Hybrid work model work from home and our Officer location Band 6, starting $86,865 to 102,922.96 (based on experience) + super +monthly ADO! Support and implement initiatives that will celebrate and enhance Cardinia Shire's growing cultural diversity.  About us     Cardinia Shire is one of the state’s fastest -growing municipalities, located 55 kilometres south-east of Melbourne’s central business district, it boasts a unique combination of urban and rural areas creating a diverse and vibrant community. Working together, doing things differently and preparing for the future are the three cornerstones of our culture, helping Council to deliver on strategy.   About the role Are you passionate about fostering a diverse, inclusive, and vibrant community? Do you believe in celebrating the rich tapestry of cultures that make Cardinia Shire unique? If you're an enthusiastic and dedicated individual ready to make a lasting impact, we want you on our team as a Community Strengthening Facilitator – Cultural Diversity. The Community Strengthening Facilitator – Cultural Diversity role is focused on fostering a welcoming and inclusive community in Cardinia Shire, celebrating its cultural diversity. This position entails enhancing organisational and community capacity to promote connection and participation among culturally diverse communities in the area.  About you You are an advocate for inclusivity, with a proven track record of engaging and empowering culturally diverse communities. Your ability to lead, collaborate, and implement meaningful initiatives is unparalleled, and you thrive on building strong partnerships with various stakeholders. You are a creative thinker who can breathe life into cultural celebrations and events, making them unforgettable moments of unity. With your keen insight, you can identify emerging community needs and trends, ensuring that our efforts remain relevant and impactful. To be considered for this role you will also require. Tertiary qualification in Social Sciences, Community Development or another relevant discipline is desirable. A comprehensive understanding of local government’s role in the community and the process by which services are provided. Community, policy and strategy development skills and/or experience. Demonstrated experience in consulting and working with community stakeholders to facilitate change and improve access to resources, skills and knowledge. This role is not just a job, it is an opportunity to make a profound impact on our community's future. If you're ready to embark on this incredible journey with us, apply now and be part of Cardinia Shire's commitment to celebrating diversity and fostering inclusion! Benefits and perks    Activity Based and Hybrid work model.   Opportunities to work on innovative and impactful projects that make a real difference to the community.      Professional development opportunities, including training and education programs, and leadership development initiatives.      A commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship, with initiatives to reduce the Council's carbon footprint and promote sustainable practices in the community.   A focus on work-life balance, with programs and initiatives designed to support employees' physical and mental well-being.      Leave loading for eligible employees.     Free parking, walking distance from the train station and cafes.    Interested in learning more about our benefits, click here https://careers.cardinia.vic.gov.au/our-benefits/.     To apply     Please complete the online application form, including uploading your resume and a brief cover letter demonstrating your suitability to the role.   To access the position description please visit https://careers.cardinia.vic.gov.au/our-jobs/ scroll down to the bottom to view the position description.   Applications close: Sunday, 8th October 2023    For further information regarding the role please speak to the Community Safety and Inclusion team 1300 787 624. Cardinia Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse, and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We welcome applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore career opportunities with Cardinia Shire Council. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application by contacting us on 1300 787 624.       All successful applicants will be required to undertake a National Police Check and pre-employment medicals, certain positions may also require a Working with Children Check.       You must have valid Australian Working Rights to be considered for this role.  Position Description AUD Officer 3809