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School Support Advisor - Dolly's Dream

The Alannah and Madeline Foundation

  • Work with schools in NT to build awareness and prevent bullying.
  • Located in Northern Territory, work remotely delivering workshops.
  • Access NFP salary packaging, extra leave and join a purpose driven team

About Dolly’s Dream and the Alannah & Madeline Foundation:

Dolly’s Dream was created by Kate and Tick Everett following the tragic loss of their 14-year-old daughter, Dolly, to suicide, after ongoing bullying. Kate and Tick’s goal is to prevent other families walking this road.

They want to change the culture of bullying by addressing the impact of bullying, anxiety, depression and youth suicide, through education and direct support to young people and families.

Dolly’s Dream is proudly supported by the Alannah & Madeline Foundation, a national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to keeping children and young people free from violence and trauma wherever they live, learn and play. Through Care, Prevention and Advocacy programs, we fight for their right to be safe, so their future is strong.

About our team:

Our team is passionate, authentic and above all, we are motivated by the important work that we do. Our organisation values are embedded into every way in which we operate at the Foundation. Everyone has a responsibility to promote and demonstrate our values: We act with courage, We are stronger together, We are curious, We believe accountability matters and We act with empathy, always.

About the role:

Based in the offices of the Department of Education, Northern Territory Government, Darwin, this role will support the Dolly’s Dream team to deliver our program strategy across rural, regional, and remote communities.

  • Full time, or part time to the right candidate
  • 2-year contract

To make an impact in this contract role, you will:

  • Build awareness of Dolly’s Dream and the work we do to prevent bullying.
  • Deliver face-to-face and virtual workshops to students, parents, and teaching staff.
  • Promote the Dolly’s Dream resources and develop bespoke resources.
  • Develop effective relationships with stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with the Office of eSafety on the development and dissemination of information specific to NT and rural, regional, and remote communities.

The perfect you:

  • A qualification in education, social sciences, public health or similar.
  • 4+ years’ experience executing projects or initiatives either in NFP, corporate, consulting, or public sectors.
  • Previous experience delivering social change projects; frameworks or initiatives in the education sector.
  • Excellent presentation, facilitation and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of contemporary online safety and digital inclusion issues.

We’ll offer you a purpose-led culture, with a focus on wellbeing including:

  • Access to full NFP salary packaging benefits.
  • Additional 5 days leave each year
  • A supportive and friendly team environment.
  • L&D budget.

Important - please note:

Dolly’s Dream and the Alannah & Madeline Foundation has the highest commitment to child safety. A police check and current Working with Children Check (or equivalent) are required for the successful applicant.

The Foundation takes all reasonable steps to prevent any risk to the health and safety of staff. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Foundation requires all staff who perform ‘in-person’ work or who are required to attend the office to be fully vaccinated and to provide evidence of their vaccination, or medical exemption, prior to commencement.

A position description is attached.

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