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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 Niki@Futureproofstaffing.com. 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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