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Regional Community Development Manager - NSW / ACT

Alcohol and Drug Foundation

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Are you passionate about health promotion with skills and experience in community engagement and development? Are you interested in contributing to meaningful action that prevent alcohol and other drugs harms across New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory?

  • Rare opportunity with dual responsibility for program delivery in the ACT and NSW
  • Full-time, Ongoing role
  • $94,243 - $107,581 base salary plus super with generous salary packaging options available
  • Based in Canberra, ACT with a hybrid of working from home and in the office. Applications from Sydney are considered.
  • Regular travel within the ACT and NSW will be required

The ADF encourages cultural diversity, and our programs are reflective of our community partners, stakeholders, and community at large. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Working with us

The ADF provides a generous range of benefits and wellbeing initiatives, including:

  • A generous not-for-profit salary packaging benefits of up to $15,900 for everyday living expenses, and Meal and Entertainment of up to $2,650 per FBT year
  • Providing a truly flexible workplace including Purchased Leave, and other generous leave entitlements
  • Additional 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Internal and external learning and development opportunities
  • Offering Health and Wellbeing initiatives including our Employee Assistance Program

The Role

The Regional Community Development Manager (NSW/ACT) helps our communities to develop their resilience to reduce the harm of alcohol and other drugs. Alongside the State Manager NSW/ACT, this role is based in ACT (Sydney location considered) but manages and efficiently delivers an integrated collection of programs and projects within the ACT and NSW, including our flagship programs such as Good Sports and Local Drug Action Team (LDAT), maximising community benefits. The role will identify, develop, and build community partnerships and manage a highly motivated team.

The role requires contribution to program improvement and seeking opportunities for growth in alignment with business outcomes along with quality programs and funding compliance.

You will also be:

  • Monitoring performance of staff and contractors to ensure agreed targets, budgets, protocols, and processes are adhered to.
  • Ensuring the effective delivery of all operational requirements of ADF programs, including provision of services in the community, stakeholder relationships and quality assurance.
  • Managing and participating in ADF promotional and educational events, presentations, and conferences in a variety of settings including community, corporate and Government.

About You

You will thrive in an environment where you will lead, develop, and motivate others. You have excellent communication and collaboration skills. You are attuned to financial and commercial matters, whilst being results focused and possessing excellent judgement and problem-solving skills.

You will have:

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to manage employees to achieve outcomes
  • Experience in leading and delivering preventive health programs and products across different community settings
  • Strong operational and project management skills and experience, successfully achieving targets and delivery expectations, within a community development setting.
  • Strong promotional and business development expertise to achieve established targets and build stakeholder relationships.

For more information, please view the Position Description located on our careers page at

About Us

Celebrating more than 60 years of service to the community, the Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) is Australia's leading organisation committed to inspiring positive change and delivering evidence-based approaches to minimise alcohol and drug harm.

For further information, please visit our website: 

To Apply

Click the 'Apply Now' button. Please include a resume and cover letter outlining your interest for the role by the closing date.

Applicants will be contacted prior to the closing date, so please submit your application ASAP. Any application that does not address the application requirements will not be considered.

For enquiries, please contact the Greg Howe, State Manager NSW/ACT via email on [email protected] using the subject line: Regional Community Development Manager - NSW / ACT enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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