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Our purpose is to end homelessness for every person who walks through our doors, with care and without judgement.

We share a passion to provide a voice for the most vulnerable and to give them the tools to rebuild their lives. We create respectful environments and provide services that are easily accessible.

Like many not-for-profit organisations, we value warm-heartedness and kindness in our employees. What sets our team members apart? Tenacity.

Read more about our Mission and Values here.

Our team is made up of full-time and part-time professionals, working across social work, health and business services. 

What we can offer

The health and wellbeing of our employees is really important to us. That’s why we offer an employee assistance program (EAP), flu vaccinations, access to bicycles, self-care seminars and an extra day of leave - a ‘Ferris Bueller Day'.

As well as the option to salary-package (part time and full time employees only) we support our team with professional development, mentoring and training opportunities.

 

Current vacancies

Vacancies are advertised here, and generally on Seek.

Direct Marketing Specialist

  • Deliver end to end direct marketing campaigns including appeals
  • Be part of our highly successful fundraising team in our city-based location
  • Full salary packaging available

About the role

You will be an experienced Direct Marketer who is passionate about using their skills in the Not-for-Profit sector, and you will want to join a committed and high performing team. This is a robust, diverse and busy role where project management skills, metric driven strategies, a customer-centric approach will be the key factors to your success.

What you’ll be doing

  • A key focus is to develop and deliver direct marketing campaigns and activities.
  • Use data to find opportunities to further develop engagement in our donors, with a focus on increasing revenue
  • Using your curiosity and love of detail to identify the what, why and how of our campaign strategies and customer segmentation
  • Project management of direct marketing appeals and campaigns from inception to implementation
  • Undertaking special projects supporting the development of our fundraising program such as CRM transition, data audits, payment gateway reviews and integration
  • Develop donor journeys for each donor (market) segment and implement a donor care program to service new and existing donors
  • Maintain a working knowledge of relevant regulations and legislations as determined by governing bodies and organisational policies and procedures
  • Managing external relationships with fundraising agencies/suppliers

About you

Tertiary qualified in marketing, fundraising or a related discipline, you must be a motivated team player with a polished communication style. Your data analysis skills are imperative, as is your direct marketing experience gained either in a commercial or not-for-profit setting.

Your demonstrated experience planning and executing integrated, multi-channel (eg direct mail, digital, SMS) fundraising campaigns utilising data insights, industry learnings and marketing/fundraising principals is key to your ability to successfully undertake this role. You must have excellent verbal and written communication and digital literacy, including in the use of CRM and other software packages.

You must have, or be willing to undertake, a satisfactory National Police Clearance and DHS Working with Children Check.  As you may be required to attend meetings offsite from time to time, you will require a valid driver’s licence.

What we can offer

  • Passionate caring team who are united in our purpose to end homelessness
  • A Ferris Bueller Day Off! (Additional leave day)
  • A focus on wellbeing
  • Access to full salary packaging options which can increase your take home pay

For the full position description, please click here.

For further information please contact Melanie Denford, HR Manager or Michelle Tobin, Marketing and Fundraising Communications Manager.

To apply click the "apply button" via SEEK and attach your covering letter and CV.

Applications close:  19 August 2020

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

 

 Communications Specialist

  • A role for a passionate storyteller and communications specialist
  • Research, source and deliver inspiring content sharing our community impact
  • Be part of our highly successful fundraising team in our city based location

About the role

Working as part of the integrated Fundraising and Communications team in this key role, you will help us achieve our fundraising, communications and brand objectives by inspiring supporters, connecting them to our organisation, and demonstrating the impact of their support.

The Communications Coordinator will use their ability to write to different styles and audiences to deliver engaging communications to increase awareness and revenue, including planning, researching, writing and publishing content across all communication channels.

