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Administration and Project Support Officer – The Men’s Project

Organisation : Jesuit Social Services

Location : Melbourne (Richmond)

Work type : Part-time, Contract/Temporary

Profession : Administration & Office Support

Sector : Education & Training, Men

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 19 Jan, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Jesuit Social Services

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, we’ve provided services in some of the most disadvantaged in our community.

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

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.

What Jesuit Social Services can offer you

  • A comprehensive Induction and Orientation program
  • Ongoing role related training and development
  • An organisation that lives their values, through our day to day work
  • A welcoming and supportive environment
  • Employee assistance program
  • A competitive salary plus salary packaging benefits
  • Generous leave

Jesuit Social Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We celebrate and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, cultural background, age, gender, sexuality, disability or religious affiliation.

Jesuit Social Services takes child protection seriously. We undertake multiple screening processes including appropriate reference and background checks, Working with Children Check and police checks to ensure the protection of children and young people in our care.

You are required to meet the behaviour standards outlined in our Code of Conduct.

About the role

  • Be part of an organisation that makes a difference in the community
  • Short term contract 3 days a week (0.6 FTE) immediate start
  • Richmond location – onsite parking available and close to public transport

The Men’s Project is seeking an Administration and Project Support Officer to join our team. This role will be responsible for a range of administrative tasks, such as such as invoicing, data entry, updating contact lists, managing our events calendar, preparing reports, answering phone calls, scheduling meetings and greeting visitors. The role is a critical part of the team, and will have the opportunity to contribute to projects outside their role if that is of interest.

Candidate Requirements

This role will suit a candidate with the following skills and experience:

  1. Experience in an administrative and/or project support role
  2. Demonstrated teamwork skills
  3. Proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel and proficiency, familiarity with or ability to learn project management tools like Microsoft Project, Asana,
  4. Superior written and verbal communication skills, including excellent minute-taking skills
  5. Strong ability to multitask and prioritise appropriately
  6. Strong time management, planning, and organisational skills
  7. Understanding and sympathy with the mission and ethos of Jesuit Social Services
  8. Valid Working with Children Check
  9. Successful Police Check (to be conducted by Jesuit Social Services prior to commencement).

How to apply

The position description can be found on our website

For further information please contact Rachel Thomson, General Manager – Program Implementation, Research and Evaluation, The Men’s Project at

Applicants are required to respond to each of the Key Selection Criteria, with names and contact numbers of two referees.

Your responses to the selection criteria should be incorporated into your covering letter.

Please apply in confidence.

Applications close at 5.00pm on Wednesday 19th January 2022.

Applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date and may be subject to change without notice.


Please quote in application: Administration and Project Support Officer – The Men’s Project via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Administration_and_Office_Support
Sector: #Education_and_Training, #Men

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