Program Area Manager (Melbourne)

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Organisation : Raise Foundation

Location : Melbourne (North Carlton)

Work Type : Part-time

Sector : Community Support Services, Education & Employment, Youth & Young People

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 19 Oct, 2018

About the Role

As a Raise Program Area Manager, you will be responsible for managing your own team of Program Counsellors and ensuring the successful outcomes of all aspects of our mentoring programs.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills to build rapport and support your team, and an outstanding ability to conduct effective group and individual supervision sessions.  You will forge strong partnerships with schools in your allocated area, and attend local interagency meetings.  Equally important is your attention to detail in ensuring that all administration requirements of your team’s programs are in place.


You will have at least two years’ experience with people and program management, and qualifications counselling, psychology, social work, or youth work.  You will preferably have experience in mentoring and training.


The role will commence in Term 1, 2019 for a total of 10 hours per week for 35 weeks during school term time, and we would love you to be available to attend our staff team conference on 19 and 20 November in Sydney, with expenses paid.  This role is covered by the SCHADS Award and salary packaging is available, reporting to the State Manager in Victoria.


Key responsibilities include


Building rapport with and managing your team including individual debrief each week

Regular team meetings and immediate response support as required

Ensuring that high standards and consistency are maintained across all Programs

Ensuring your team meet all of their own responsibilities and KPIs

Managing regular meetings with your team of Program Counsellors

Able to attend weekly face to face or Skype meetings with your State Manager


About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Raise Foundation

Raise is creating thriving communities through best practice mentoring programs that empower young people to become resilient, capable and connected.  We are a compassionate team who wants to work flexibly, have fun and do a job that makes a real difference.  We are about to enter a significant strategic planning phase to offer our program to every public secondary school in Australia, so this is an exciting opportunity to be part of something very special.  Our team is growing and strong, and we offer purpose and passion, as well as salary packaging!

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Carol Sandiford

Email : carol.sandiford@raise.org.au

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Program Area Manager (Melbourne) via Pro Bono Australia.


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