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Project Coordinator - Driver Licensing Access Program

  • 494986
  • Youth and Families - Community Development and Engagement
  • Part time closed period contract

About the Program

The Project Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the Driver Licensing Access Program. This helps disadvantaged communities (including Aboriginal Communities) to obtain, retain and regain a driver’s licence to improve access to education, employment, health and other community participation services.

This role is a part time contract (closed contract until June 2022). Ability to work flexible hours (including some weekends as necessary) to meet the needs of the community as required.

About the Role

Day to day you’ll be responsible for recruiting, training and providing coordination and support of our students and volunteer mentors. Your key focus will include the below;

  • Work towards the defined priorities and outcomes for the Driver Licence Access Program team and your specific areas of accountability
  • Working with your colleagues to understand and apply the translation of Uniting and Business Stream strategies through your regional and/or local plans, thereby ensuring a consistency in service delivery, practice and maximising performance
  • Recruit, screen, select and onboard Learner Drivers and Volunteer Mentors
  • Manage and maintain relevant systems and project processes (booking and scheduling lessons, maintenance of vehicle fleet and strategic planning to hit quarterly targets)
  • Instrumental in the development of promotional material
  • Promote the program to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities and the local Aboriginal community
  • Deliver presentations on the Driver Licence Access Program to communities and key stakeholders and participate in community events where appropriate.
  • Deliver training components of the Driver Licence Access Program services


About You

  • Minimum a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Diploma or equivalent and/or demonstrated experience as a Mentor, Facilitator or Coach working with Aboriginal and/or other disadvantage people and their communities
  • Demonstrated project coordination or project management experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills, time management skills, flexibility, and excellent written and verbal communication skill
  • High level proficiency in MS Office (particularly MS Word and Excel); ability to utilise email functions and data management systems
  • You are a ‘people person’ and enjoy encouraging and motivating others
  • Current, valid driver’s licence.


Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check.

For further information, please contact Soraya Kauhiva, Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0466 867 721 or

Closing date: Jul 30, 2021

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