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Organisation : Domestic Violence Victoria and Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Community Support Services, Families, Other, Women

Salary type : Hourly

Application closing date : 11 Oct, 2021

About the role

The Prevention Project and Evaluation Advisor will support the Prevention Project and Partnership Manager and the Prevention Practice and Workforce Development Manager in all aspects of the Primary Prevention Unit’s project management, documentation, reporting, monitoring, evaluation and learning. As well as providing support to processes for building meaningful partnerships and coordinating external governance and advisory structures that enable the Primary Prevention Unit to engage with the family violence and primary prevention sector.

Under the guidance of the Prevention Project and Partnership Manager, this role will lead the implementation of the 16 Days of Activism Campaign and partnerships for 2021 and 2022. It will also be responsible for scoping and supporting new project opportunities and partnerships in line with the organisation’s new Strategic Plan and forthcoming Primary Prevention Strategy.

Alongside the Prevention Project and Partnership Manager, this role will be responsible for supporting the implementation of the Primary Prevention Unit’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Framework. Coordinating and assisting staff with data collection, supporting action learning and program adaptation, as well as conducting interviews or focus groups as required.

The role will support and strengthen partnerships with diverse community organisations and oversee the development of resources for primary prevention practitioners working with diverse communities. The role will support the Primary Prevention Unit to imbed partnership brokering and processes to build meaningful partnerships.

For more information about the key responsibilities of the role, download the position description.



Skills and Experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in public policy, health, project management or related discipline and/or equivalent demonstrable experience.
  • A sound understanding of, and keen interest in, intersectional feminism and how this relates to preventing and responding to family and gender based violence.
  • Highly developed experience (3+ years) working with multiple stakeholders, and in partnership to implement and manage projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, especially the ability to interact professionally and confidently with a range of diverse internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage time independently, prioritise and manage competing demands, with a high level of professionalism and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated organisational skills and the ability to work within competing deadlines.
  • Excellent written communication skills, including the ability to write clearly and succinctly for a variety of purposes.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Knowledge of key primary prevention and response frameworks and standards and prevention sector (desirable).
  • Experience in a role/organisation engaged in Prevention of Violence against Women or gender equality (desirable).
  • A deep understanding, or lived experience, of the ways that gender inequality intersects with other forms of inequality and oppression, such as ableism, white supremacy, racism, homophobia, transphobia and classism. (desirable).

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Domestic Violence Victoria and Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

Domestic Violence Victoria and Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

  • Above award wages and conditions under its Enterprise Agreement
  • Generous salary packaging options (total of $15,900), and meals and entertainment packaging
  • Christmas and New Year shut-down leave
  • Access to an additional support including Employee Assistance Program, and
  • Individual annual Professional Development budget.


In 2021, Domestic Violence Victoria (DV Vic) and the Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV) are merging to become a new entity.

This merger brings the peak body for Victoria’s specialist family violence services supporting victim survivors together with the state’s only specialist family violence Registered Training Organisation; combining our strength, capacity and resources for greater impact.

Our work is underpinned by intersectional feminism – as set out in the Code of Practice: Principles and Standards for Specialist Family Violence Services for Victim-Survivors – informed by an understanding of the gendered nature of violence and with the interests of all victim survivors at the heart of everything we do.

We apply a specialist lens across primary prevention, early intervention, response and recovery to:

  1. Develop practice and support workforces
  2. Strengthen and connect organisations, sectors and systems
  3. Build momentum for social change
  4. Build a strong peak organisation

We are in the process of re-branding the merged organisation to ensure a truly collaborative and equal new peak body. DV Vic and DVRCV is committed to providing flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse, intersex or queer people. We recognise the strength and value in diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Prevention Project and Evaluation Advisor via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Administration_and_Office_Support, #Advocacy, #Community_Services, #Other, #Policy_and_Research, #Program_Coordination_and_Management, #Project_Management
Sector: #Community_Development, #Community_Engagement, #Community_Support_Services, #Families, #Other, #Women

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