JFA Purple Orange
JFA Purple Orange is the social policy agency of the Julia Farr group. We are a non-government, social profit organisation that conducts research and engages in dialogue with people with lived experience of disability to develop policy and practice. Our work is anchored on the principles of Personhood and Citizenhood.
We are not a service agency providing hands on support. Instead, we try and influence the way things happen in our communities so that people living with disability get a fair go at everything life has to offer.
JFA Purple Orange has a job opening for a Project Leader
Employment Type: initial 2 year contract, full-time
Location: Greenhill Road, Unley, South Australia
Do you want to make a real contribution to the voice of South Australians living with intellectual disability? Have you had success leading projects that influence positive changes?
Our Voice SA is a user-led organisation of people living with intellectual disability incorporated in 2007. This Project Leader position has been created to assist Our Voice SA deliver an NDIS-funded 2-year project.
The project involves three stages; first, the project will co-design information specifically tailored to the needs and priorities of people living with intellectual disability. Second, the project will distribute this information in a range of ways to reach as many South Australians living with intellectual disability as possible. The third stage is where the project assists people to join peer networks, to build their skills and knowledge in relation to the NDIS and connecting to mainstream community opportunities.
Our Voice has appointed Purple Orange to coordinate the project, and the Project Leader will be a member of the Purple Orange team. As part of the role, the Project Leader will take a lead in Purple Orange’s broader policy work in relation to the importance of advocacy and self-advocacy.
Applications through seek https://www.seek.com.au/job/36743954
For enquiries please contact Jackie Hayes on 08 8373 8333
JFA Purple Orange is the social policy agency of the Julia Farr group. We conduct research and engage with people with lived experience of disability to develop policy and practice.