You cannot work in a more community minded organisation than a Council. Our whole reason for being is to serve the local community.
The ultimate goal of every job here therefore is to serve the community. Everything we do has an impact on the local community.
We support numerous events held in conjunction with the corporate sector support. Events include "Take a Swing for Charity" golf day, Greater Dandenong Chamber of Commer Christmas Food Hamper appeal and the SEBN Christmas Toy Appeal. We also participate in national campaigns such as Australia's Biggest Morning Tea, Jeans for Genes day, Daffodil Day, Wear your Footy Colours day, etc.
Employees are also able to undertake voluntary activities within the munipality under the terms of our Enterprise Bargaining Agreement.
Another more specific way we help our community is through our Staff Giving Scheme. Anyone can make a regular payroll deduction to one of 8 welfare agencies providing support to people and animals throughout the City.