will need:

  • Minimum of TAE40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Experience as a business services and management educator
  • A qualification in management (minimum of Diploma level) and/or extensive experience in a management role.
  • Experience in the coordination and facilitation of high quality learning and skill development

If you have experience delivering training and passionate about the upskilling and practical skill building for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, we’d love to hear from you!

If this sounds like the job you are looking for, please review a copy of the Position Description.

To apply, please email a copy of your resume and Application Form to Human Resources.

 

Senior Policy Officer

We are looking for someone with strong verbal and written communication skills; including the ability to write professional reports and policy, and the capacity to identify problems and create appropriate, evidence based solutions. You will have the demonstrated capacity to build and maintain collaborative working relationships, influence stakeholders, and can use your organisationa and planning skills to work effectively in a rapidly changing environement.

You will have the opportunity to influence policy and systems change, and to make a difference and support VACCHO's members to create a positive change in their communities.

If this sounds like the job you are looking for, please review a copy of the Position Description.

To apply, please email a copy of your resume and Application Form to Human Resources.

 

Cultural Safety Training Facilitator

We are looking for someone to facilitate external training within our Cultural Safety Training team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is dedicated to improving cultural awareness, promoting cultural respect, and has experience in training delivery, facilitating workshops or comfortable speaking to large groups of people.

Training workshops are delivered to a wide range of clients and groups including government, Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations and mainstream organisations and incorporates travel that will take you to all parts of Victoria!

The role sits within a fantastic, supportive team, who work collaboratively together to develop and deliver training, and have directly impact on improving cultural competency and awareness, and representing Victorian Aboriginal culture.

If this sounds like the job you are looking for, please review a copy of the Position Description.

To apply, please email a copy of your resume and Application Form to Human Resources.

 

State-wide Tobacco Coordinator 

VACCHO is the peak representative for the health and well being of Aboriginal people in Victoria, and champions community control and health equality for Aboriginal communities. We are a centre of expertise, policy advice, training, innovation and leadership in Aboriginal health. VACCHO advocates for the health equality and optimum health of all Aboriginal people in Victoria.

We are looking for someone who is knowledgeable in health control protocol, specifically in tobacco would be a distinct advantage - to lead our various innovative health change programs. In this role, your primary focus will be to support Victorian Aboriginal communities to reduce smoking rates, using a range of research and implementation strategies.

Your days will be varied, and will involve continuous communication with various government departments, and liaison with a range of internal stakeholders. Key to your skill set will be your solid report writing skills, up to date research competency, and a can do attitude to turn best practice theory into actual action.

You’ll be on the road working directly with our Member organisations, will work closely with fantastic internal teams, and be a part of a broader family in our very supportive office environment.

We are looking for someone who can build and maintain solid relationships, can manage projects effectively, and has excellent organisation and time management skills. You’ll be familiar with harm reduction models and implementing initiatives, and importantly, you’ll be passionate about reducing smoking rates in Victorian Aboriginal communities.

Experience working with Aboriginal organisations, communities and individuals in culturally appropriate ways will be critical to your success in the role.

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Straight Islander people to apply.

If this sounds like the job you are looking for, please review a copy of the Position Description.

To apply, please email a copy of your resume and Application Form to Human Resources.

 

Aboriginal Alcohol & Other Drugs Project Officer

VACCHO is the peak representative for the health and well being of Aboriginal people in Victoria, and champions community control and health equality for Aboriginal communities. We are a centre of expertise, policy advice, training, innovation and leadership in Aboriginal health. VACCHO advocates for the health equality and optimum health of all Aboriginal people in Victoria.

This is an exciting project that will support the design and development of a future Alcohol & Other Drugs (AOD) program that focuses on improving outcomes underpinned by the principles of self-determination and community control.

You don’t necessarily have to have worked in the AOD space before, however it would be desirable.

What we are looking for is someone good organisational skills, can manage priorities, keep things on track, keep everyone informed along the way and when the going gets tough – finds a solution to any problem.

This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person identified position.

If this sounds like the job you are looking for, please review a copy of the Position Description.

To apply, please email a copy of your resume and Application Form to Human Resources.

We look forward to hearing from you!