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Organisation : Foundation House

Location : Australia

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Development, Community Support Services, Education & Employment, Education & Training, Mental Health, Other, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 10 Aug, 2020

About the role

  • Working within a passionate and driven team
  • Working with young people for social inclusion, educational engagement and emotional well-being
  • Fixed term, full time position until March 2021

Foundation House’s Ucan2 program facilitates and supports the social inclusion, engagement in education and emotional well-being of recently arrived young people of refugee background.  It does this through a collaborative partnership with the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) and English Language Schools and Centres, AMEP programs or Secondary Schools. 

The role requires planning and delivery of two 16 week, one day per week, Ucan2 programs to young people in sites across Melbourne. The facilitator will work in collaboration with the site delivery team to deliver the program using a flexible approach to ensure that participants are fully supported to achieve program goals. The facilitator will work with the Ucan2 Business Partnerships team to support any work experience and mentoring components of Ucan2 as appropriate. Ucan2 is currently being delivered online using a variety of platforms such as zoom.

You will be a high energy and experienced group facilitator who understands the issues facing young people from asylum seeker and refugee backgrounds. You will engage quickly with, and relate well to, young people online and in person. You will be an excellent organiser and communicator, with the ability to work collaboratively with partners to deliver the curriculum.  Your strengths-based approach will support the participants and delivery team with compassion, integrity, a sense of fun. You have a commitment to social justice and human rights.

Remuneration is based on our Enterprise Agreement 2014 at approximately $91,746 gross per annum. Benefits include salary packaging, leave loading, and a range of flexible working options, a highly supportive team environment, excellent training, support and development opportunities.

VFST is an equal opportunity employer.

The right to live and work in Australia is an essential requirement of this role


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Foundation House

The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture Inc. (also known as Foundation House) provides services to advance the health, wellbeing and human rights of people of refugee backgrounds in Victoria who have experienced torture or other traumatic events in their country of origin or while fleeing those countries.

The organisation was established in Melbourne in 1987 and is non-denominational, politically neutral and non-aligned. Foundation House is a state-wide agency offering services in metropolitan, regional and rural areas, with head office based in Brunswick. We have approximately 200 staff with metropolitan regional offices in Dallas, Sunshine, Dandenong and Ringwood

How to apply

Position Description : PD_Ucan2GroupFacilitator_2020

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Facilitator – Ucan2 Program via Pro Bono Australia.



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