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Employer: Thomastown Neighbourhood House
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Management, Volunteer Management, Community Development
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 09 October, 2019.
Applications close: 01 November, 2019.

Thomastown Neighbourhood House Manager Role delivering community engagement through events including:

  • Monthly Market – first Saturday of the month
  • Annual Taste of Thomastown Food Festival
  • Volunteer peer led social enterprise coffee cart (days negotiable)
  • Makers space craft programs in partnership with library
  • Adult education program delivery in partnership with Learn Local partners
  • Establish community hub at Thomastown Primary school with TNH project officer

Create community development programs and employment opportunities in response to community need

Key selection criteria:


  • Degree in community development or similar and or three years minimum experience
  • Understanding of non-profit and neighbourhood house sector and experience working with and for a committee of management
  • Demonstrated ability to run community markets, festivals and events within a community development framework and apply for funding accordingly
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, written, verbal and across a range of social media platforms
  • Understanding of and ability to run social enterprise projects
  • Ability to project manage and establish community hub and underpin with robust policies and MOU
  • Excellent financial management skills with global and finite budgets
  • Recruit, retain, engage and manage staff and volunteers, and work with range of stakeholders


  • Cafe barista skills to support running of social enterprise cafe

A full Position Description is attached below.

How to apply for this job

To apply for this role please provide Current CV with three referees, a cover letter (one page) and a response to the Key Selection Criteria (maximum two pages).

Send your application to Justine Sless by email at, using the subject line: Manager application via EthicalJobs.

Enquiries – 03 8376 6939.

Closing date: Friday 1 November 5pm.

Interview times:

  • Monday 18 November 3pm -5pm
  • Tuesday 19 November 12noon – 3pm
  • (please state preference on application)
Supporting materials  Manager Role Thomastown NHood House_2019.pdf