Our purpose at MHCC ACT is to foster the capacity of ACT community managed mental health services to support people to live a meaningful and dignified life

Current Positions


Policy & Systemic Advocacy Officer

Mental Health Community Coalition ACT

Job description

MHCC ACT is seeking a person with the experience, qualifications and character for a challenging work program in a sector that has undergone massive transformation in the past few years.

MHCC ACT is the peak body for non-government community based mental health service providers. This sector covers the range of non-government organisations (NGO) that offer recovery, early intervention, prevention, health promotion and community support services for people with a mental illness. 

As part of a small team, and under the leadership of the Chief Executive Officer, this position is responsible for the policy and systemic advocacy area of MHCC ACT’s work program. You will engage in a range of activities aimed at sustaining and strengthening non-government organisation (NGO) community managed mental health services in the ACT. Our aim is to foster the capacity of these organisations to support people with mental illness to live a meaningful and dignified life.

A position description is attached.

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Office and Events Support Officer

Mental Health Community Coalition ACT

The Mental Health Community Coalition ACT (MHCC ACT) is recruiting an Administrative Support Officer.



MHCC ACT is a membership-driven organisation that provides vital advocacy, representational and capacity building assistance for the community-managed mental health sector in the ACT. This sector offers recovery, early intervention, prevention, health promotion and community support services for people with a mental illness. The MHCC ACT vision is to be the voice for quality mental health services shaped by lived experience.



  • 12 month contract with the possibility of extension.

  • 15-20 hours pw (must include Tues-Thurs)

  • SCHCADS level 4, pro rata

  • Start ASAP


The Administrative Support Officer will report to the CEO and will work closely with the HR and Finance Office whilst providing support across the organisation, including:

  • participate in regular staff meetings and contribute to other areas of MHCC ACT’s work program consistent with the level of the position and as directed

  • communicate effectively and respectfully with staff and stakeholders

  • organise small events including booking rooms, setting up zoom meetings, sending out invitations, setting up ticketing, maintaining RVSPs and organising catering

  • Work closely with the CEO and HR and Finance Officer on Board meetings including organising and booking them, collating papers and minutes, distributing papers and taking minutes.

  • email marketing, newsletters and social media monitoring

  • assist with Mental Health Month events and grants

  • collate and report on feedback

  • contribute to continuous quality improvement.


Other duties, as time allows, include assisting staff with:

  • reception duties, including management of incoming calls, enquiries, mail, e-mails and calendars

  • purchase stationery, catering supplies etc


MHCC ACT is committed to equal employment opportunities for all and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

To Apply head to Ethical Jobs.