Works and Operations Coordinator

  • Full time ongoing position
  • Respected Not for Profit
  • Based 15 minutes from Pakenham

Windana Drug and Alcohol Recovery Inc. is a leading Victorian-based drug and alcohol treatment organisation.

For more than 30 years, we have been helping people rebuild their lives in a safe, caring environment, supporting our clients wherever they are in the recovery process.

The Works & Operations Coordinator is responsible for the oversight of the Property (40 acres at Maryknoll), implementation of the Residents Work Program (Garden, Kitchen, Animals etc), WSE and special projects.  A key focus of the role is to provide motivation and be a change agent throughout the implementation of initiatives at Windana. Relationship development, both internally and externally is essential to the sustainability of this role at the Therapeutic Community.

The Therapeutic Community (TC) residents rehabilitate by exploring their own life experiences and learning from the experience and insights of others.  In education, therapy, and work groups which form the basis of the daily routine everyone has an opportunity to explore new ways of experiencing life.  The TC is all about change and growth in a supportive and non-judgmental environment.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Project Management experience
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to manage many different demands and work priorities
  • Excellent relationship development skills

Your qualifications will include Certificate IV in AOD or working towards, Project Management and/or Horticulture qualifications.

Position Description:

To be considered, applications must address the selection criteria contained in the Position Description: click here


If you have any queries, please contact [insert recruiting manager name] via email at

Applications close:

22 April 2019 at 5.00pm

Application process:

Please email your completed application to remembering to include your covering letter addressing the selection criteria and a current CV.

A valid Working with Children Check is mandatory for this position and a police check will be administered for preferred candidates.  We are a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged.

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