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Working at ACON

Work at ACON

For all job details, download the relevant job pack or contact us on 02 9206 2000.

All applications must include a completed application form (from job pack), a document addressing the Selection Criteria (from job pack) and a copy of your resume.

Download: How to apply for a position at ACON (PDF 66KB)
Download:
ACON Enterprise Agreement (PDF)
Download:
ACON Employment Application Form (doc)

 

Current Vacancies

 

 

ACON is an EEO employer and encourages people with HIV to apply.

*LGBTI = lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex

Appointments to positions with ACON are on the basis of merit. This means that in every case the applicant who is judged to be the most capable of carrying out the duties of the position will be offered the job. The decision to appoint is based on the applicants written application, performance at interview, referees check and a criminal record check.

 

All applications must include :

• a completed Application Form
• a document addressing the Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description, and
• a copy of your Resume (including Referees).

ACON is an EEO employer and encourages people with HIV, in particular, to apply.
*GLBTI = gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans* and intersex

 

 


 

Media and Communications Officer

ACON is seeking a talented, passionate and committed media specialist to generate awareness and understanding of issues and events related to ACON's health promotion, advocacy, fundraising and corporate activities.

The Role

This critical position has operational responsibility for both media liaison and copywriting.

Under the guidance of the Communications Team Leader, you will use your communication skills to prepare key messages, talking points, speeches, and presentations for designated ACON spokespersons.

Your superior writing skills will ensure the production of professional publications, including newsletters, annual reports, advertisements and promotional collateral for events.

As the team member responsible for media liaison, you will build and enhance relationships with journalists and media outlets to ensure optimal exposure of ACON's projects, programs and events through media events as well as promotional, op-ed, and information articles.

This is a full-time position based in Sydney.

Applications close 5pm Monday 15 September 2014.

 

Download

Download: Media and Communications Officer job pack (Word, 95kb)
Download: ACON Employment Application Form (doc) (Word, 125kb)

 

All applications must include :

• a completed Application Form
• a document addressing the Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description, and
• a copy of your Resume (including Referees).

ACON is an EEO employer and encourages people with HIV, in particular, to apply.
*GLBTI = gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans* and intersex

 

More info

For more information about the role, please contact:
Contact: Marvin Mico, Communications Team Leader
Tel: (02) 9206 2000

 



Community Health Promotion Officer, Young Gay Men's Project

We're offering a great opportunity for someone inspired to join a small health promotion team working to ensure the best sexual and general health outcomes for young gay men. You will be responsible for developing and implementing innovative peer-based HIV prevention and sexual health programs targeting young gay and same sex attracted men.

The Role

This position has operational responsibility for developing and implementing a range of health promotion activities and resources that speak to young gay and same-sex attracted men.
You will also work in partnership with ACON's HIV testing initiatives and provide appropriate support and referrals for people newly diagnosed with HIV.
The successful candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of peer education and health promotion principles and an ability to train and manage a team of volunteers. Capacity to design, implement and evaluate programs as well as effective communication and group work skills are essential. If you're looking for work that makes a real difference, this could be the position for you.

This full-time position is based in Sydney.

Applications close 5pm Monday, 15 September 2014.


Download

Download: Young Gay Men's Programs Job Pack(Word, 95kb)
Download: ACON Employment Application Form (doc) (Word, 125kb)

 

All applications must include :

• a completed Application Form
• a document addressing the Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description, and
• a copy of your Resume (including Referees).

ACON is an EEO employer and encourages people with HIV, in particular, to apply.
*GLBTI = gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans* and intersex

 

More info

For more information about the role, please contact:
Contact: James Gray, Manager, Gay Men's Sexual Health Programs
Tel: (02) 9206 2000

 

 


 

Student Placements

We endeavour to provide students in relevant disciplines the opportunity to gain experience through placements in some of ACON’s programs and services. We accept a limited number of placements and have previously placed students from the fields of:

  • Social work
  • Psychology
  • Counselling
  • Welfare
  • Health Promotion
  • Community Development
  • Youth Work
  • Policy
  • Alcohol & Other Drugs

If you're interested in a placement at ACON, please contact us providing details of the placement required, which specific area of ACON you are interested in and the period you are available to fulfil your placement requirements.

 

More info

Contact: ACON's Human Resources Team
Tel:
(02) 9206 2000
Free Call:
1800 063 060
Hearing Impaired:
(02) 9283 2088
Email: hrteam@acon.org.au