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Specialist Housing Programs Officer

  • Work Type/s: Full Time, ongoing contract
  • Location: Melbourne (Fitzroy North) 
  • Applications close: 8 March 2024

This position is open only to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

The Specialist Housing Programs Officer will lead the service delivery response in relation to AHV’s Renter Relocation Program by liaising with and supporting affected renters and engaging with their advocates/ support workers to develop individual relocation plans, which may include temporary or permanent relocation options. The Specialist Housing Programs Officer will maintain regular and positive communication with all affected renters, internal/external stakeholders and actively work to resolve issues that may impede progress of successful relocation outcomes, as they arise for both move out and move back processes.

Further, the Specialist Housing Programs Officer will manage a small portfolio of properties working within the framework of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (Vic) and AHV’s policies and guidelines and be responsible for property management duties, including sign up of new renters, rent payment, arrears management, terminated renters and vacated properties. The role is also critical in building relationships with support services to assist clients and support community capacity building.

We are looking for someone who will bring a client centred focus to the role and with the following key attributes and skills (KSC):

  • Aboriginal applicants only
  • Awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal societies and cultures and an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal people in contemporary Australia and the diversity of circumstances of Aboriginal people.
  • Knowledge and experience of community housing and operating within the legislative/regulatory environment of the Residential Tenancies Act and Housing Act.
  • Experience supporting clients with complex needs.
  • Proven experience developing and maintaining internal and external stakeholder partnerships.
  • Demonstrated capacity to be a support and identify continuous improvement opportunities to existing management processes.
  • Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to negotiate and communicate across all levels of the organisation.
  • Highly organised with the ability to work on multiple tasks and manage competing priorities.

This position will be based in Fitzroy North.

This position is open only to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria in the attached position description by COB 8 March 2024. 

Applications should be sent to jobs@ahvic.org.au using the subject line: Specialist Housing Programs Officer

Please direct enquiries about the role to Rian on 0459 100 313.

Specialist Housing Programs Officer PD

Manager, Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Forum (AHHF)

  • Work Type/s: Full Time, 12 month contract
  • Location: Based in Melbourne (Fitzroy North) with travel required
  • Applications close: 4 March 2024

The Manager, Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Forum (AHHF) will provide high level support to the Director Strategy and Performance and CEO to lead Housing and Homelessness policy, advocacy, and sector development in Victoria.

This role will lead a team that provides high level executive support to two key forums responsible for driving and oversight of implementation of Mana-na worn-tyeen maar-takoort:

  • The Victorian Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Framework Working Group, and
  • The Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Forum (AHHF) made up of Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations and Traditional Owners Corporations that are housing and homelessness providers

The Team will perform its role by supporting AHHF members, Community Housing Organisations (CHOs), Local Government and Homes Victoria and other stakeholders to coordinate policy development, partner and stakeholder engagement and advocacy efforts.  The Manager, AHHF will oversee the day-to-day work of the team, manage team performance, risk, and compliance.

 We are looking for someone who will bring a client centred focus to the role and with the following key attributes and skills (KSC):

  1. Ability to demonstrate awareness and respect for Aboriginal cultures, understanding contemporary issues affecting Aboriginal communities, particularly in the Victoria region.
  2. Proven experience in leading high-performing teams and be adept at managing competing priorities.
  3. Proven track record in developing and maintaining internal and external stakeholder partnerships.
  4. Experience in managing strategic policy, advocacy, and communications.
  5. Knowledge of community housing, including compliance with Residential Tenancies Act and Housing Act.

This position will be based in Fitzroy North with some travel required.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter addressing the 5 key selection criteria above by COB 4 March 2024. 

Applications should be sent to Lachlan@pipelinetalent.com.au using the subject line: Manager AHHF.

Please direct enquiries about the role to Lachlan at Pipeline Talent on (02) 8001 6603 or 0438 982 746.

Manager, Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Forum PD

Administrative Support Officer - AHHF

  • Work Type/s: Full Time, 12 month contract
  • Location: Melbourne (Fitzroy North) 
  • Applications close: 1 March 2024

This position is open only to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

Reporting to the Manager Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Forum (AHHF), the Administrative Support Officer coordinates and provides administrative support to the Director and three (3) Managers (Manager, AHHF Secretariat; Manager, Blueprint; and Manager, Sector Development) that are responsible for implementing the goals in:

  • Mana-na woorn-tyeen maar-takoort – ‘Every Aboriginal Person Has A Home’, the Victorian Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Framework
  • Blueprint of an Aboriginal-specific homelessness system
  • Mana-na woorn-tyeen maar-takoort – ‘Every Aboriginal Person Has A Home’ Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Summit Report
  • 5-year Implementation Plan Mana-na woorn-tyeen maar-takoort

