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7 hours per week, Fixed-term contract up to 1 November 2019

Position Reference No: 2019JA006

ADS Settlement and Community Services provides support and settlement assistance to newly arrived migrants, refugees and humanitarian entrants living in St George and Sutherland areas; so they become self-reliant and participate equitably in Australian society.

The Event Support Assistant role aims at providing administrative support for activities designed to support newly arrived migrant and refugee job seekers including women and young people (aged between 18 and 25) living in St George and Sutherland Region. In particular, support is provided to the target group to build networks and develop their capacities to find employment.

This position requires a background in event management, and facilitation skills, as well as experience working with people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

All applicants must obtain a job information package and submit a written application addressing each of the following selection criteria.



  1. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and display personal drive and integrity.  
  2. Ability to work as a team.
  3. Excellent interpersonal, written and spoken communication skills and an ability to establish and maintain collaborative partnerships with stakeholders. 
  4. Excellent computing skills and ability to use Microsoft application, email, etc.
  5. Current driver license and access to a comprehensively insured vehicle.
  6. Willingness to work flexible hours and in a range of locations across the service areas when required.  


  1. Sales experience
  2. Relevant tertiary qualifications or experience in social/welfare related fields.
  3. Bilingual/bicultural will be an advantage.
  4. Experience in working with people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
  5. Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.


Terms and conditions of employment will be based on the Social and Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award (SCHCADS) and in line with the employment policy of ADS.

For an information package please email employment@advancediversity.org.au

You must quote the Job Reference number on the subject line of your email.

For further information please contact Anthony Scerri on (02) 9597 5455.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 23 April 2019