What you’ll be doing

  • Work with our front line staff to source content that can be used to communicate Hutt St Centre’s community impact and inspire fundraising support
  • Interview people with lived-experience of homelessness
  • Research and interview supporters, volunteers, staff and ambassadors, and develop engaging communication content for a variety of media and audiences.
  • Create and maintain a content bank of stories and images for use across appeals and campaigns to inspire fundraising and articulate the organisation’s mission
  • Work with team members and suppliers to ensure consistent communication across all offline and online channels, including social media, website, newsletters, intranet and other identified communications channels
  • Coordinate and implement the marketing and communication plan for our major signature event Walk a Mile in My Boots marketing, advertising and PR
  • Develop and maintain a content calendar, coordinate the production and editing of new content

About You

  • You are a dynamic communicator, with great attention to detail, and a passion for storytelling
  • Exceptional researching, writing and editing skills with strong attention to detail and ability to write effectively for different audiences
  • You are energetic, have a strong sense of initiative and a results-focused attitude
  • Proven stakeholder management skills and ability to build constructive and effective relationships with people with lived experience, team leaders and case managers, donors, volunteers and supporters
  • Proven experience in managing a social media community
  • Strong written skills are essential, as is the ability to work to deadlines under pressure, perform within a team, and to show initiative

Tertiary qualifications in communications, marketing or a related discipline, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience in a similar role and education is essential.

A drive to achieve the best outcomes for Hutt St Centre and the people we are supporting to help end their homelessness

A satisfactory national police check and a Working with Children Clearance is essential. A current driver’s licence is essential.

What we can offer

  • Passionate caring team who are united in our purpose to end homelessness
  • A Ferris Bueller Day Off! (Additional leave day)
  • A focus on wellbeing
  • Access to full salary packaging options which can increase your take home pay

How to apply:

For the full position description, please click here.

For further information please contact Melanie Denford, HR Manager or Michelle Tobin, Marketing and Fundraising Communications Manager. 

To apply click the "apply button" via SEEK and attach your covering letter and CV.

Applications close: 19 August 2020

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Education and Employment Officer – CEARS Project

  • Join our passionate team in our impactful not-for-profit organisation in this new position.
  • Rewarding and challenging role – contract to 30 June 2021.
  • Full-time position with access to salary packaging

As the Employment and Education Officer - CEARS you will work with clients who are at risk of, or have disengaged with their Job Network or education providers. You will focus on re-engaging clients in education or employment opportunities, and assist them to re-connect and plan the steps needed to meet their individual employment and education goals.

This is a new position as part of the CEARS program and is available until 30 June 2021.

About the role

Your Skills & Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience assisting clients with their readiness for employment or education options
  • Demonstrated experience creating individualised employment and education plans which identifies the person’s goals and actions  to assist them  reach their desired educational and vocational outcomes
  • identify and investigate options with clients and support them to link to and access these options
  • develop strategies and plans that support positive behavioural change to enhance positive connections and social inclusion in the community setting
  • provide support and mentoring for the preparation of documents relating to engaging or participating in education and/or employment related activities
  • identify and develop community engagement opportunities that will assist people to prepare for a return to education and employment
  • monitoring and review the impact and effectiveness of employment and education support with the CEARS’s Senior CM and team

You will also be tertiary educated in a relevant discipline (such as community or human services) and be required to have both a DHS Working with Children clearance screen and a satisfactory National Police Clearance, or be willing to undertake these checks. In addition, you are required to possess a valid driver’s licence.

Working at Hutt St Centre:

Hutt St Centre is a highly respected and innovative frontline service for homeless and vulnerable adults in Adelaide. Started by the Daughters of Charity in 1954, Hutt St Centre is a multi-service, non-residential agency providing essential and professional services to help people who are facing homelessness and disadvantage. We provide a place of opportunity and choice to support people to end their homelessness with care and without judgement.

We offer our employees salary packaging, learning and development opportunities, access to a confidential Employee Assistance Program and a passionate team who are driven by making difference to help end homelessness.

For the full position description, please click here.

Please contact Melanie Denford, HR Manager on 8418 2500 for further information or click ‘Apply’ via SEEK to attach your covering letter and CV.

Applications close: 14 August 2020

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.