About the Role
The Storyville Project
Storyville harnesses the talent of performers to encourage children to read. The program specifically targets schools with socio-economic disadvantage and/or schools where for a majority of students, English is a second language. These are often indicators that children are not being read to at home. Storyville connects schools with participating performers. All of our volunteers undergo training before being allocated to participating schools and are equipped with relevant working with children documents. Our volunteers commit to the program, enabling them to establish a real bond with students.
The Equity Foundation is wishing to appoint a Program Manager for Storyville.
Storyville Program Manager (Part Time)
The Storyville Program will be run by a part time Program Manager, based in Sydney for a period of four days per week (30.4 hours). This is a twelve month contract. This position will report to the CEO, Storyville.
This role will involve:
-Strategy for the overall development of Storyville
-Board Administration including Quarterly Reports to ASIC and Corporate Governance
-Development and maintenance of partnerships
-Grant Writing & Reports
-Fundraising and sponsorship development essential
-Training and maintaining Storyville Readers
-Excellent administration skills
-Presentations at Storyville Events
-Co-ordination of media and communications material
-Oversees role of part time administrator on day to day basis
Our desired candidate is an experienced professional and someone who is positive, works well both independently and collaboratively, has excellent time management and interpersonal skills, as well as good initiative. The job will challenge you and has room to develop as various areas of the program continue to expand.
You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills; have the ability to demonstrate initiative and resolve issues quickly and an interest in education, literature and the Arts together with a commitment to the not-for-profit sector.
Experience in non-profits or early childhood education would be desirable, but not required.
For further information about the Foundation and Storyville go to www.equityfoundation.org.au
About the Organisation
Who we are
The Equity Foundation is the professional development arm of MEAA Equity, the union for Australian and New Zealand performers. MEAA Equity is more than 75 years old and has over 6,000 members.
As Australia’s leading provider of events tailored to the unique needs of performers, the Equity Foundations hosts more than 100 masterclasses, workshops, in conversations and film screenings annually. The Equity Foundation also facilitates an annual awards program to honour the work of Equity members.
The Foundation relies solely on the support from grants, corporate sponsorships, bequests and individual contributions to maintain our programs and create new ones.
Our mission is to assist, educate and inspire performers.
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