An opportunity exists for a skilled and experienced women from immigrant and refugee background to join the dynamic and committed team at the Multicultural Centre for Women's Health.
Multicultural Centre for Women's Health (MCWH) is a leading national organisation based in Melbourne that works toward the achievement of health and wellbeing for immigrant and refugee women across Australia.
MCWH’s Multilingual Health Education Programs are conducted by a team of highly qualified and experienced Bilingual Health Educators, who visits immigrant and refugee women in their workplaces and community settings. Visits are conducted following the ‘woman-to-woman’ participatory model of health promotion, where women’s health information and experiences are shared in culturally appropriate ways, in women’s preferred languages.
Casual Bilingual Health Educators (6 positions)
POSITION AIMTo improve immigrant and refugee women’s access to culturally and linguistically appropriate women’s health information and services.
DUTIESConduct outreach health education sessions with immigrant and refugee women. For detail, please refer to: MCWH Casual Bilingual Health Educator Position Description Successful applicants will undergo a 12-day, paid, accredited women’s health training course between 3rd & 31 March 2014, followed by on-the-job training. Applicants for the Casual BHE positions must be fluent in English and one of the following community languages: Assyrian, Amharic, Burmese, Chaldean, Dari, Indonesian, Mandarin/Cantonese, Punjabi, Sinhalese, Italian, Nepalese, Swahili, Turkish, Tamil, Oromo, Thai, Karen, Tagalog, Vietnamese.
Information session will be held on Friday, 15 November 2013, 10 am to 12 pm; at Level 2, 134 Cambridge St, Collingwood 3066. Please RSVP by 7 November 2013.
Applications close COB Tuesday, 14 January 2014.
Applications should address the selection criteria outlined in the position description. Please mark applications 'Private and Confidential' and address them to:
To apply via email, please mark applications with the subject line 'Application for BHE' and address it to firstname.lastname@example.org
(Exemption No. A148/2012)