Work With Us

We’re always on the lookout for talented and caring individuals to join our team in a range of capacities. Keep an eye on this page for information and vacancies.

Employment

We’re always keen to welcome new people to our team.  Any current vacancies will be listed below. Thank you for your interest.

Job Opportunities

All job opportunities are listed here.

There are no vacancies at this time

Volunteering

Volunteers are the backbone of our community and our organisation, so if you’d like to make a difference please view our list of current volunteer vacancies.

Committee Member: Gymea Community Choir

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a start up group. Utilising the already diverse client base of Gymea Community Aid (GCAIS), the management committee will consist of 4-6 individuals responsible to set up the choir and have them perform. Funding will be applied to cover costs of music teachers, venues, refreshments and other resources such as uniforms, music books. This project also provides an opportunity to develop leadership and team building skills by working alongside the senior staff of GCAIS.
The Gymea Community Choir is a start up group and its format and structure will be based on the With One Voice Program, supported by Creativity Australia. The management committee members will be responsible to:

  • Bring together a diverse range of local community individuals to promote and participate in the program and nurture social connections
  • Select a Conductor and/or music teacher
  • Showcase the choir through performances
  • Establish a schedule for rehearsals and getting together
  • Work with Gymea Community to decide on venue for meetings and rehearsals

It is anticipated the management committee will start early August 2019. To lodge your interest, send your details with a brief outline of what you can contribute to this initiative to Joanne.cracknell@gcais.ngo.org.au or call 0295249559

Front Desk Volunteer

Front of office is a key volunteer position at our popular and well visited community centre. Working on weekdays for a maximum of 6 hours, you will welcome visitors and participants to the Centre, respond to phone calls, provide support to staff, contribute practical ideas to improve our image and service and above all, provide support and information to clients.

If you have well tuned computer and communication skills and have a genuine interest in our community, contact Katrina on 02 95249559 or email Katrina.vavdinos@gcais.ngo.org.au

DriveTime Volunteers

The DriveTime program helps people on humanitarian visas gain confidence behind the wheel.
DriveTime is looking for passionate, bright-minded volunteers to join our program and assist newly arrived refugees obtain their NSW license-lend a helping hand and change a family’s life forever.

Contact DriveTime Project Coordinator on 0478748387 or email drivetime@gcais.ngo.org.au

Walking Group Coordinators

Be a part of this Health and Wellbeing initiative at Gymea Community Aid

This position works alongside our Local Walking Coordinators and utilises the framework and tools of the Heart Foundation Walking organisation. Volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of one day per week or fortnight. Our current groups walk on Mondays and Tuesdays from Cronulla and, Thursdays and Fridays from Gymea. Our current vacancy is for our Monday and Tuesday groups from 9:30am-11:00am.

The Walker Organiser and Coordinators are responsible to:

  • Design the walk routes and completing the walk
  • Communicating about questions and support for the group
  • Ensuring walkers register and agree to the participant terms and conditions
  • Recording attendance and reporting to Heart Foundation Walking
  • Organise the “end of walk” social activity such as morning tea/coffee/lunch

Interested volunteers should contact Joanne Cracknell, joanne.cracknell@gcais.ngo.org.au, Rowena Condon rowena.condon@gcais.ngo.org.au or call 0295249559 for more information.

Management Committee

Please email president@gcais.ngo.org.au if you are interested in joining our volunteer Management Committee.

Committee Openings

A vacancy now exists for the role of Treasurer-an office bearer role on the Management Committee. We are looking for someone with a solid background in accounting and financial management. If you’re wanting to get involved with a forward thinking and strategic management team and, are available on the 3rd Thursday of the month after normal business hours, then get in touch.  Enquiries should be made directly to the General Manager, Joanne Cracknell at Joanne.cracknell@gcais.ngo.org.au

Student Placements

From time to time we are able to assist tertiary students with a placement in one of our services. For more information, please email reception@gcais.ngo.org.au.

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer work experience to secondary school students.

Student Placement Positions

No positions currently available. Please contact us for more information.