- Inner South Canberra
- First point of contact for families
- Part Time, 6 month Contract
- Do Good, Feel Good
Established and developed in Canberra, Communities@Work is a local organisation that understands local needs. With nearly 40 years of experience, we provide a wide range of services across the entire Australian Capital Territory and also serve clients in the Greater Capital Region.
As part of our many programs, Communities@Work provides quality early childhood education and care for children from birth to five years across 13 registered child care centres in the ACT. Our focus is to ensure each and every child feels valued, special and secure, and is given opportunities for reaching their full potential.
About the role
You will be the first point of contact for families attending Abacus Child Care and Education Centre. Located in the Treasury Building within the Parliamentary triangle this large 198 Children placement centre offers services to many Public Service families who work in the area. You will be required to communicate with families on a daily basis as well as administration duties for the management team of the centre. Your attention to detail and communication skills will see you do well in this role.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assist with the day-to-day operations of the Centre, by providing general administration duties, including:
Telephone and reception services
Responding to internal and external enquiries and providing information to staff, clients and visitors
Ensure that stationary supplies and orders are processed and maintained
General filing requirements
Promote a positive and helpful service for clients and staff
Maintaining confidentiality and respect of privacy.
Maintain current ‘Working with Vulnerable People’ registration
Demonstrated organisational and administrative skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work with flexibly and with limited supervision
Demonstrated capacity to prioritise tasks and work to deadlines
Good computer skills, including email, Microsoft Word and Excel
Qualifications relevant to the position
Some experience working within Early Education and Care
- An opportunity to ‘Do Good’ by working for a social enterprise that delivers quality community services
- Access to employee child care discounts
- A range of healthy lifestyle programs and healthy activity reimbursement allowance
- Be part of a team that values excellence, continuous improvement and innovation
- Salary packaging options available.
How to Apply
Click APPLY or contact Michelle Napier (02) 6293 6545 for a confidential discussion.
Communities@Work encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, young people, mature-aged workers, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for its roles.