Community Outreach Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Marcia McGinley, Team Leader Library Outreach Services
Contact Number
T: 03) 9426 5603 and/or E:
Yarra City Council, VIC


Community Outreach Officer

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  • Job no: 495594
  • Work type: Full time - Permanent
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Categories: Community, Services

Community Outreach Officer

Permanent Full Time (Flexible) - 35 hours per week

Band 4 - $68,101.58 - $73,462.90 + super 

  • Supportive and Friendly team environment where we value growth and development
  • Award winning organisation-wide Health and Wellbeing initiatives
  • Work in a dynamic and collaborative environment  

Yarra Libraries currently has an opportunity for an enthusiastic and resilient person with excellent customer service skills, a broad knowledge of books and the confidence to select material for home library service customers, to join our Fitzroy Library team and home library service staff. 

Fitzroy, located in the heart of Yarra, is home to a rich and diverse community and the library has been part of that community since 1877. The familiar saying Libraries Change Lives is something we live every day in our Library Services as we support the complex needs of our vibrant community.

Home Library deliveries are made to private homes and institutions in Yarra using the library van which is an automatic. The position also supports our volunteers who make some of our deliveries to home library service patrons.

A current driver’s licence is required. 

The position is based at Fitzroy Library but may be required to work at other branches. The position will include rostered desk shifts. 

Yarra city council is an exciting and progressive organisation. We pride ourselves on inclusive culture and development of staff. We aim to make a positive difference in people’s lives.

For further information see the position description or contact Marcia McGinley, Team Leader Library Outreach Services on (03) 9426 5603 and/or

Position Description:  703674 703633 - Community Outreach Officer - Position Description.pdf

Applications close on Monday 20 March 2023.

In your application, please include/attach your Resume and 1-page Cover Letter. In your Cover Letter, provide a brief overview addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) as outlined in the Position Description. A separate document addressing KSC is not required.

*This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check, Working with Children Check, evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination and a pre-employment medical assessment prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

Advertised: 06 Mar 2023 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 20 Mar 2023 AUS Eastern Daylight Time