Join our Team

Co.As.It. has a great reputation as an employer of choice, with some staff staying with the organisation for over 30 years.  If you would like to join the team, please give us a call on (02) 9564 0744 or click the “apply now” button.

See below for available positions:

Human Resources Assistant

Co.As.It. is seeking a Human Resources Assistant for immediate start.

The Human Resource Assistant assists the Human Resources Manager in coordinating strategies, policies and systems that ensure the ongoing suitability of staff within the organisation.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Qualification in Human Resources and a commitment to continued professional development;
  • A proven commitment to and understanding of the not-for-profit environment sector;
  • Demonstrated experience in contemporary human resources management including strategic planning, recruitment, policy development, WH&S and workers compensation.
  • Excellent networking and communication skills;
  • Ability to meet deadlines on a daily basis and manage competing priorities and tasks;
  • Well-developed oral and written communication;
  • Good organisational and problem-solving skills;
  • Possession of conflict resolution and negotiation skills;
  • High level computer literacy;
  • A current and valid Driver’s Licence;
  • High capacity to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment;
  • Understanding of, and commitment to Work Health and Safety, Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practices and the Ethnic Affairs Priority Statement.
  • Ability to meet deadlines on a daily basis, manage competing priorities and tasks.

Please find attached a full job description of the role. For more information, contact HR on 9564 0744
Applications are open to suitably qualified candidates that are Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents
Apply online or send your application to jobs@coasit.org.au
Closing day for applications is Friday 19 August 2022.

Coordinator – Case Management

Co.As.It. is seeking a Coordinator – Case Management for immediate start.

The role of the Coordinator – Case Management is to provide quality care to all clients. This will ensure the continued success of the community care programs at Co.As.It. and the overall coordination of the team.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Degree in social work, social welfare, nursing or significant experience in a similar role in a community or aged care setting;
  • Knowledge of the common physical, psychological and social issues affecting frail older people and people living with dementia
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct programs for older people and people from CALD backgrounds;
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues affecting older people from culturally diverse communities;
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Australian Government funded aged care system;
  • Demonstrated staff supervision skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to undertake complex negotiations and develop networks, relationships and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Proven high-level organisational, leadership and motivational skills;
  • Possession of conflict resolution and negotiation skills;
  • Ability to meet deadlines on a daily basis, manage competing priorities and tasks and delegate effectively;
  • An ability to participate in the quality improvement process;
  • A commitment to working with people from CALD backgrounds;
  • Fluency in English and Italian;
  • Current Drivers Licence.

Please find attached a full job description of the role. For more information, contact HR on 9564 0744
Applications are open to suitably qualified candidates that are Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents
Apply online or send your application to jobs@coasit.org.au
Closing day for applications is Friday 12 August 2022.

Personal Assistant (PA) to the Head of Education

Co.As.It. is seeking a full-time Personal Assistant (PA) to the Head of Education for immediate start.

The Personal Assistant (PA) supports the Head of Education with the overall administration of the Italian Bilingual School and the Learning Services division. The primary purpose of this role is to provide practical and timely support to the Head of Education in their day-to-day responsibilities.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 

  • At least 2 years’ experience as a PA in the educational sector;
  • Demonstrated understanding of the role of Co.As.It. and the Italian Bilingual School within the community and the functions of each area;
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English;
  • Near native (Level C1) written and oral fluency in Italian;
  • Well-developed organisational skills, including a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a busy environment, prioritise tasks and meet strict deadlines;
  • Highly-developed computing skills including experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Creative, learning management systems, databases, email and Internet applications, Google docs;
  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Confident manner and experience in working with the public;
  • Consistency, accuracy and accountability in undertaking tasks, and maintaining records;
  • An ability to show initiative, and to work independently;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of administrative processes;
  • Ability to meet deadlines on a daily basis and manage competing priorities and tasks;
  • Current NSW driver’s license and willingness to drive for work as required;

Please find attached a full job description of the role. For more information, contact HR on 9564 0744
Applications open to suitably qualified candidates that are Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents
Apply online or send your application to jobs@coasit.org.au

Closing day for applications Friday 19 August 2022.

Marketing, Events and Communication Coordinator

Co.As.It. is seeking a Marketing, Events and Communication Coordinator for immediate start.

