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Work With Us

At Hobart City Mission we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, diverse and encouraging organisation, which is only possible through our great team. We have paid roles in a range of areas, including administration, community care, program coordination, retail, counselling and disability services.

Vacant Employee Positions

Retail Store Supervisor

  • Full Time: (Various Hobart Locations) (some local Travel)
  • Excellent employee benefits – 5 weeks’ annual leave
  • Supportive and professional development culture

Hobart City Mission’s vision is to create compassionate, resilient and connected local communities. We bring together people who want to give to and support those most in need in our local community, through the provision of client focused, holistic and innovative programs and services.

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and professional ‘people person’ to join our HCM Retail Team as a Retail Store Supervisor. You will be responsible for the engagement, wellbeing, support, and daily supervision of volunteers in your allocated retail stores. You will engage with the wider Retail team building strong, respectful relationships, bringing your experience, passion and knowledge to continue to build our retail function and our City Mission Op Shop brand.

You will also be part of an exciting growing industry that support the circular economy by identifying ways to reduce waste, re-use everything that we can and recycling those that we can’t!

Reporting to a supportive retail manager you will take on responsibility for the following:

  • Day to day store supervision to ensure safe and smooth operational workflows in your allocated Op Shop/s, including coordination of store rosters
  • Supervision and training of volunteers, ensuring they are inducted and feel supported/mentored
  • Establish positive relationships and communications with the retail team, volunteers and other HCM employees
  • Build the HCM brand by ensuring positive service delivery to our Op Shop customers and donors
  • Bring your creative side to life by working with your team to create engaging displays which highlights quality stock and brand recognition
  • Bring your understanding retail analytics to ensure product turnover and sales growth
  • Actively promote ideas for continuous improvement keeping our brand reputation front of mind
  • Participate in industry activities and events

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated passion and caring attitude towards staff/volunteers/donors/customers
  • Relevant retail/charity retail experience/skills/knowledge
  • Understanding of fashion trends, sales price and merchandise in the secondhand market
  • High standards of personal presentation, understanding that our dress displays our brand
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and judgement skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Sound administrative skills and strong attention to detail
  • Excellent listening and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate computer literacy (Microsoft Suite), Social Media, and modern store technology experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the value of volunteering, and volunteer management
  • Unrestricted driving licence, sound driving record and own transport (travel costs reimbursed)
  • An understanding of Circular Economies and the importance of waste reduction ecology and a passion for sustainability!

Your dedication and hard work will be rewarded with:

  • Pride that your work will positively impact the lives of our clients and volunteers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • A supportive/professional development work environment

Applications MUST include a cover letter (1 Page), resume and SWOT Analysis of a HCM Op Shop or competitor store. The Position Description is available on Hobart City Mission’s website, which contains details of what is required for the SWOT Analysis. Applications should be emailed to careers@hobartcitymission.org.au and clearly marked Retail Store Supervisor. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY VIA SEEK.

The successful applicant must have a National Police Certificate (no older than 12 months) and a current Working with Vulnerable People Registration (employment category). We look forward to hearing from you.

Applications close 29th October, 2020 at 10am.

DIY Dads Program Leader

  • Full Time: (Moonah based)
  • Excellent employee benefits – 5 weeks’ annual leave
  • Supportive and professional development culture

Hobart City Mission’s vision is to create compassionate, resilient and connected local communities.  We bring together people who want to give to and support those most in need in our local community, through the provision of client focused, holistic and innovative programs and services.

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and professional ‘people person’ to join our HCM team as the DIY Dads Program Leader.  You will be responsible for the engagement, wellbeing, support and care of our Dads and their Children, as well as engaging with the wider family, and community support services. Reporting to supportive manager you will take on operational day to day responsibility for the following:

  • Manage this residential program by providing support to the residents to develop essential life/parenting skills, financial planning skills and independence
  • Establish positive and proactive professional relationships and communications with the Dads, and their children to enhance their chances of developing good parenting and independent living skills
  • Manage the governance and documentation of the program to ensure well established policies/procedures/workflows
  • Establish productive relationships with key support services to work towards the Dads moving onto secure living arrangements after the program
  • Work well with internal support to ensure all tenancy and residential legal requirements are being adhered to and met by the residents

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Relevant degree/diploma in community services- with 3 years’ experience
  • Relevant experience with the homeless community and specific Trauma/Family Violence experience desirable
  • Excellent understanding of key issues affecting the homeless community and an understanding of key legislation (Young Persons and their Families Act 1997, Child Safety requirements, and Family Violence Act 2004).
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Excellent written communication/reporting/email skills
  • You will be innovative, proactive and confident in your relationship building skills
  • Intermediate computer literacy/online technology experience (MS Office)
  • Full clean driving licence and own transport (travel costs reimbursed)

Your dedication and hard work will be rewarded with:

  • Pride that your work will positively impact the lives of our clients
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • A friendly/supportive/professional development work environment

Applications MUST include a cover letter (1 Page), resume and completed selection criteria, (no more than 100 words per criteria), which can be found in the Position Description which is available on Hobart City Mission’s website.  Applications should be emailed to careers@hobartcitymission.org.au and clearly marked DIY Dads Program Leader. DO NOT APPLY VIA SEEK PLEASE.

The successful applicant must have a National Police Certificate (no older than 12 months) and a current Working with Vulnerable People Registration (employment category).

Applications close Monday 2nd November, 2020 at 10am.

To see our current volunteering opportunities, visit our Volunteering Page

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