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  • Join a true values-based organisation empowering the lives of women, children & families
  • Part time (0.6 FTE) contract until June 2023
  • $86,546 pro rata + super, salary packaging (up to $18,000 tax free) & gifted leave
  • Based in Salisbury, SA


The Microfinance Learning & Development Coordinator will actively engage with providers to build provider capacity and will focus on developing and delivering training programs primarily across SA/NT. In addition, this role will support the national training program, to upskill both the community sector workers and the clients in terms of financial literacy, resilience and capability.


Applications close at 10am on Monday, 04 July 2022.



Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Support the delivery of the My Money Basics and Train the Trainer workshops and modules, including community of practice sessions with the training partners;
  • Identify gaps in relation to training that meets existing and emerging needs and with guidance from the State Manager work to address these;
  • Review the options for supporting the programs with a learning platform that is user friendly and optimised to suit the needs of the community sector workers;
  • Develop, test and iterate training and learning materials by delivering the training in group sessions via zoom video conferencing or face-to-face;
  • Be able to clearly articulate the outcomes of the learning and be able to measure the impact of the training;
  • Be able to lead a conversation through a trauma informed lens; have empathy for the challenges faced by people with varied lived experience.


This role is not required to provide financial counselling, financial advice, or deal with complex financial or legal matters and will facilitate access to financial counsellors, legal and other services.

Qualifications and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have:

  • Completion of a minimum Diploma level in Community Services, Psychology, Social Work or similar stream, or equivalent demonstrated experience
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment of equivalent (desirable)
  • Experience in working with people at risk of poverty, family violence, family breakdown, or other women’s capability building services
  • Demonstrated experience working 1:1 or group basis with clients to build financial capability skills, knowledge and self-efficacy with the objective of developing behaviours consistent with improved financial wellbeing
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication, negotiation and advocacy skills
  • Experience in project coordination, including the ability to balance competing priorities and diverse stakeholders
  • Evidence of full Covid-19 vaccination, or medical exemption


Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory reference checks, a current Employment Working with Children Check, National Police Check (International Police Check if resided overseas in the last 10 years) and proof of the right to work in Australia.

We recognise the rich diversity of people across Australia. We are committed to ensuring that our team is reflective of the diverse community we serve and to supporting a culture of equity, inclusion and diversity.

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How to Apply

To apply please review the hyperlinked position description and submit a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience along with your CV to recruitment@goodshep.org.au. Personal data held by Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

Please apply as soon as possible, applications are considered as they are received.