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Guide Dog Mobility Instructor

We have a unique opportunity for a qualified Guide Dog Mobility or Guide Dog Orientation and Mobility Instructor working within our growing team of specialists. Essential requirements include three or more years’ post-qualification experience, accreditation from an International Guide Dog Federation organisation and a current driver’s licence.

As a Guide Dog Mobility Instructor, you will be responsible for assessing and delivering high-quality guide dog mobility services to clients with a vision loss and/or autism assistance dog services to families of children with autism. The role may also provide services through our other assistance dog programs.

Ideally, you will be self-motivated and committed to building positive working relationships with your colleagues, clients and the community. This role will best suit someone who enjoys the variety and end-to-end service provision a small school has to offer.

The role will also include travelling around South Australia and the Northern Territory while providing services to our clients. Collaboration with other Guide Dogs schools may provide opportunities for travel in other areas of Australia.

A competitive remuneration package is available commensurate with skills and experience, which includes tax-free salary packaging.

For a complete description of the role’s key responsibilities and requirements, please review the Position Description.

For a confidential discussion please call Daniel Hyde, Dog Services Manager on (08) 8203 8333.

Please email your application to job.applications@guidedogs.org.au

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Guide Dog Trainer

We currently have an exciting opportunity to work within our Guide Dogs Services team to contribute to the Guide Dog development programs.

As a Guide Dog Trainer, you will be responsible for training and assessing the suitability of our training dogs/puppies for the Guide Dogs program against Guide Dogs SA/NT and International Guide Dog Foundation (IGDF) standards.

This role also works closely with the Guide Dog Mobility Instructors and Puppy Raising Advisors. In addition, you will assist with the ongoing education of our puppy raising volunteers, including involvement in regular handling sessions.

Essential requirements to this role include a recognised qualification in Guide Dog Training, an understanding of canine temperament and their developmental process and a proven ability to train guide dogs.

Ideally, you will be self-motivated and committed to building positive working relationships with your colleagues, clients and the community. This role will best suit someone who enjoys the variety and end-to-end service provision a smaller school has to offer.

A current Driver’s License and National Police Clearance will be required.

A competitive remuneration package is available commensurate with skills and experience, which includes tax-free salary packaging.

For a complete description of the role’s key responsibilities and requirements, please review the Position Description.

For a confidential discussion please call Daniel Hyde, Dog Services Manager, on (08) 8203 8333.

Please email your application to Job.applications@guidedogs.org.au.

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Marketing and Communications Coordinator

We have an exciting opportunity to work with a small, passionate team of in-house Marketing and Communications experts.

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, Brand and Communications, you will work across a diverse range of marketing activities in a fast-paced environment, supporting multiple business areas.

Key responsibilities include development, implementation and monitoring of a broad range of marketing, communications and PR activities aimed at raising brand profile, enhancing fundraising capabilities and encouraging take-up of vision services.

Essential to this role will be your ability to produce communications and collateral tailored to a range of internal and external audiences, as well as a solid understanding of digital marketing practices using platforms including Mailchimp, Facebook Business Manager, and Google Analytics.

You will also have:

  • Experience in a Marketing role in a mid-sized organisation or marketing agency
  • Experience working across a diverse range of marketing activities, from leading campaigns and initiatives to general administration duties
  • A collaborative approach to stakeholder engagement
  • Ability to coordinate and deliver projects on time to a high quality
  • Ability to work within a small team with a high level of autonomy
  • Possess exceptional written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong organisation, prioritisation and time management ability
  • A preference for variety and handling multiple tasks
  • Good eye for design and familiar with the InDesign platform
  • High attention to detail
  • Initiative and a solid work ethic

A National Police Clearance will be required.

A competitive remuneration package is available commensurate with skills and experience, which includes tax-free salary packaging.

For a complete description of the role’s key responsibilities and requirements, please review the Position Description.

For a confidential discussion please call Desiree Colmenares, Marketing Manager, Brand and Communications on 08 8203 8370.

Please email your application to Job.applications@guidedogs.org.au.

Applications close by 5pm Monday 3 May 2021