Social Enterprise Coordinator (Mechanic) - Tenders Global

Social Enterprise Coordinator (Mechanic)

Concern Australia

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  • Combine your passion for mechanics and a desire to make a positive difference in the community.
  • 0.8 or 1.0 FTE position (you choose)!
  • Warm and welcoming team environment.

About Concern Australia

Concern Australia works in partnership with young people and their families to create positive opportunities and hopeful futures. Our programs provide education, employment, housing, youth justice and homelessness services. We focus on innovative and empowering pathways which build on young people’s talents and resilience and support them to reach their goals.

fiXit Social Enterprise is an automotive workshop specialising in affordable car renovations and servicing. The workshop provides employment and skill development for young people who have completed Concern Australia’s 5-week Hand Brake Turn automotive training course. Working alongside the Workshop Coordinator, young people gain practical workplace experience servicing cars for the public, community partners and staff, as well as the repair and refurbishment of cars donated to the program.

fiXit isn’t just about fixing vehicles; it’s about mending lives and constructing a community where everyone accesses reliable, affordable, and socially responsible automotive solutions. All profits are reinvested back into the program in the form of wages for traineeships offered to the young people.

About the role

Reporting to the General Manager – Business Operations, the fiXit Social Enterprise Coordinator oversees our social enterprise, with a focus to build a sustainable business with a reputation as a safe and trustworthy workshop for our community. The Coordinator also provides opportunities for young people to gain automotive experience and life skills through short term employment through training, supervision and mentorship.

The workshop collaborates with administration staff and is supported by relevant IT systems, which will enable you to manage, develop, and maintain sustainable processes and practices.

This position is classified in accordance with the Manufacturing and Associated Industries and Occupations Award 2020, Modern award MA00010, Supervisor/Trainer/Coordinator – Level 1.

Why join Concern Australia?

  • Supportive and friendly organisational culture.
  • Salary packaging available to increase employee’s take home pay.
  • Supported training and development programs.
  • Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service.
  • Free, on-site parking.
  • Biannual all staff gatherings.

What you will need to succeed

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Qualifications in an automotive-related certificate or higher and/or,
  • Extensive experience in an automotive workshop.
  • Experience in working with young people.
  • Experience in volunteering or working in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Heavy Vehicle Driver’s Licence.

For further information about the knowledge, experience, skills, and abilities that suit this position, please read the position description provided.

Appointments are subject to eligibility and the legal right to work in Australia. Appointments are also subject to satisfactory Working with Children Check, National Police Check, International Police Check (If resided overseas for a period of 12 months or longer in the past 10 years) and other employment screening or credential checks as determined by the position description.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Concern Australia is committed to an inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We warmly welcome applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, culturally and linguistically diverse, LGBTIQA+ and applicants living with a disability.

If you have the skills to perform the advertised role and think you would be a good fit for our organisation, we would love to hear from you!

Child Safety Statement

Concern Australia is committed to providing child safe and protected environments in all its activities and programs and has a zero-tolerance approach to child abuse or exploitations. Children have the right to be safe and protected.

For further information prior to applying, please contact Melanie Lim, HR Officer from Monday to Thursday on 0404 938 288, or email [email protected], using the subject line: Social Enterprise Coordinator (Mechanic) enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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