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Children and Families Project Coordinator –12 month position opportunity

  • Child and family-focused environment and curriculum
  • Professional, rewarding and supportive environment
  • Competitive salary with PBI salary packaging benefits

 About Us

Community Services #1 (CS#1) is a not for profit organisation, we exist to support the children and clients and our community. We seek out passionate and motivated people whose beliefs align with our Purpose and Mission to join our agile, fun, responsive and connected Organisation.

The Wellbeing Hub at Narrabundah aims to support children, young people and their families to enjoy physical and mental health, have strong social connections, participate in their communities and feel safe. There are several new projects to be launched soon, including ‘Learning for Wellbeing’ – ensuring children have a sense of confidence, an increased ability to regulate their emotions and are better able to connect with peers in a healthy and rewarding way.

About the Role and Benefits

An exciting opportunity is now available for a Project Coordinator to support services that enhance the health, wellbeing and ongoing development of children and their families. This position will plan, develop, deliver and evaluate quality wellbeing programs for families with school-age children in partnership with schools and community groups.

This position will also coordinate our Wellbeing Volunteer Program and support the Wellbeing Hub Manager, with attracting, upskilling and mentoring specialised volunteers.

To be successful in the Children and Families Project Coordinator role you will:

  • be an integral part of our Wellbeing Hub team, working in conjunction with the Wellbeing Hub Manager, local Schools and community
  • have experience in successfully developing, facilitating, documenting and evaluating wellbeing and activity programs for children to build skills relating to social-emotional learning and resilience be comfortable leading a team of volunteers to work towards project outcomes
  • have excellent communication and relationship-building skills, including consultation regarding development needs, and create positive working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Have an understanding of trauma-informed practice
  • sound administration skills
  • be energetic, agile and responsive with excellent time management skills
  • be professional and apply sound judgement
  • have experience monitoring and managing projects.
  • hold a Diploma and have demonstrated equivalent tertiary qualification in a related field
  • Current drivers licence and own transport
  • hold an ACT Working with Vulnerable People Card

We offer

  • Social Community Home Care and Disability Services Award Level 5
  • Salary $40.64/hour to $42.56/hour, commensurate with level of experience, plus super
  • PBI salary packaging plus meal and entertainment benefits
  • Part-time 3 days a week
  • flexible working arrangements
  • a supportive, friendly and professional workplace
  • a work environment where people are valued and encouraged to share their ideas
  • working in a trusted and values based organisation focused on quality and growth


If this sounds like you, apply now! Indicate your interest by submitting a cover letter with your resume to cs1recruitment@communityservices1.org. We hope to commence shortlisting soon.

For further information about the role, please contact Amalia (Wellbeing Hub Manager) on 6126 4752 and check out the Children and Families Project Coordinator position description.

Further information about CS#1’s recruitment process, please contact Linda (People and Culture Coordinator) on 6126 4736.