NAB African Australian Inclusion Program Melbourne Round 7 2012

NAB African Australian Inclusion Program are able to offer ONE more role for Round 7. This role is being offered as part of Round 7 which has recently completed recruitment,  with the participant who is successful starting later in May. Please forward this email to anyone who may be interested in the below role with the relevant qualifications.  

 The Program Assistant role will sit in the NAB Corporate Responsibility team in Melbourne. The purpose of the Program Assistant role is to support the Community Engagement and Giving team in their support of their community programs, in particular the delivery of the African Australian Inclusion program (AAIP).

 A qualification in

·         Human Resources
·         or Community Development
·         or Business administration

would assist in the understanding of Corporate Responsibility and the strategic direction of the business unit, as well as assisting in the completion of assigned tasks and projects.

For further detail read the attached Role Purpose Description (RPS).

I applied for Round 7, do I need to apply again? - Yes, as you will need to tailor your application for this role. We are seeking applications from people who are really interested in this specialised role as part of their career pathway. If this role is not what your looking for we will have other roles on offer later in the year for Round 8 of the program.

Focus – A high quality learning experience in the context of a paid work placement.

  • Duration – Six months
  • Applicants – Suitably qualified African-Australians who meet ALL selection criteria(Read the attached documents carefully for these criteria. Bridging and Spousal visa’s do not qualify)

 Opening date for applications: Tuesday 2 April

Closing date for applications:  Friday 13th at 5pm  2012

Interviews conducted: Only successful applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted by phone for an interview.

 Interviews will be held late April 2012. Successful applicants for an interview will be contacted before these dates.

You need the following documents before you apply: 1)FAQ   2) AAIP MelbApplication FormR7 and 3) NAB Info Session – FEB 2012 and RPS – Program Assistant. To get these documents, please Phone: (03) 9421 7610, Monica Smyrek, Project Manager, African Australian Inclusion Program, Jesuit Social Services . http://www.jss.org.au/

 How to submit your application

Applications are accepted by email (please contact Jesuit Social Services if you need to post your application).

Attach completed copies of

·         Cover letter (No more than 1 page)
·         Application form (Make sure it is updated and all details are correct!)
·         Current Resume or CV

 Help us contact YOU

If you are contacted for an interview you will be called on the phone number/s provided by you, make sure these are correct.

We only call during office hours. If you have a message bank please make sure it is not fullso we can leave a message if you cannot answer our call.

If cannot easily answer your phone during work hours then indicate the best time to call you on the Application Form next to your phone number/s.

 If you are invited to an interview you will be given a date and time, usually these are not able to be negotiated due to the limited availability of the NAB interviewers.

 Applications close 13th April 2012, 5pm.

 Email with the title ” AAIP Melb Application  & Your name” to  jss@jss.org.au 

 General Tips

Remember your application not only tells people about your skills and qualifications but it is in some ways an application is the first time potential interviewers ‘meet you’.


·         spelling and grammar
·         formatting of your CV i.e. font size/style the same
·         you have provided information relevant for the role/s you are applying for
·         keep your cover letter to 1 page

 Special note

 Sadly we cannot provide interviews for all applicants, the application process is very competitive and we receive many applications that meet the selection criteria. We do understand how important this opportunity is and we encourage you to consider applying in the future if you are interested.


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