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Committees and Community Project Officer (FT)

Role Purpose:

The Committees and Community Project Officer supports the development and coordination of White Ribbon Committees and their community engagement efforts. White Ribbon Committees are formal volunteer groups that support the White Ribbon movement across Australia. Drawing on White Ribbon Programs, projects, resources and initiatives, Committees mobilise community driven action.

The Committees and Community Project Officer contributes to the delivery of the range of projects and activities as detailed in the Community Engagement strategy. The core responsibilities of this role are:

  • Support Executive Manager for Committees and Community Development in planning and implementing Committee engagement and program growth
  • Enhance and maintain Committee data management and reporting systems
  • Support effective internal communications and integration of Committee strategy and operations across White Ribbon portfolios
  • Be the lead to contact and case manage stakeholder Committee related enquiries
  • Research and developing Committee education and support resources, as well as facilitate Committee training strategy
  • Formal and informal communication and support for Regional and State/Territory Committees and their members, including Committee event coordination and supporting appropriate member projects
  • Coordinate the establishment of new Committees along with Committee member recruitment, including supporting members through Committee member journey
  • Research and support the implementation of best practice volunteer Committee and community development models


White Ribbon Vision:

A nation that respects women, in which every woman lives in safety free from all forms of men’s abuse.

White Ribbon Purpose:

Engaging men to make women’s safety a man’s issue too.


White Ribbon Core Values:

  • Courage – courage in facing challenge and finding creative, innovative solutions
  • Integrity – ethical, honest and accountable to all
  • Respect – compassionate, honouring and acknowledging difference and upholding dignity
  • Collaboration – working collaboratively to drive positive social change
  • Leadership – leaders in driving lasting, positive, normative change


Essential Selection Criteria


  • At least 1 years administrative and program support experience including experience working across competing and intersecting projects.
  • Sound knowledge of administrative systems and procedures, and high level of proficiency with office technology.
  • High level of skills in relationship building among stakeholders from diverse cultures, professions, ages and needs.
  • Experience in complex problem solving and ability to work in face-paced working environment.
  • An ability to balance competing projects and adapt to shifting team priorities and workloads changes.
  • An ability to work effectively within a team environment and autonomously.
  • High level of initiative and ‘can do’ attitude.
  • High level of proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications and data management systems.
  • High level attention to detail and ensuring accuracy.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in business/program administration, Project Management, Social Science/Research or equivalent.



  • Experience in community services or the not-for-profit sector.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Community Development
  • An understanding of WH&S principles in the workplace.


A full position description is attached here.

Please address your application to HR Manager, White Ribbon Australia: using the subject line: Committees and Community Project Officer via White Ribbon Australia.


We would like to fill the position as soon as possible.

This role is based in North Sydney and the salary band is from $55K – $65K (inclusive 9.5% superannuation).


All applicants MUST submit a covering letter, resume and address the selection criteria. Any application that does not address these areas will not be considered.

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