Perfect for a parent of school-aged children or a university student.

12 hours per week, January to June 2020 with a possible extension depending on funding.

Role Purpose

The Office Assistant works alongside the Office Administrator to ensure all administrative duties for the organisation are completed in a timely and accurate manner.

Work Days

It is preferred for the Office Assistant to work 10.30am-2.30pm Mon, Tues, Thurs.

Apply by reading the position description below or via the download link, send your CV with relevant work experience (paid or voluntary) and a covering email to:

Helena Eldred

by 5pm Wednesday 13 November 2019 (brought forward due to the large volume of interest)

Enquiries: 03 8387 2274 between 10.30am and 2.30pm

PD_Office Assistant download.

Position specifications

Key Accountabilities
1.     Products and services

2.     General administration

3.     Ambassador for Meaningful Ageing Australia

Key Tasks
1. Processing orders and preparing deliveries

·       Timely processing of orders including packaging, calculating postage, writing/printing address labels, and stock movement between rooms and/or buildings

·       Accurate and timely data entry in Sales Force

·       Packing boxes ready for trade expos

·       Preparation of Information Packs and other collated material

2. General administration

·       Printing/scanning of accounts and other documents

·       Contribute to a clean, welcoming and tidy office environment such as tidying/sorting stock and other items

·       Other administrative duties as requested by the Office Administrator

3. Be an ambassador for Meaningful Ageing Australia

·       Prompt, friendly and professional communication at all times with all internal and external stakeholders


Person specification


Key selection criteria
·       Proven ability to take direction and follow through on tasks

·       Neat handwriting

·       Reliable, punctual, friendly and professional

·       Outstanding attention to detail

·       Confident in learning new systems including software

·       Demonstrated capability to contribute to a positive workplace culture and commitment to Workplace Health and Safety


Essential:·       None
Desirable:·       None


Essential·       Physically able to efficiently carry resources to/from stock room and to/from Post Office

·       Current visa to work in Australia

Desirable·       Working knowledge of Sales Force

·       Experience in an office environment