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Current Positions available

Community Development Project Officer

Community Development Project Officer

Part Time, Temporary (6 months)

ABOUT US
Cire Services is an advanced community based not for profit organisation. Cire operates a range of services to meet community needs through education, training and the provision of family and community services.
We are committed to Child Safety and pride ourselves on advocating for the rights of children.

ABOUT THE JOB
We are seeking an experienced Community Development Project Officer to explore the current gaps in service utilisation and access to occasional care service in the Upper Yarra area.  Developing collaborative relationships with stakeholders, the position will also develop a promotional campaign to increase awareness of occasional care, have a focus on access barriers and explore greater opportunities for children to access early learning service within the community.
This is a part-time position based out of Yarra Junction, however will be required to visit services across the shire.

The objectives of the role are:

  • Explore and review occasional care operations linked to Cire’s RTO and Community House.
  • Explore cost effective childcare options and access barriers for course participants.
  • Increase awareness of occasional care services across the region.

A little bit more about the role

  • Host promotional campaigns across the Upper Yarra area.
  • Address service access barriers to allow greater opportunity for children to access early learning services.
  • Develop stronger linkages between services within the region.
  • Connect families with Cire Services to explore study opportunities that coincide with occasional care operating times.

ABOUT YOU
Ideally you will have the following:

  • Experience working with stakeholders at varying levels and skill
  • Be a great communicator
  • Share the Cire Values
  • Hold relevant qualifications in the childcare, community services, education, social science or welfare related area.
  • Demonstrated experience in community program development administration and evaluation.
  • Hold a valid Working with Children Check (employee status) or be willing to undertake.
  • Have the right to work in Australia
  • Be willing to undertake a National Police Check
  • Hold a current driving licence and have a reliable vehicle
    Benefits

Cire Services Incorporated offers a vibrant workplace working within a close knit team.  We offer generous salary packaging options.

  • Support from the leadership team across the business.
  • Professional development opportunities.

How to Apply:
If you have relevant experience in a similar role, demonstrate exceptional leadership skills and want to make a difference, then apply now.

Click here to view the Position Description

Applications close 5.00pm, 7 September 2018.
Address the key selection criteria and send a covering letter with your CV to jobs@cire.org.au

Please note only successful applicants will be contacted.

Chair and Board Positions

 Chair and Board Positions

  • Education and Community Focus
  • Outstanding Board opportunities
  • Lilydale Head Office

Cire Services, one of the region’s largest and most respected Education Services providers, is now seeking to appoint a new Chair and Board Members.

The term for an appointed Chair or Board Member is 3 years, with the opportunity for re-appointment.

About Us

Cire Services Inc. is an advanced community based, not for profit, registered charity. Cire operates a range of services to meet community needs through education and the provision of services in the East of Victoria.

Cire is a child safe organisation.

Our organisation currently supports clients comprised of students, adults and children from six weeks of age through the provision of a wide range of services covering all aspects of development and training with a focus on vocational education for those entering or re-entering the workforce.

We have been successful in supporting over 900 individuals find a new path over the last three years.  Our parenting programs and child care education is sought after.  Our school is gaining a reputation for being one of the best of its kind in the Eastern Region.

Cire Training is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and offers accredited, pre-accredited, workskills and leisure courses.

Cire’s Community House is the key centre in Yarra Junction which aims to empower people to learn, connect and belong.  It is a friendly, vibrant and inclusive community hub which offers an extensive ranges of services, education and leisure programs and community development activities that reflect community needs and interests.  Programs include parenting education, environment education, health and wellbeing support activities and craft and hobby tuition.

In addition, Cire Community House facilitates a range of supports and services on a daily basis, such as public internet access, Centrelink access and free bread and meals.

We are an active member of Neighbourhood Houses Victoria (NHV) and the Community Houses Association of the Outer Eastern Suburbs (CHAOS).

Community School is a registered independent school providing secondary curriculum to students in an alternative school environment.

Cire Children’s Services provides children’s services for long day care, pre-school programs, occasional care, before and after school care and vacation care.

Cire has a strong focus on the professional development of over 160 employees and provides learning opportunities for employees at all levels.

Chair

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and committed Chair to lead the Board of Governance into the next phase of development of the organisation.  The Chair will be a leader in the governance of not for profits and demonstrate experience in either

  • Finance
  • For Social Purpose Business Development,
  • Education and Training or
  • Executive Management in the not for profit sector.

