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Reference Number 22513
Position Title Vision Australia Radio Regional Coordinator
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Hours Per Week 24.00
  • Permanent, part-time (24 hours per week)
  • Based in Kooyong, however can be based in regional locations  
  • $83,881 (pro rata) + super + salary packaging

Are you passionate about community broadcasting and have demonstrated experience working in radio and with volunteers? Do you want to make a difference and become a part of a team that supports a future where people who are blind or have low vision can live an independent life they choose? 

If so, then this might be the perfect role for you!

About us

Vision Australia is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. We work in partnership with Australians who are blind or who have low vision to achieve the possibilities they choose in life.

The Vision Australia Radio Network operates to address the information needs of people who are blind, have low vision or a print disability. The service is delivered by an enthusiastic and passionate team of volunteers nationally with the support of a small team of dedicated staff. The VAR Network comprises of radio services in Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin and Regional Victoria.

About who we support

Vision Australia provides services to more than 25,500 people clients from 35 Vision Australia centres in Victoria, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia; and through outreach programs in the Northern Territory and Tasmania.

About the role

  • Collaborate with Vision Australia Radio staff, Vision Australia Regional staff and VAR Regional Steering Committees to develop and maintain the VAR regional radio services and network;
  • Assist VAR Programming team and Regional Steering Committees to deliver suitable program content;
  • Provide effective training and technical support to VAR volunteers;
  • To assist with recruitment, training, support and managing Vision Australia Radio Regional Radio volunteers.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Relevant broadcast training qualification or equivalent experience;
  • Proven ability to work with volunteers to achieve positive outcomes;
  • Solid track record in broadcasting covering program preparation and production, story selection, scriptwriting, interviewing techniques;
  • Technical proficiency in sound recording, editing and studio equipment.

Benefits of working at Vision Australia

  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Exciting career paths
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities

To apply

If this sounds like a great fit for you then please complete our online application process.


Vision Australia is committed to do all that is reasonable to ensure the safety, welfare and wellbeing of clients (including children); their families; the community; staff and volunteers; and any other person entering Vision Australia’s workplace. Police checks, state working with children checks, NDIS Worker Screening checks and Professional Registrations form part of Vision Australia’s probity screening standards ensuring that quality services are provided in a safe environment.

Applications should consist of a full resume and a cover letter. Please note pdf documents are not accepted for accessibility reasons.

For more information about working at Vision Australia go to 

We highly encourage applications from candidates who are blind or have low vision.

Contact Person Conrad Browne
Contact Number 03 9864 9550
Closing Date 15/06/2021
Position Description
VAR Regional Coordinator PD.docx Open Position Description
Recruitment Prospectus 2.docx Open Position Description
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