 The Marketing, Events and Communication Coordinator (MECC) will actively engage in the administration and promotion of Co.As.It. events under the direction of the MECM. The role is also responsible for the roll out of communication strategies to strengthen relationships with all key stakeholders.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

ESSENTIAL           

  • Tertiary qualifications in business, sales or marketing or demonstrated, relevant equivalent professional experience in a similar role;
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role;
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication;
  • Demonstrated experience in converting prospects into sales;
  • Demonstrated experience in seeking business opportunities and confidence in dealing with the corporate sector;
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting competitor and marketplace analysis to determine target markets and strategies;
  • Demonstrated experience in digital marketing;
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of the community services, language or education sectors;
  • Demonstrate experience in working with social media;
  • Well developed organising and problem solving skills and ability to successfully manage competing issues and meet deadlines;
  • Well developed oral and written communication, consultation and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated experience in using office computer applications;
  • Capacity to work independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively in a team environment;

DESIRABLE 

  • Knowledge of the Italian language and culture;
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues affecting CALD communities in NSW;

Please find attached a full job description of the role. For more information, contact HR on 9564 0744

Applications open to suitably qualified candidates that are Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents

Apply online or send your application to jobs@coasit.org.au

Closing day for applications Friday 12 August 2022.

Various Roles — Social Support Program:

Expressions of interest open for various roles in our Social Support Group Program:

  • Bus Driver/Assistant
  • Social Support Group Assistant
  • Social Support Group Coordinator

Please find attached job descriptions for the roles. For more information, please contact HR on 9564 0744 or email jobs@coasit.org.au

Italian Teaching Positions

Co.As.It., is seeking to fill part-time and full-time Italian teaching positions in our Out of School Hours Program, Adult Classes and Private Classes Programs. Classes will be held in a variety of locations in Sydney as well as online.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Degree in language
  • teaching methodology;
  • Use of creative and innovative teaching practices to provide a rich learning environment that acknowledges the different learning styles and levels of student;
  • Competence with the use of learning technologies such as Smart Board, online teaching resources, computers;
  • Italian mother tongue and excellent knowledge of English;
  • Effective classroom management skills;
  • Australian work visa;
  • All applicants are required to provide a resume outlining teaching experience. Please include names and contact details of two professional referees.

For more information, contact HR on 9564 0744

Apply online or send your application to jobs@coasit.org.au

Language Assistants

Co.As.It., is seeking part-time and full-time Language Assistants for immediate start.

The Language Assistant supports qualified language teachers in providing language and cultural experiences for students. The Language Assistant participates in resource development under the direction of the Language Services Team Leader.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Qualifications and experience in language teaching;
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Confident manner and experience in working with the public;
  • Ability to meet deadlines on a daily basis and manage competing priorities and tasks
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English and Italian;
  • Capacity to work independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively in a team environment.

Please find attached a full job description of the role. For more information, contact HR on 9564 0744

Applications open to suitably qualified candidates that hold a valid Australian work visa

Apply online or send your application to jobs@coasit.org.au

Casual/Relief Teachers – Italian Bilingual School

The Italian Bilingual School (IBS) is seeking to fill Casual/Relief teaching positions.

Applicants should be NESA Accredited primary school teachers, native speaker of English or Italian.

The Italian Bilingual School has been established since 2002 and provides a unique approach to teaching and learning by offering a bilingual aspect that has combined elements of both the Australian and the Italian curriculum in order to provide a program of study which targets the needs of our students.

The School is a division of Co.As.It. Sydney-the Italian Association of Assistance.

The school is a primary school that currently caters for children from Prep class (under 5 years old) through to Year 6. It is open to children from any background and is inclusive, co-educational and non-denominational.

Our Vision Statement is clear, “Excellence through Bilingualism” and we value excellence in literacy and numeracy teaching; explicit teaching of thinking skills and social skills; providing a holistic, safe and caring learning environment; and valuing and welcoming the involvement of parents and the wider community.

New students are not expected to have prior knowledge of Italian. The teachers are highly competent and skilled in the process of second language acquisition and are therefore able to assist the children through the different learning phases.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

Community Care Worker

Co. As. It. is seeking part time Community Aged Care Workers to assist older Italians in their homes to maintain their independence. Applicants will be required to undertake a functional preemployment assessment and police record check.

Assistance with the attainment of Certificate III in Home and Community Care will be offered to successful applicants.

Duties:Provision of support and care to elderly, provision of assistance with meal preparation, respite care, social outings, transport, shopping, light housework, personal care.

Selection Criteria:

  • Experience in aged care or disability
  • Commitment to ongoing training
  • Current NSW drivers licence and reliable car.

Desirable:

  • Certificate III in Aged Care
  • Fluency in Italian or other languages

Volunteer with Co.As.It

JOIN OUR VIBRANT GROUP OF VOLUNTEERS

Are you looking to make a difference in someone’s life?

Are you friendly, dependable and looking to give back whilst connecting with others?

Co.As.It. has the perfect opportunity for you!

Co.As.It. is seeking Italian-speaking people to spend an hour each fortnight with an older person who would appreciate socialising: having a chat, playing cards, going for a walk and enjoying each others company.

Volunteers are provided with training, supervision and support. Transport costs are reimbursed.