W121232 - Recreation officer

Recreation officer
Greenhills Neighbourhood House

*** SWL placement for TERM 4 ONLY ***
Greenhills Neighbourhood House is a community center offering students real hands-on experience in Community Service, Hospitality and Events. Located in Greensborough, this friendly and inclusive workplace is looking for students to engage with their Food Relief program on Thursdays and Fridays, Greenroom projects, Clothes Swaps, Plant Swap or family friendly activities. Students from the LGBTQI+ are also welcomed to apply. As a little house that thinks big, they are committed to operate from sustainable resources and practices.

Students please note, this is a voluntary position available for a mature minded, nurturing and kind student looking to expand their industry experience

Skills You Might Learn

Teamwork, communication, organisational experience.

Working with a wide range of the community including elderly people, young children and those with disabilities.

Customer service skills.

Basic gardening skills

Event management and basic marketing skills

Typical Tasks & Duties

Assist with the administrative tasks in the office (answering phones, taking payments)

Assist with Community events such as the monthly community lunches

Assist with gardening projects in our Vegetable and Herb garden

Assist with the Greenroom program including packing food boxes for food relief and potentially making coffee.

Student Requirements

Best suited to a VCAL student who is interested in community development, marketing, customer service.

Must have valid Working with Children check

Student vaccinations must be up to date according to age and eligibility, according to Government and industry guidelines at the time of placement.

Dress Requirements

Closed toe shoes, long hair tied back, to be discussed at interview.

Special Transport Requirements

Venue is close to bus access, and within walking distance to Greensborough train station.
Travel Form may be required to enable student to move between sites.


  • CHC22015 - Certificate II in Community Services
  • CHC32015 - Certificate III in Community Services
  • SIT20316 - Certificate II in Hospitality
  • SIT30516 - Certificate III in Events
Positions: 2 Positions
ID Number: W121232
Location: Greensborough - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: There are several options for attendance. 1. Tuesdays 12.00- 4.00 pm 2. Wednesdays 1.00- 4.00 pm 3. Fridays 9.00am - 2.00 pm 4. Block attendance (a week project work to prepare and run an event)
Added By: Banyule Nillumbik Local Learning & Employment Network


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