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

Resources Coordinator

  • Peak body for autistic people and their families
  • Responsible for ensuring the high standard and currency of research and evidence used across Amaze
  • 4 days a week, based in Richmond but option to apply for working from home one day a week

 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:

As the Resources Coordinator you will report to the Knowledge Manager and will be responsible for ensuring the standard and currency of research and evidence used across all Amaze collateral in line with the organisational principle of taking an evidence-based approach. This will include research, writing and reviewing content as required, providing insight into the latest news and research, as well as maintaining systems and processes in place for resource development and data gathering.  

You will have experience in interpreting and translating research papers and statistics into practice information for different audiences, and proven commitment to evidence-based practices. Some knowledge of the disability service system in Victoria is essential as is knowledge of autism and current practice (personal or professional experience included).

Role details

  • Salary $67-73k pro rata plus superannuation
  • Part Time position, 4 days a week, with option to apply to work one day at home
  • See position description for a list of key responsibilities and the key selection criteria.

How to Apply:

A full Position Description is available 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.au please note that applications that do not respond to the key selection criteria will not be considered

For further information please contact Keertana Ravi on 0452 382 392. 

Applications close midnight Thursday, 29 July 2021. 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE. 

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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