Work for Amaze

For more than 50 years, Amaze has been a leading voice for autistic people and their families. We have made enormous progress, but there is much more work to be done. Join our team and help shape a better future for autism.

Current vacancies

Admin Support Officer

  • Peak body for autistic people and their families
  • Deliver high quality administration services
  • Part-time opportunity, 30.4 hours spread over 5 days a week
  • Beautiful Victoria St, Richmond office on the Yarra
  • Salary $60,000-$63,000 (pro-rata) plus superannuation and salary packaging

Amaze

Amaze is the peak body for autistic people and their supporters in Victoria and provides a national helpline service (Autism Connect). Amaze builds autism understanding in the community, influences policy change for autistic people and their families/supporters, and provides independent, credible information and resources to individuals, families, professionals, government and the wider community.

The Role:

This role will see you provide support across the range of program areas, particularly in relation to event logistics, survey coordination and operations, plus general administrative support (reception, setting up meetings/appointments, photocopying, data entry) and general office housekeeping (stationary and catering supplies).

As our ideal candidate, you will have previous experience in a similar administration role, a friendly, ‘can-do’ attitude and a desire to support the autism community.

How to Apply:

A full Position Description is available to download here.

Amaze is committed to improving employment opportunities for autistic people. We do this both through advocating to the broader community and employing autistic people at Amaze. Our recruitment process and our workplace are autism accessible and inclusive.

To apply for this position please submit your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description to HR@amaze.org.auplease note that applications that do not respond to the key selection criteria will not be considered

For further information please contact Tina Chronis on 9657 1600.

Applications close midnight Sunday 31 October 2021.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

 

Peer Mentors

Amaze is looking for two peer mentor professionals with lived experience of being a primary carer, and an understanding and experience of autism. We’re looking for someone with outstanding communication skills.

The role will involve helping to deliver the Autism Peer Assist program for carers.

This might suit a member of our community who has been volunteering or who may have other responsibilities but is looking for some part time paid work. Training will be provided.

This is a short-term opportunity (up to 6 months) to work part-time 2 days a week, with the flexibility to spread the hours across the week.  The role can be work from home with some option to work from the Victoria St, Richmond office.  

How to apply:

A full position description is available to download here.

If this sounds like an opportunity you would be interested in, please email us a short summary (max 1 page) of why you would be suited to this role or you can provide us with a short audio or video recording to HR@amaze.org.au with the email subject: ‘Autism Peer Assist Role’.

Applications close Sunday, 7 November. Interviews will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, 10 November.

We’re an autism-friendly workplace

At Amaze, autistic people are at the centre of all we do – including our workforce. Amaze employees a number of autistic people, and we strongly encourage autistic people to apply for vacant positions.

We have an autism-friendly culture, and our team comes together to support autistic employees to thrive by making adjustments (both in the way we work and the physical environment) to support that person’s needs.

For autistic applicants

While we understand many people choose not to disclose, applicants are welcome to let us know that they are autistic when applying for a role at Amaze. That way we can make adjustments to the application and interview process to suit your needs. 

You can tell us by either including that information in your application, or by calling us on 03 9657 1600 or emailing info@amaze.org.au and asking to speak with the hiring Manager named in the relevant job ad.

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