Gambling Help Community Educator UnitingCare Community


Gambling Help Community Educator – Bundaberg

  • Employment Term: Permanent Part-Time Opportunity (45.6 hours per fortnight)
  • Location: Flexibility of base location in Hervey Bay, Maryborough or Bundaberg
  • Remuneration: From $82,038 + 11% Super (PRO RATA) + Not for Profit Salary packaging + Incentives + Benefits 

Make a meaningful difference with UnitingCare Community 

We’re looking for someone who wants to make the world a little better through small moments that leave big impacts. To build meaningful relationships and make a difference in the lives of others.  

An integral part of our Gambling Help Services team, as a Gambling Help Community Educator, you’ll be encouraged to grow, develop and feel empowered to make the everyday easier for the people we care so passionately about.  

We are currently seeking to appoint a Gambling Help Community Educator to work as a part of our Gambling Help Service in the Wide Bay region. This position is permanent part-time, 45.6 hours per fortnight with flexibility of base location in Hervey Bay, Maryborough or Bundaberg however other locations within the region may be considered for suitable candidates.

Let’s make a meaningful difference, together. 

Your part in our UnitingCare Community team 

This role will provide community training and information with a focus of empowerment and resilience outcomes for client, family and community wellbeing within the Central Queensland region. 

What makes a difference for us?  

You will need experience and confidence in developing and facilitating tailored community education programs and activities for safe gambling, with a focus on empowerment and resilience building by providing strategies and awareness of current needs and issues which facilitate early intervention outcomes. In addition to the above you will also be required to have:

  • Minimum Certificate IV in Community Services or Equivalent
  • High level of computing skills, with demonstrated knowledge and experience in the creation of workshops and presentations
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the creation and delivery of workshops and presentations in a variety of settings such as Health, Community, Correctional and Educational Departments.
  • Ability to quickly establish sound and trusting working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to manage and priotise a variety of complex tasks concurrently with minimal supervision
  • Current QLD drivers licence
  • Suitability Card for Child Related Employment (Blue Card)

What makes a difference for you?  

At UnitingCare we are leaders in crisis response, the protection of vulnerable children, financial resilience and family wellbeing. Our Family and Child Services team work passionately across Queensland to make a meaningful difference in people’s lives. 

  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance 
  • Save tax and increase your take home pay by salary packaging your everyday living expenses and bills (up to $15,900) and meal entertainment (up to $2,650) per annum 
  • A recognition and rewards platform, providing employee discounts at hundreds of retailers, including everyday expenses, holidays, health insurance, annual awards celebration, wellbeing and employee assistance programs 
  • A positive and inclusive team based on respect, shared standards, strong values and a commitment to serving others 
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave and 2 weeks paid partner leave, available after 6 months service, in addition to the government scheme 
  • Diversity and inclusive leave, offering paid gender affirmation leave and cultural leave options (paid and unpaid) for those who may celebrate Lunar New Year, Diwali, Ramadan, NAIDOC weeks and other significant cultural events 
  • Career development opportunities to challenge yourself, grow and make a meaningful difference  

We’d love you to be part of our UnitingCare family 

Joining our Gambling Help Service team, you’ll also be welcomed as part of the UnitingCare family. The second-largest Queensland employer, we’re a proud not-for-profit with more than 16,500 staff and 9,000 volunteers across our brands of BlueCare, Lifeline, ARRCS, The Wesley Hospital, Buderim Private Hospital, St Stephen’s Hospital, and St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, and have been leading by example for more than 100 years. Our team are compassionate, inclusive and committed to the work we do, helping people live life in all its fullness.  

Child safe, Child friendly

UnitingCare is committed to being a Child Safe, Child Friendly organisation and will: 

  • Provide welcoming, safe & nurturing services for children
  • Implement measures to prevent child abuse and neglect within our services
  • Appropriately and immediately address child abuse and neglect if it does occur

Diversity & Inclusion  

Our approach is simple – everybody is welcome here.  At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their sex, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. Demonstrating our commitment to reconciliation and building long-term employment opportunities for First Nations peoples, UnitingCare strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants for this position.   

Safe workplace  

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety. 


All employees are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements and UnitingCare’s COVID-19 vaccination requirements policy. The successful applicant must be able to provide a Covid-19 Certificate before commencing employment.