Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Check New Job You Can Apply For - Walking bus Coordinator!

This is from seek.com.au - ( and a personal thank from Hugh Worral) if you fit job please apply immediately:


Walking Bus Coordinator

Connections Community Development - More jobs by this advertiser

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Walking Bus Coordinator
WALKING BUS COORDINATOR POSITION

Connections is a non-profit organisation which aims to build community through a number of initiatives throughout Australia. One of those initiatives is The Walking Bus, which aims to see children walk to school in a way that encourages a healthy lifestyle, is environmentally friendly, and builds community.

A fantastic position is available for a Coordinator of The Walking Bus. Our head office is based in the North-West Sydney region.

The position is permanent part-time, 20 hours per week.

This role will require flexibility as the work hours may be spread over several days during the week. The suitable applicant will also be required to start immediately. Ongoing training and supervision will be provided.


THE ROLE WILL INVOLVE:
  • Establishment of a new Walking Bus programs at selected schools
  • Research and establishment of suitable new Walking Bus routes
  • Develop relationships with current and future schools
  • Maintain and expand upon existing Walking Bus School programs
  • Expand upon the current program
  • Ensure the long-term sustainability of programs within schools
  • Contact with and support for the volunteers
  • Publishing a quarterly newsletter for the volunteers
  • Both visiting and contacting each of the participating schools on a regular basis
  • Organise regular training sessions for schools, Volunteers and participants
  • Working along side school principals, P&C's and Teachers, along with other organisations such as councils
  • Seeking and acquiring additional funding from other sources, such as government grants, and private sponsorship
  • Flexible hours that may increase in the future as the program is rolled out and additional funding is sourced
  • Reporting to Key Stakeholders about the ongoing growth of the program
  • Ongoing Staff Development and Training

APPLICANTS SHOULD HAVE THE FOLLOWING:
  • Adhere to the vision, values and mission statements of Connections
  • Excellent communication, organisational and management skills
  • Excellent and efficient time management skills
  • A registered car and valid drivers license
  • Energetic, innovative and self-motivated
  • Be well presented
  • Outgoing personality to be able to meet potential sponsors and stakeholders
  • Ability to work within a close team environment and take direction
  • Ability to lead other Coordinators working under you
  • Ability to operate at both the social and corporate level
  • Ability to construct and complete submissions, documents and applications
  • Excellent reporting skills
  • Good level of computer skills,

For more information on The Walking Bus, please visit www.walkingbus.com.au
All submissions should be submitted via email and contain your resume, covering letter, and any supporting materials to warren.weir@connections.com.au.
All applications must quote in subject JOB ID: WB_FAC_JAN14

For further information contact Warren Weir on 0412 677 878.


Applications close C.O.B. FRIDAY 24TH JANUARY, 2014

Warrem Weir
Connections
0412 677 878
info@connections.com.au

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