A key component of the role is to engage, liaise and coordinate with the Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Forum members made up of 38 Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations, Traditional Owner Groups and Aboriginal Trusts, Community Housing Providers and Homes Victoria. As part of the Mana-na woorn-tyeen maar-takoort governance structure, our members participate in sub-committees:

  • Implementation Working Group (IWG)
  • Implementation Working Group Koori Caucus
  • Implementation Action Group (IAG)
  • Blueprint Aboriginal-specific homelessness project steering committee

We are looking for someone who will bring a client centred focus to the role and with the following key attributes and skills (KSC):

  • Awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal societies and cultures and an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal people in contemporary Australia and the diversity of circumstances of Aboriginal people.
  • An understanding of the historical and contemporary impacts of homelessness and housing exclusion on and in Aboriginal communities. Specific experience in the Victorian context is preferred.
  • Experience in minute taking, meeting coordination, collation of secretariat papers and keeping accurate records and document management
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders and services to ensure the completion of common goals.
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills, and experience in working with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of the roles of the Victorian Aboriginal and mainstream community service organisations and systems.
  • Highly developed organisational skills and an ability to work on multiple tasks, manage competing priorities and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Highly organised with the ability to work on multiple tasks, manage competing priorities and work under pressure to meet deadlines.

his position will be based in Fitzroy North.

This position is open only to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria in the attached position description by COB 1 March 2024. 

Applications should be sent to jobs@ahvic.org.au using the subject line: Administrative Support Officer - AHHF

Please direct enquiries about the role to Tim on 0460 880 030.

Administrative Support Officer - AHHF

Administrative Support Officer - Blueprint

  • Work Type/s: Full Time, 12 month contract
  • Location: Melbourne (Fitzroy North) 
  • Applications close: 1 March 2024

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

The Blueprint is a project from the Implementation Working Group and therefore reporting back through IWG is part of the role.  There is a Blueprint committee that has been established that is Co-Chaired by Homes Victoria and AHV.  Part of the position is to coordination is liaison and diary coordination that include getting all Blueprint papers together and upload. The position will report directly to the Manager of the Blueprint and they will be responsible for the administrative support of the implementation of the Blueprint for and Aboriginal Specific homelessness system in Victoria and 5-year Implementation Plan.

The Administrative Support Officer coordinates and provides administrative support to the Director and three (3) Managers (Manager, AHHF Secretariat; Manager, Blueprint; and Manager, Sector Development) that are responsible for implementing the goals in:

  • Mana-na woorn-tyeen maar-takoort – ‘Every Aboriginal Person Has a Home’, the Victorian Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Framework
  • Blueprint of an Aboriginal-specific homelessness system
  • Mana-na woorn-tyeen maar-takoort – ‘Every Aboriginal Person Has a Home’’ Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Summit Report
  • 5-year Implementation Plan Mana-na woorn-tyeen maar-takoort

A key component of the role is to engage, liaise and coordinate with the Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Forum members made up of 38 Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations, Traditional Owner Groups and Aboriginal Trusts, Community Housing Providers and Homes Victoria. As part of the Mana-na woorn-tyeen maar-takoort governance structure, our members participate in sub-committees:

  • Implementation Working Group (IWG)
  • Implementation Working Group Koori Caucus
  • Implementation Action Group (IAG)
  • Blueprint Aboriginal-specific homelessness project steering committee

We are looking for someone who will bring a client centred focus to the role and with the following key attributes and skills (KSC):

  • Awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal societies and cultures and an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal people in contemporary Australia and the diversity of circumstances of Aboriginal people.
  • An understanding of the historical and contemporary impacts of homelessness and housing exclusion on and in Aboriginal communities. Specific experience in the Victorian context is preferred.
  • Experience in minute taking, meeting coordination, collation of secretariat papers and keeping accurate records and document management.
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders and services to ensure the completion of common goals.
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills, and experience in working with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of the roles of the Victorian Aboriginal and mainstream community service organisations and systems.
  • Highly developed organisational skills and an ability to work on multiple tasks, manage competing priorities and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Highly organised with the ability to work on multiple tasks, manage competing priorities and work under pressure to meet deadlines.

This position will be based in Fitzroy North.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria in the attached position description by COB 1 March 2024. 

Applications should be sent to jobs@ahvic.org.au using the subject line: Administrative Support Officer - Blueprint

Please direct enquiries about the role to Tim on 0460 880 030.

Administrative Support Officer - Blueprint