Rural Aid is Australia’s most trusted rural charity. We stand with our farmers when they need us most. Rural Aid provides critical support to farmers affected by natural disaster through financial, wellbeing and fodder assistance. Rural Aid’s community programs help create more sustainable communities by building stronger futures for all Australian farmers.

Job TitlePeople & Capability Manager

About the role

As a key member of the Leadership team, the People & Capability Manager will lead the delivery of our People & Capability plan in line with Rural Aid’s Strategic Goals.
In this role you will provide a wide range of strategic and operational advice to all members of the organisation.
You will manage the end-to-end People cycle overseeing recruitment, onboarding, development, goal setting, performance management and remuneration for our organization of approximately 45 employees.
Reporting to the CEO, this is a unique opportunity to be involved at a strategic level, guiding future strategy and approach for the organization, while delivering solutions hands-on.
You will play a key role in our Remuneration, Nomination and Performance Committee which will give you the opportunity to interact with our Board.

This is a genuine part time role with great flexibility, and the opportunity to make a real difference.

About you

You will have proven experience working in a HR generalist role, having a great working knowledge of employment legislation, industrial relations, and Awards.
You pride yourself on your ability to connect with and support teams including remote team members.
We’d love it if you had some experience in the not for profit or fundraising industry.
You are an expert when it comes to building great organisational culture.
Ideally, you will have a tertiary qualification in a human resource or related field.
If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. Please apply using the ‘Apply Now’ button.

Please note: Rural Aid has a mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. It is a requirement of this role that you can provide evidence of vaccination or exemption.
You will also be required to undertake a Working with Children check.

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Counsellor & Community Representative
Location: Bathurst / Central Tablelands / C-West NSW
About the role:

  • Offer counselling support to farmers and farming families, while building trust and rapport, listening to their story and exploring how they are coping at present, assessing their safety and those around them.
  • Divide your time between providing counselling on site with rural farmers &
  • Travelling within rural communities, representing Rural Aid at community events, agricultural shows and activities
  • Remote counselling services – (working from home / hybrid).
  • Identify options for further support and facilitate access to relevant resources and referrals, when required.
  • Represent Rural Aid and its full range of services to individual clients and community stakeholders.
  • Building a diverse network that facilitates referral processes and further support to registered farmers and farming families.
  • Contribute to local Community Development initiatives / programs.
  • Support disaster recovery responses with a focus on farming families.

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