MAV Seeking a Cultural Development Officer – Emerge Hub Bendigo


  • Are you passionate about multiculturalism, diversity and the arts?  
  • Are you able to network with culturally diverse youth and communities at a grass root level?
  • Do you have the skills to activate great ideas?
  • Do you want to help make a positive change in the Bendigo area?

Emerge Cultural Hubs – Description

The Emerge Cultural Hubs are dynamic evolving networks established by Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) to support emerging, and refugee communities within local and regional communities.

The Emerge Cultural Hubs include the communities themselves, and other stakeholders, such as local council, artists, arts workers, ethnic communities’ councils and education providers. The aim of the Hubs is to reach the disengaged through an inclusive quality arts and mentoring program. Resources and opportunities identified in and by the local communities can be utilised in the program, such as spaces, festivals, projects and venues that can connect to the wider community and provide a platform for social change.

Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) is looking for a skilled and strategic Emerge Cultural Development Officer (part time – 0.6 EFT) for its newly established Emerge Cultural Hub in Bendigo to build support for our multilayered cross art-form program for culturally diverse artists and communities in Bendigo.

MAV’s Guiding Principles: Arts + Diversity, Equity, Social Justice, Inclusion, Partnership, Respect and Human Rights.

MAV is an equal opportunity employer.

A one page cover letter and application (max. 4 pages) addressing the selection criteria plus a brief curriculum vitae detailing relevant skills and work history, with names and contact details of 2-3 referees to be forwarded to:

Chief Executive Officer, Multicultural Arts Victoria, PO Box 5113, South Melbourne VIC 3205 or


Or hand deliver to Level 1, 208-220 Bank Street, South Melbourne VIC 3205

Job description 

We are willing to be flexible in working arrangements to suit a special candidate.

Closing date: 5pm Monday 14th August, 2017