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54 Reasons - Save the Children

54 reasons is Australia's leading child rights organisation - no ordinary not-for-profit.

Proudly part of the Save the Children Australia Group and global movement, we're here to make sure that everyone understands their rights. So that children and young people have their rights met and thrive, in all their diversity.

We champion the children, young people and families we work with. We are inspired by the curiosity and creativity of children and motivated by the love of those who care for them.

With the child's voice at the centre, we provide quality services to children and their caregivers, advocating with them so that children develop, learn, and are connected, safe and confident. Our people are proudly local, reflective of the communities we serve - in every state and territory, and across regions, remote areas and capital cities.

Where you come in:

In this part-time, maximum-term position based in Darwin (6 hours per day Monday to Friday through to December 2024), you'll work with primary school aged children and their families, with guidance and support from the Senior Facilitator and Team Leader. Your main responsibility will be to co-facilitate Group Wellbeing Sessions to groups of children alongside the Senior Facilitator in local schools.

You will make an impact by:

  • Delivering activities to children that promote their social and emotional development and wellbeing
  • Preparing and evaluating sessions and Kids Connect program impact
  • Maintaining effective communication with stakeholders, school staff, families, and the community
  • Building collaborative relationships with school staff, families, and children Fostering maximum wellbeing for every child referred to the program

Does this sound like you?

Your ability to relate to children and families along with your community knowledge and connections will be invaluable in this role. You're known for your ability to develop and maintain effective and respectful relationships with parents, carers, children and young people, particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander or Culturally and Linguistically Diverse families. You have a strong work ethic, and you can confidently manage multiple tasks at a time.

This role requires:

  • Qualification in Social Work, Early Childhood or relevant field is desirable, or equivalent experience
  • Experience working with children and families
  • Cultural and/or community knowledge
  • NT Driver's Licence
  • NT Working with Children Check (OCHRE Card)

Working at 54 reasons is more than just a job.

54 Reasons is proudly part of Save the Children Australia. We are a learning organisation that invests in the development and wellbeing of our people. Our workforce is approximately 1100 people strong, and proudly diverse, whether in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, cultures and beliefs.

We are creative, connected and accountable, bringing energy, guts and ideas to all we do to champion children in Australia and partner with families, communities and partners to bring about change.

Our people work from both home and office, with important moments held in-person to foster belonging and support professional development. Our leave provisions include personal, ceremonial and family violence leave as well as the ability to purchase additional leave. Remuneration is benchmarked and we offer full non-profit salary packaging benefits.

Other benefits include:

  • Award rate salary (Level 3 - $36 per hour) plus full salary packaging benefits - use this link to see how much this benefit could mean to you
  • Health and wellbeing support, including EAP and professional supervision, as well as internal networks to support our diverse workforce,
  • Opportunity to work on additional projects alongside business as usual
  • Individual learning plans to assist in your career development
  • Internal employment and development opportunities

For more information regarding the benefits of working with the Save the Children Australia group, please follow this link.

Sound interesting?

We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on the 'Apply Now' section.

Position Description: Facilitator

For more information about this position, please contact Tricia Wake on 0438 234 173 or [email protected] using the subject line: Facilitator enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We have tested our application process with diverse groups in mind, with the intent to ensure its straightforward and accessible for all to apply. Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and improve our ability to reach our most vulnerable client groups. But we also know there is no one-size fits-all when it comes to recruitment - so if we didn't quite hit the mark for you, please let us know! We're dedicated to ensuring Save the Children is a workplace suitable for all people and can modify our processes to suit you - no matter your race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, neurodiversity, culture and beliefs.

Save the Children is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct. We also support the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.

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