CANBERRA ALLIANCE FOR HARM MINIMISATION & ADVOCACY – CAHMA
Would you like to work for an established local organisation committed to improving the health and human rights of people who use/have used illicit drugs? If so, read on about a rare but exciting opportunity to join CAHMA – Canberra Alliance for Harm Minimisation & Advocacy. We are looking for someone with great energy who has leadership qualities and management skills plus a commitment to making a real difference to the lives of people who use illicit drugs and those in drug treatment in the ACT and surrounding area.
CAHMA is the ACT’s only peer-based drug user organisation and is a member of the Australian Injecting & Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL), the peak national organisation representing people who use or have used illicit drugs. CAHMA is also auspiced by AIVL and is co-located with them, in the City Centre. CAHMA currently runs a range of information, education, referral, outreach and advocacy services in and around Canberra. This is a full time position for 37.5 hours per week.
Reporting to the AIVL Executive Officer, the CAHMA Manager will be responsible for managing all CAHMA projects and programs, including management of a small team of staff and volunteers; representing CAHMA on high level committees and at public events; and supporting the development of CAHMA towards independence. A starting salary of up to $70,000 per annum, plus superannuation, is offered for this position. Salary packaging is negotiable and other generous terms and conditions of employment are also available.
As a peer-based organisation, people with direct experience of the issues the organisation represents are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
Applicants MUST address all key selection criteria in their applications to be considered for interview. Application packs can be obtained from the AIVL website at: anniem
APPLICATIONS CLOSE AT 5.30PM ON MONDAY 9th December 2013.