The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria Inc. (ECCV) represents people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, ethno-specific and multicultural organisations in Victoria. We are a community based, member-driven peak body committed to strengthening and building our community through advocacy and leadership, empowering people from migrant and refugee backgrounds.

    Our purpose is to influence and collaborate with government, business and community to support our vision of a society that is just, fair and inclusive for all.

    An opportunity exists for an experienced Sector Development Officer – Policy & Practice to lead ECCV’s work in supporting and strengthening the capacity of multicultural, ethno-specific and community organisations to support older people, people with disability and carers from migrant and refugee backgrounds.

    The role will collaborate with ethnic and multicultural organisations to enhance their capacity to deliver effective support to older people, people with disability and carers from migrant and refugee backgrounds. The position is responsible for coordinating key sector networks and committees, and developing relationships across the multicultural, aged care and human service sectors. As a key member of the Policy and Advocacy Team, the role applies sector and practice knowledge to contribute to relevant policy development and system reform.

    The position is 0.8 FTE and remunerated at Level 6 of the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010.

    Applications must include a resumé and a response to each of the Key Selection Criteria. Please forward applications to

    Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday, 20 October 2021. Suitably qualified candidates from migrant and refugee backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. ECCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    For further information, please contact ECCV Policy and Advocacy Manager, Rashmi Kumar, at 0422 810 859.