Nature Freedom is seeking several Inclusive Activities Co-coordinators positions to support the growth of our team in 2022.
Nature Freedom is a not-for-profit social enterprise that aims to empower, inspire, and connect young people aged 12 years to 35 with disabilities and/or mental health issues to nature. Our organisation is all about inclusion, creating positive and meaningful access and opportunities for participation in the natural environment and employment for young people living with a disability and/or mental health issues. The organisation was founded by Mathew Townsend in 2017, based on his lived experience.
Everything we do is based on lived experiences and we aim to deliver quality and inclusive experiences co-designed by individuals with disabilities and the community. Nature Freedom aims to improve systemic challenges in infrastructure, landscape (natural environment) and employment barriers.
We prioritise collaboration by connecting across Industry, Government, Private and Public Organisations and Community to form strong partnerships and develop better ideas for inclusion. Despite being a relatively young organisation Nature Freedom has won several awards and accolades especially the recent Winner of the 2020 Queensland Government’s Encouraging Participation Award with Outdoor Queensland.
The role tasks involves: Coordinate skills and capacity building workshops for the assigned programs (leadership, soft skills, etc) Lead skills and capacity building workshops Lead promotion on skills projects and programs (litter prevention, etc) Develop plans with existing and potential clients/participants engaging in skills projects and programs Support participants at our events (Inclusive Paddling, workshops, etc) Organise and prepare activities including resources and materials
Location(s) Greater Brisbane Region
What we are looking for? Be available at least 2 days a week. Hold a Blue and Yellow Cards Provide First Aid certificate Own a vehicle (for delivering workshops) Understanding and commitment to the rights and interests of people with disability, mental health, and youth issues Excellent communication skills; including being flexible The ability to build relationships and liaise at all levels A strong understanding of issues surrounding environmental sustainability and social inclusion Excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Nature Freedom is a Not-For-Profit social enterprise organisation and applicants with an interest in becoming a member of the organisation in the long-term will be favourably regarded.
Remuneration: Out of pocket expenses.
Benefits: being part of inclusive community organisation supporting everybody from all walks of life. We will provide you a Nature Freedom branded t-shirt to be part of the team.