Job Vacancy FOLP – Community Co-ordinator Position

Community Co-ordinator Position Description

Friends of L’Arche, Perth (FOLP) is a faith based community of people, with and without intellectual disabilities, seeking to build a world that recognises the unique value of every person and our need for each other.

Job Description

  • Source grant opportunities and pursue links/ funding options with community, business, political and government
  • Develop relationships with Core Members and assist them to connect with the wider community.
  • Create a greater awareness of L’Arche within a wide range of groups and organisations and the general community.
  • Promote FOLP to expand the current community through interaction, events, fundraising activities and publication
  • Maintain and monitor FOLP social media sites, and update the website as and when required.
  • Attend FOLP Community gatherings and events and maintain regular contact with the FOLP Community.
  • Report monthly to FOLP Board, attend meetings as required and maintain open communication and collaboration with the Board.

Essential Criteria

  • Prior knowledge of L’Arche is preferred, however, a willingness to learn about L’Arche is necessary and will be expected.
  • Awareness/interest and a genuine willingness to develop the experience of living as part of a L’Arche Communit
  • An understanding of the Disability services in WA, NDIS, it’s opportunities and challenges
  • Provenexperience relating to people with intellectual disabilitie
  • Proven ability and creative approach to presentation and identification, establishment and fostering of networ
  • Sound interpersonal skills and team member approach.
  • Skillsto develop, plan, manage and implement projects and events.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Confidence to build relationships and to engage proactively and positively with people at all levels.

This role is part-time. Salary and other conditions are subject to further discussion. For further details about our Perth Community see

Expressions of interest to Vera Waldby, Chair – Friends of L’Arche, Perth Inc.

email:       Mobile: 0407 383 085