In addition, we are seeking two Board Directors to join its Board with experience in either;

  • Finance,
  • Social Purpose Business Development,
  • Board Secretary role,
  • Education and Training,
  • Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing

As Chair and Board Member you will be expected to:

  • Align with our Mission, Vision and Values
  • Have the time to commit to Board meetings (once per month in Lilydale) and represent the Board at various Cire events
  • Be accountable to the Cire community, employees, volunteers, clients and their families or carers/guardians for the effectiveness, integrity and viability of the organisation
  • Have a strong understanding of governance roles, duties and obligations
  • Have strong communication, EQ and interpersonal skills together with the ability to operate collaboratively in a team environment

To apply in confidence, please submit your application to the attention of Andrew Hunter, Acting Chair, c/o tammyconnelly@cire.org.au.  Position Descriptions are also available from our website www.cire.org.au.

Applications close 14 September, 2018.

Position Description

Early Childhood Education and Care Educator

Profile

Cire Services Inc is an advanced community based not for profit organisation.  Cire operates a range of services to meet community needs through education and provision of services.

Cire Family and Children’s Services operates Early Learning Services across seven sites in the Yarra Valley. This includes Long Day Care, Occasional Care, Playgroup and Out of School Hour Care.  Our two main campuses are based in Mt Evelyn and Yarra Junction.

Cire is a child safe organisation and Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Job

An opportunity to work in a values’ based, not-for-profit community childcare service. Qualified staff are required to support the growth of the service across all sites. The successful applicant will be working with a team of dedicated professionals who are passionate about engaging with young people in a natural care setting.

You will work collaboratively with your peers to deliver high-quality learning experiences for children based on Cire philosophy and have a full and thorough understanding of the National Quality Framework.

About You

Ideally, you will have experience working with children from the ages of six weeks to six years old.

You will hold a minimum Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care [ECEC] or equivalent.

The successful applicant will:

  • Minimum Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) or equivalent
  • Have experience working in the Early Childhood Sector with children between the ages of 6 weeks to six years old.
  • Current First Aid Certificate (including Anaphylaxis, CPR and Asthma)
  • Food Handlers Certificate
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • A passion for working with children
  • Prepared to undertake a National Crim Check and
  • Hold a current Working with Children Check.

A minimum of 2 employment reference is required.

How to Apply

To discuss this position further, please contact Diletta Lanciana on 0439 994 778 or forward your details, including resume to jobs@cire.org.au  

Sessional Trainer

Cire Service Inc is an advanced community based not for profit organisation with its base at Yarra Junction.  Cire provides a broad range of services within the Yarra Ranges covering Accredited and Pre-accredited Training Program, Childcare Services and Independent Secondary Schooling.

Cire is a child safe organisation.

The role:

The Sessional Trainer / Assessor is responsible for delivering accredited training sessions for Cire’s RTO and for assessing the competency of students engaged in community services accredited training and assessment programs.

The RTO Sessional Trainer / Assessor;

  • develops and manages the learning for students, using the learning and assessment materials provided
  • evaluates applications for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
  • active involvement in decision making during RTO staff meetings and as part of the ongoing validation and moderation process.
  • completes training and assessment documentation as required, including evaluation documentation
  • provides support and advice to students of diverse cultures, backgrounds and abilities

About you:

You will have;

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) or its equivalence
  • Successful, relevant industry or sector experience, relevant qualifications and understanding of the competencies required in the workplace environment.
  • Experience working in the Vocational Education and Training Sector
  • Commitment to a high level of service and improving outcomes for students
  • Have a well-developed ability to work with diverse populations and within a broad range of community and public partners and stakeholders;
  • Highly developed communication skills, including skills in facilitation, negotiation and conflict resolution;
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills, including demonstrated computer skills;
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills, including demonstrated computer skills

Employment is subject to a satisfactory police check and Victorian Working with Children Check.

Position description download

To discuss the role in more detail please contact Anna-Louise Allen, Executive Manager Education and Training on 0419 370 542

Please apply by sending your resume, and cover letter, addressing the key selection criteria, to jobs@cire.org.au

Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Casual Bus Drivers

Cire Service Inc is an advanced community based not for profit organisation with its base at Yarra Junction. Cire provides a broad range of services within the Yarra Ranges covering Accredited and Pre-accredited Training Program, Childcare Services and Independent Secondary Schooling.

Cire is a child safe organisation.

The role:

Our bus driver provides a critical role in helping safely transport students to Cire Services before and after school. Duties include transporting passengers in line with organisational needs, monitoring the behaviour of passengers, maintain compliance with Bus Safety Legislation and general maintenance of buses (daily cleaning, fuel, etc).

About you:

The successful applicant will:

  • Hold a Current Victorian Drivers License and Accreditation Certificate.
  • Have a demonstrated high standard of driving skills
  • Have knowledge of Bus Safety Act
  • Have the ability to manage own time with demonstrated ability to work unsupervised.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the provision of community-based programs.

Being a child safe organisation, employment is subject to a satisfactory police check and Victorian Working with Children Check.

Please apply by sending your resume, and cover letter, addressing the key selection criteria within the position description, to jobs@cire.org.au

POSITION DESCRIPTION 

Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.