BNC Youth Team

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people? We are looking for two energetic, motivated people with positive attitudes, great team work skills and broad experience in youth work to form our new youth work team at the Bellambi Neighbourhood Centre.

Two part time positions: 13 hours per week each Please contact the manager at Bellambi Neighbourhood Centre on<> for position description and essential criteria or call Ann Burbrook on 4285 3055 to discuss.

Applications close – 5pm, Thursday 25th August.


Positions Vacant | Illawarra Forum

There are two positions vacant at the Illawarra Forum. This is a great opportunity to join the peak body for the community services industry in the Illawarra.

Operations Manager

The Operations Manager will be responsible for ensuring organisational effectiveness by providing leadership for the organisation’s operational, human resource, IT and financial functions. Working with the CEO, the position also contributes to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices.

Sector Support and Development Officer

The Sector Support and Development Officer will provide information about objectives and guidelines of the home support program and any other relevant Government policy and guidelines to home support funded agencies and related community care services.

Strengthen the capacity of the home support service infrastructure to deliver quality services, which respond to client needs, including special needs groups.

Strengthen interagency and community relationships and understanding of home support.

Promote better practice in the development of a strong, cohesive community care system.

Applications for both positions close 5pm, Wednesday 27th January, 2016.

Click here for more information.

Positions Vacant | Illawarra Multicultural Services

Illawarra Multicultural Services will be providing Settlement Services, as part of the NSW Settlement Partnership with Settlement Services International as the Lead Agency, under the newly funded Settlement Services Programme through the Department of Social Services from 1 July 2015.

Following a review of our Settlement Service Operations, we are currently recruiting new staff for our Settlement Services Programme, to better position the organisation to deliver ‘strengths-based’, ‘person-centred’ and ‘outcomes focussed’ support services for refugee & humanitarian entrants in the Illawarra, Shoalhaven and Wingecarribee areas.

Reporting to the Team Leader of Settlement Services, the Caseworkers will provide holistic, effective and proactive support, advice, advocacy and referral support to newly arrived refugee and humanitarian entrants.  The Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the recruitment, training & support of our team of volunteers, as they complement the support initiatives for clients in our Settlement Services and other ‘wrap-around’ services.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for experienced and suitably qualified persons to assist us in making a positive contribution to the settlement journey of our eligible clients.

The new positions are listed on the SEEK Website è

The positions being advertised are:

  • 2 x F/T Caseworker – Generalist (Wollongong)
  • 1 x F/T Caseworker – Youth (Wollongong)
  • 1 x P/T Caseworker – Generalist (Nowra)
  • 1 x P/T Volunteer Coordinator (Wollongong, with outreach to Nowra)

The listing outlines the initial process for applying for any of the above positions.

Join us at IMS and be the change that you would like to see in our community.

Please pass on to your networks and to those who may be interested.

Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service | Position Vacant

Aboriginal Family Support Worker (Female)

Part time/Full time

The service will provide individual family support for families who need assistance in further developing parenting skills. It will be an early intervention service with a focus on families with new babies, first time parents and teenage parents. The focus will be on families with children aged 0-8 years.

Essential Criteria:

  • Aboriginality
  • Cert IV in Community Services or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate with Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities and individuals
  • Knowledge of Family Support services and issues
  • Ability to work in a team and unsupervised
  • Computer skills
  • Case management skills
  • Data collection and reporting skills
  • Current Working with Children Check number
  • Current Drivers Licence

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience working in a community setting

The Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service considers that being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification under Sl4 of the anti-discrimination Act NSW 1977. Also being a Female person is a genuine occupational qualification under S31 of the anti-discrimination Act NSW 1944.

An information package can be obtained from Kylie Lawlor on (02) 4229 9495 or email

Applications and resumes should be sent to:

Family Support Worker Position | Kylie Lawlor

PO Box 1161, Wollongong DC 2500

Applications will close at 5pm on 28th November 2014

A criminal record check will be carried out on successful applicant

Illawarra Forum | Job Opportunities





The Illawarra Forum Inc. is seeking dynamic and passionate individuals to join our team in the following roles:

  • HACC Multicultural Access Officer
  • Project Officer: Healthy Active Tenants
  • Resource and Development Officer
  • Community Care Workforce Development Officer

This is a great opportunity to join the Illawarra Forum team and contribute to the peak body for the community services industry by supporting and resourcing community service organisations, and improving outcomes for the region’s disadvantaged communities.

Please download information package from our website

For more information please call 4256 4333 or email

Applications Close Monday 25th August @ 5pm.




Women’s Health Diverse Sexualities Project Officer Position

An exciting opportunity exists to work with ACON, in partnership with the Women’s Health Service ISLHD, to promote the health and wellbeing of lesbians and same sex attracted women living in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven regions through the development and implementation of innovative and contextually appropriate health promotion and education strategies in an effort to reduce the prevalence of and risk factors associated with poorer health outcomes for the population group in focus.

Please find attached the advertisement in PDF version for the part-time position of Women’s Health Diverse Sexualities Project Officer and essential contact details, should those interested require further information.

ISLHD – Women’s Diverse Sexualities Oct 2013 – final

In addition, is the Illawarra Mercury advertisement for the position. Please note, applications close 5pm Monday 28 October 2013.

Following up to clarify usage of the link – The Illawarra Mercury classifieds link goes directly to the ‘Deaths and Funerals’ homepage – very unfortunate, however if you use the drop down box on this page and look for ‘jobs’ for ‘Saturday’(another drop down box option), this will take to directly to the page.

Social Support Team Leader

Picture2CAPAH Multicultural Association Incorporated is non-profit organisation that provides centre-based day care and social support service for families of Spanish speaking background in the Illawarra region.

CAPAH are seeking a skilled and compassionate team leader to join our team. This interesting role will focus on increasing each client’s social networks and participation in meaningful and enjoyable activities which are appropriate to the individuals needs interest and abilities.

Permanent part time position working 10 hrs per week:  as per current award (Modern  Award). Suitably qualified and experienced persons are invited to apply.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Excellent written and communication
  • Experience working with individuals/families in a supportive role
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • NSW Drivers Licence and a reliable vehicle for work
  • Certificate3 in Aged Care and/or Disability Care Current Senior First Aid Certificate.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the HACC standards and WH&S.

For further position specific enquiries please contact CAPAH via email or phone Ximena Hendry on 0434364894.