- Job posted on: 29th Nov 2019
- Applications close:
The Foyer Foundation is a national charity that works on the deep challenge of youth homelessness and unemployment in Australia. The organisation advocates for a unique solution to support homeless young people – the ‘Foyer’ model – fusing stable housing with learning opportunities. More than a ‘roof over my head’, foyers in each state provide 16 to 25 year olds with accommodation while they study, work and develop skills to achieve independence.
As the executive officer, you will work closely with the board to manage the day to day operations and lead the purpose and strategy of the Foyer Foundation. You will be responsible for a range of functions, with a significant focus on ensuring an effective accreditation process and communication to support the Foyers model.
The hands-on nature of the role will see you engage with a diverse range of stakeholders whilst ensuring that you support best practice for the Foyers. Your responsibilities will include:
You have a successful track record of leading in a collaborative manner bringing varied experience from sectors such as education and training, youth affairs, housing and homelessness or areas of relevant social policy.
You are a strong communicator who demonstrates a positive and diplomatic approach. You can exhibit: