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Project Manager - ACCESS


Employer: Women's and Girls' Emergency Centre
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Project Management, Social Work, Women's Organisations & Services, Volunteer Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 30 September, 2019.
Applications close: 14 October, 2019. (Expired)

  • Develop a pilot mentoring program
  • Create education and employment pathways for women experiencing DFV
  • Work with community partners and volunteers

About WAGEC:

The Women’s and Girls’ Emergency Centre (WAGEC) is a non-government, not-for profit charitable organisation that delivers a range of crisis and early intervention accommodation and support services to women, children, young people, and families who are experiencing, or at risk of homelessness and/or domestic and family violence.

We have operated in Sydney’s inner city and inner west for over 40 years. We currently deliver our Families Service through an alliance with the St Vincent De Paul Society, Jewish House and Stepping Out. Other WAGEC activities are delivered in partnership with community, business and government stakeholders.

About the role:

The Project Manager: ACCESS is responsible for developing, documenting and implementing the first year of the ACCESS Program; a pilot mentoring and coaching program that will create pathways to training, education and employment opportunities for women. ACCESS is possible due to a partnership and investment by Pepper Money with WAGEC.

The core responsibilities of this role are:

  • Develop and document the ACCESS program manual
  • Train, coordinate and support volunteer mentors
  • Implement the pilot program throughout WAGEC programs
  • Proactively develop and manage relationships with WAGEC, partners and stakeholders
  • Plan, coordinate and oversee the workshop and group program timetable.
  • Oversee the implementation of ACCESS to transitional client program
  • Actively contribute to WAGEC’s organisational culture

About you:

To excel in this role, you will have experience in designing complex projects and programs in a community services setting. You will be self-motivated and able to prioritise competing tasks and create positive relationships with diverse stakeholder groups. You want to contribute your professional skills to creating a safer future for women and families.

Essential criteria:

  • Designing, implementing and evaluating programs in a community services setting
  • Practical understanding of the drivers and impacts of domestic and family violence on women and children
  • Developing and managing stakeholder relationships
  • Case management or similar direct client support
  • Delivering mentoring and/or coaching programs
  • Working with women with complex needs
  • Managing volunteers
  • Providing training in a workplace and/or adult education setting

Desirable criteria:

  • Qualifications and/or equivalent experience in the areas of coaching, mentoring, adult education/training or community services
How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.