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Social Impact Advisor

Organisation : The Alannah & Madeline Foundation

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Policy & Research, Program Coordination & Management

Sector : Children, Domestic / Family Violence, Foundations, Trusts & Philanthropy, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 8 Jul, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : The Alannah & Madeline Foundation

About the Alannah & Madeline Foundation:

For 25 years, national charity the Alannah & Madeline Foundation has worked to safeguard every child’s right to live free from violence and bullying. We recognise the dangers children face today are increasingly complex, so we innovate, adapt and respond.  The Foundation also supports Dolly’s Dream, educating and empowering families and communities to prevent the devastating effects of bullying.


The team:

Our team is passionate, authentic and above all, we are motivated by the important work that we do. The Foundation fosters a culture of respect, enthusiasm and high work standards. Our values We act with courage, We are stronger together, We are curious, We believe accountability matters and We act with empathy, always, are embedded into how we operate individually and together as a Foundation.

This role is formally based in South Melbourne. At the Foundation, we support our staff to work flexibly, both in location and hours, based on the premise that work will remain the focus of any arrangement. How and where you work is discussed with each staff member based on individual circumstances, role requirements and accountability for delivery of high-quality work.

About the role

The role:

Reporting into the Manager, Impact and Evaluation, this 2 year contract role will support the Foundation to deliver its new strategic plan, with a focus on supporting outcome measurement and demonstrating social impact.


Your responsibilities:

  • Support the development of impactful interventions
  • Help develop a Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) framework to measure social impact
  • Build and iterate program logics, theories of change and associated MEL plans alongside other teams at the Foundation
  • Design, oversee and deliver outcomes evaluations with internal & external stakeholders (i.e. universities)
  • Draft reports, other publications and presentations to share insights from Foundation MEL.


Experience required:

  • A degree level qualification a social science or related field
  • Experience developing logic models, theories of change and monitoring and evaluation plans
  • Experience overseeing outcomes evaluations
  • Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously, with attention to detail
  • Proven ability to communicate complex information in simple yet compelling ways


What we offer you:  

  • Access to full NFP salary packaging benefits. 
  • Genuine flexibility, with wellbeing time each week. 
  • Additional leave during the end of year break. 
  • A purpose-led culture, with a supportive and friendly team environment. 

How to apply

Position Description : Social Impact Advisor

To apply:

Please review the position description for this role above and ensure you address the 'Knowledge, Experience and Requirements' section in your application.

Only applicants that have a right to work in Australia will be considered for this position. Applications close 5pm Friday 8 July 2022, and we will be short-listing candidates prior to the closure of this role, so please do not delay submitting your application.

For further information contact


Important - please note:

  • The Alannah & Madeline Foundation has the highest commitment to child safety. A police check and current Working with Children Check (or equivalent) are required for the successful applicant.
  • The Foundation takes all reasonable steps to prevent any risk to the health and safety of staff. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Foundation requires all staff who perform ‘in-person’ work or who are required to attend the office to be fully vaccinated and to provide evidence of their vaccination, or medical exemption, prior to commencement.

Please quote in application: Social Impact Advisor via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Policy_and_Research, #Program_Coordination_and_Management
Sector: #Children, #DomesticFamily_Violence, #Foundations_Trusts_and_Philanthropy, #Youth_and_Young_People


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