Employment Opportunities

Temporary Project Officer

Carer KaFÉ
Kinship and Foster Care Education


An exciting opportunity has become available to support the state-wide foster and kinship care learning and development strategy.


Carer KaFÉ (www.carerkafe.org.au) has been established to provide training to Victorian kinship and foster carers to support them in their valuable role. The program coordinates training providers to deliver training that will support the ongoing needs of kinship and foster carers. The program aims to deliver innovative training through a variety of mediums, targeting all kinship and foster carers.


The temporary Project Administrator will be based at the Foster Care Association of Victoria (FCAV) Office, located at Smith St Collingwood.


This position is for 3 days per week (hours are negotiable with the Program Manager and can be spread across 4+ days) for a 3 month period, commencing in May 2019. The salary for this position is Level 3, pay point 3 - $30.37 per hour or $65,712.18 x .6 = $39,427.25 p/a (inclusive of compulsory Superannuation).


The successful applicant’s knowledge and experience will include:


  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail
  • Experience in project coordination and evaluations
  • The ability to work with a variety of stakeholders with diplomacy, tact and compassion.


To be considered for the role, applicants are required to provide a resume and cover letter, addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description. 


Click here for a copy of the position description, contact admin@fcav.org.au, or call the Office Manager to discuss the role on 03 9416 4292.


Applications close 9:00am, Monday 29 April, 2019. Email applications to: admin@fcav.org.au.


The successful applicant will be required to undergo satisfactory pre-employment checks, including two referees, a criminal records check and a working with children check.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.