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Facilitator - Ucan2 Program

The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture
  • Working within a passionate and driven team
  • Working with young people for social inclusion, educational engagement and emotional well-being
  • Fixed term, full time position until January 2022

Foundation House’s Ucan2 program facilitates and supports the social inclusion, engagement in education and emotional well-being of recently arrived young people of refugee background. It does this through a collaborative partnership with the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) and English Language Schools and Centres, AMEP programs or Secondary Schools.

The role requires planning and delivery of two 16 week, one day per week, Ucan2 programs to young people in sites across Melbourne. The facilitator will work in collaboration with the site delivery team to deliver the program using a flexible approach to ensure that participants are fully supported to achieve program goals. The facilitator will work with the Ucan2 Business Partnerships team to support any work experience and mentoring components of Ucan2 as appropriate. Ucan2 is currently being delivered online using a variety of platforms such as zoom.

You will be a high energy and experienced group facilitator who understands the issues facing young people from asylum seeker and refugee backgrounds. You will engage quickly with, and relate well to, young people online and in person. You will be an excellent organiser and communicator, with the ability to work collaboratively with partners to deliver the curriculum. Your strengths-based approach will support the participants and delivery team with compassion, integrity, a sense of fun. You have a commitment to social justice and human rights.

Remuneration is based on our Enterprise Agreement 2014 at approximately $94,433 gross per annum. Benefits include salary packaging, leave loading, and a range of flexible working options, a highly supportive team environment, excellent training, support and development opportunities.

VFST promotes the safety and well-being of children

VFST is an equal opportunity employer.

The right to live and work in Australia is an essential requirement of this role.

Conditional employment requirements:

  1. Satisfactory police check
  2. Working with Children Check
  3. Proof of the right to work and live in Australia


Applicants must submit their resume and address the selection criteria contained in the Position Description.

Please ensure you submit your KSC as part of your cover letter as you can only upload 2 documents.

For any enquiries regarding the positions please contact Kudzanayi Chirenje (KC), on 0428 559 429.

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