Jobs at CHP

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 are committed to the safety of all children and have zero tolerance of child abuse. 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.


Capacity Building Officer

The Council to Homeless Persons (CHP) is the Victorian peak body representing organisations and individuals with an interest in ending homelessness in Victoria. We are seeking an energetic and talented addition to our team, who has experience in stakeholder engagement and in the development and delivery of capacity building activities.

About the role

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.

The successful applicant will have strong project management and stakeholder engagement skills, and a demonstrated capacity to develop, organise and deliver capacity-building activities. An understanding of workforce development will be an advantage.

This position will be a full-time one-year appointment with a view to extending subject to funding. 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.

Applications close 5pm Friday 23 August and should be emailed to

For any enquiries about the role please contact Ian Gough Manager, Consumer and Capacity Building Programs on (03) 8415 6212 or