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Organisation : SHINE for Kids

Location : Australia, New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, Western Australia (North Parramatta)

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Sector : Children, Education & Training, Families, Law, Justice & Human Rights, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : 95000-105000 per Year

About the role

  • Develop leading programs
  • Train teams to delivery social outcomes
  • Build a national program legacy

Work for an inspiring organisation
SHINE for Kids is the only national non-profit provider of youth programs across 5 states and territories.

To lead this team, you will need to be passionate about education, child protection, social justice, and mitigating family fragmentation – so that children feel supported whilst their parent is serving their prison sentence.

Impact your community in a meaningful way
Schools can be a protective or risk factor for primary aged children with an incarcerated parent. This position provides high-level strategic direction to a team of local coordinators who strive to break the cycle of disadvantage by fostering wrap-around community support for children with a parent in custody.

You will be leading program design and rollouts to increase school attendance, educational outcomes, improve self-esteem, and reduce any antisocial behaviour that may lead to school suspensions.

A typical day will involve

  • Ensures consistency of practice and outcomes across all programs
  • Develop evidence-based outcomes that measure social impact
  • Collaborate with businesses, non-profits, government, indigenous groups, academia to create a seamless service.
  • Model a professional and respectful service partnership delivery
  • Recruitment, performance, development, and wellbeing of staff
  • Provide training to SHINE for Kids employees and volunteers
  • Gather local intel to further develop systems for positive change
  • Continuously improve program design and regularly evaluating program effectiveness
  • Maintain monthly statistics, analysis, and communicate findings
  • Promote a caring, culturally appropriate, and nonjudgmental environment for children
  • Prioritising children, and ensuring their families, are treated with dignity and respect

Does this sound like you?

  • High-level education and/or social work-relevant qualifications
  • Several years’ strategic leadership in a youth-related organisation
  • Extensive project/program management development expertise
  • High level verbal/written communication and presentation skills
  • Deeply appreciate the challenges that children of prisoners face
  • Experience working with Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people
  • A clean Working With Children’s Check and Criminal Record
  • A current driver’s licence and willingness to travel if required

The benefits you will enjoy

  • Total package $95-105k: $43.79/hr + super + salary packaging
  • A full-time, Mon-Fri position with reimbursed travel expense
  • An initial 12-month contract with the potential to extend
  • Tools of the trade: phone and laptop
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • The satisfaction of a massive difference in the lives of vulnerable young people

What you need to do now
Please apply without delay by sending your updated resume and optional cover letter to Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 3 business days to discuss.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : SHINE for Kids

How to apply

Please quote in application: RISE National Education Manager via Pro Bono Australia.


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