Jobs at CHP

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Senior Media Adviser 

The Senior Media Adviser manages CHP’s media engagements so that CHP achieves its advocacy objectives

Are you passionate about social justice? Do you have a strong track record of inspiring journalists to take on your great story ideas?

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About the Role

The Senior Media Adviser plays a critical role in shaping the public narrative around homelessness in Victoria. This role generates and manages media stories that help the Council to Homeless Persons achieve its advocacy objectives, and provides strategic advice to the CEO and Manager – Policy and Communications.


  • A well-developed understanding of what makes a strong story across all media platforms.
  • Relevant qualification or professional experience in media, communications or public relations.
  • A proven ability to develop strong networks across the media, non-government organisations and other key stakeholders.
  • Sharp, fast and clear writing.

If this is you, we want to hear from you! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity.

Applications close: Wednesday 28 November and should be emailed to

Capacity Building Officer

CHP is involved in a range of activities related to building the capacity of the Specialist Homelessness Sector, in both organisational and workforce dimensions.

The Capacity Building Officer provides support across the range of capacity building activities undertaken by CHP. A key focus of the position is maximising stakeholder engagement in capacity building, by supporting CHP’s consultation and communication strategies.

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  • The successful applicant will be experienced in developing, organising and delivering training and other capacity building activities.
  • Demonstrated capacity to: analyse data and research and utilise data bases; an understanding of workforce development, impact evaluation, outcome frameworks, will be an advantage.

This position will be a full time one-year appointment with a view to extending subject to funding. The salary range is $80-$85K depending on experience and skills. Salary packaging is available.

Applications should include a current CV and address the key selection criteria outlined in the position description. Police and Working with Children Checks will be required prior to commencing employment.

For any enquiries about the role please contact Ian Gough Manager, Consumer and Capacity Building Programs (03) 8415 6212 or Interviews will be held for shortlisted candidates on Friday 14 December

Applications close: 5pm Thursday 6 December 2018 and should be emailed to



The Council to Homeless Persons is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces differences in gender, gender diversity, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, ability, religion, and sexual orientation. We acknowledge the first peoples of Australia and their unique role in our history and society and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for advertised positions.  We recognise the benefit that diversity and inclusion play in helping achieve our goals and vision of ending homelessness.