Employment Opportunities



17 Janurary 2020


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


This position is 4 days (30.4 hrs per week) on a fixed term (contract), commencing March 2020 through until 30 June 2020.
Hours are negotiable with the Program Manager and can be spread across 5 days.


The Hourly pay rate is for this contract is $35.94 per hour or $77,764.10 x .8 = $62,211.28 per annum (inclusive of compulsory Superannuation) (based on level 4, pay point 2 of the Social and Community Services Award).


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 a copy of the position description, email admin@fcav.org.au, or call Penny Daly, Project Manager to discuss the role on 03 9416 4292.


Applications close 9:00am, Monday 3 February 2020. 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.