- Job posted on: 22nd Feb 2021
- Applications close:
The Team Leader of Community Programs oversees community programs and community engagement. Overseeing community programs involves managing staff, program development, implementation and reporting. Community engagement responsibilities include relationship development, community consultation and partnership management.
Lead the Community Development programs:
Staff support and team leadership:
Programs are implemented by permanent and casual staff. Management duties include program development, contracting, staff management, supervising implementation and KPI achievement and reporting.
Undertake regular supervision with staff members as well as ad-hoc support as needed. Ensure all mentoring and professional development requirements are met for each staff member. Provide advice, support, professional expertise and direction as needed. Implement and chair regular team meetings and staff training workshops. From time to time supervise volunteers.
Undertake regular networking, meetings with stakeholders and development of community partnerships. Represent Multicultural Services via public speaking engagements at forums, workshops, meetings and conferences. Develop and maintain strong relationships and links with multicultural communities and leaders, including implementing community consultations.
This team leader position coordinates the settlement of new and emerging communities through general casework, group information sessions, and referral to mainstream services and activities, using a community development and capacity building approach. Due to COVID 19 there is an increased demand on our services particularly in relief and recovery work.