Training Administration Officer

Lifeline South Coast (NSW) is part of the national Lifeline network providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. Somewhere in Australia there is a new call to Lifeline every minute. The Lifeline South Coast call catchment area runs the coastal strip from Helensburgh in the north, to the Victorian border in the south. In addition to the crisis service, the organisation also provides a financial counselling service, and corporate and community suicide prevention training. Lifeline South Coast is an activity of Wollongong Mission, Wesley Uniting Church on the Mall.

We are currently seeking a part-time (25 hour) Training Administration Officer who is dedicated, community focused and has exceptional time management and communication skills. The Training Administration Officer will provide administrative support to the Corporate and Community Training team and help build the reputation of Lifeline South Coast as a trainer of choice in this area.

Part-time role (25 hours per week). The role can be worked from either the Wollongong or Nowra office and is contracted until the end of June 2019 (possibility of extension). We offer excellent working conditions and an organisational culture that is centred on helping people.

Job Description:

The Training Administration Officer is responsible for the facilitation and administration of the Lifeline South Coast Corporate and Community Training strategy. The successful candidate will be required to work autonomously within the boundaries of the role and as part of the team.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Ensure a safe work environment for all training participants
  • Liaise with Manager to organise and prepare training courses
  • Liaise with potential students and organisations to answer queries
  • Collect and document relevant data.
  • Monitor training supplies
  • Contribute to continual improvement programs

Essential Criteria:

  • Strong organisational and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication 
  • Intermediate IT skills
  • A results focused, proactive, strongly collaborative style

Desirable Criteria:

  • Previous experience in an adult education environment


To apply for this position, please email with your resume and cover letter addressing how your experience matches the selection criteria above. 

Please note: applications that do not address the selection criteria above will not be considered.

Closing date: COB Friday 29th June.

No late applications will be accepted

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