- Job posted on: 12th Nov 2020
- Applications close:
The Gap Youth and Community Centre Aboriginal Corporation, a not-for-profit community-based organisation, has been providing assistance and support to at-risk children, young people, their families and their communities in Alice Springs since 1977. As a multi-service organisation funded by Territory and Federal government, Gap provides a range of support programs and activities to assist and empower young people to make positive choices and decisions for their future.
For over 43 years, Gap has been providing support and assistance to children and young people based on individual need including assistance with educational engagement, housing and homelessness, vocational training, employment assistance, crime prevention & intervention, information, referral, advocacy, practical assistance, drop-in, and recreational activities.
The Programs Manager provides direct support and supervision to the staff delivering GAP’s funded programs to at risk young people and their families. The position encompasses a variety of funded programs of varying size and output requirements and all program operate out of the centre in Alice Springs.
This position sits within the Management strata and is the direct link between the staff delivering the organisations’ youth-focused programs that support at risk young people, many with high needs and often in crisis, and the Chief Executive Officer. The ability to multitask, work to competing deadlines, manage a variety of personalities and work within an organisation that supports the empowerment of young people is essential.
The position will remain open until a suitable applicant is appointed.
A position description is attached.