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Senior Educator and Coordinator – Primary Prevention

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Organisation : Jesuit Social Services

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time, Contract/Temporary

Sector : Community Development, Education & Employment, Education & Training

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 31 May, 2021

About the role

  • Join a courageous social change organisation.
  • Richmond location – onsite parking available and close to public transport.

Join The Men’s Project and have the opportunity to provide reduction of violence and other harmful behaviours prevalent among boys and men.

About the program

The Men’s Project is an initiative of Jesuit Social Services launched in 2017. It provides leadership on the reduction of violence and other harmful behaviours prevalent among boys and men, and builds approaches to improve their wellbeing and keep families and communities safe.

Our vision is for engaged men, respectful relationships and safe communities.

We aim to achieve this by:

  • research to better understand the attitudes and behaviours of boys and young men;
  • promoting positive change related to gender norms and what it means to be a man in the 21st century; and
  • designing, piloting and evaluating interventions that intervene earlier to fill crucial gaps in the services system including related to adolescent family violence and child sexual abuse prevention

The Men’s Project builds on Jesuit Social Services’ over 40-year engagement with boys and men in trouble. Drawing on this history, The Men’s Project is leading innovative work to reduce violence, to improve the wellbeing of boys and men, and to keep families and communities safe

About the role

The Men’s Project is seeking a Senior Educator and Coordinator – Primary Prevention to manage a broad range of activities including overseeing initiatives focused on positive social change related to masculinities and primary prevention of harmful behaviours such as Modelling Respect and Equality (MoRE) and working across schools workplaces, churches and community organisations.

The role also includes leading presentation and facilitation of workshops with a wide variety of audiences to challenge rigid adherence to masculine norms, increasing the impact of our community engagement and primary prevention work, contributing towards understanding what works to shift adherence to stereotypical masculine norms and review and develop training resources to build the capacity of our facilitators.

Competitive remuneration, plus salary packaging benefit, is offered together with ongoing professional and career development.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Jesuit Social Services

About the organisation

Jesuit Social Services is a social change organisation working to build a just society where all people can live to their full potential.

Since 1977, Jesuit Social Services has provided services to some of the most disadvantaged in our community.

We place a high priority on advocacy and are a leader in policy development and research.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Senior Educator and Coordinator – Primary Prevention via Pro Bono Australia.



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