- Job posted on: 30th Sep 2021
- Applications close:
At Raise we exist to help young people. We do one thing, and we do it really well – youth mentoring.
Our best-practice, school-based program is proven to make positive and sustained change. Mentoring empowers young people to be resilient, connected and hopeful for the future. We match trained volunteers with teenagers who would benefit most from an independent, caring adult who is there to listen – and be there just for them.
Our early intervention youth mentoring program is currently in over 150 high schools across Australia. This translates to over 2,000 young people matched with a qualified mentor, and we are growing each year.
Reporting to our Program Director, this is an exciting and dynamic position within our Program Delivery team, managing the operational tasks associated with the national delivery of our mentoring programs.
The role is uniquely placed to oversee the successful delivery of our programs nationally, working in partnership with our State Managers, School Engagement Project Manager and team of Program Area Managers and Program Counsellors.
In addition, in this role you will coordinate the development and implementation of our Raise Youth Engagement Team and its subsequent Youth Advisory Council.
Prior experience supporting or running community programs for young people is a must. The successful candidate will have people management experience and ideally experience in mentoring.
As with all Raise employees, you will have a genuine interest in the wellbeing of young people facing profound challenges in their lives.
You are a passionate problem solver, with strong project management skills and the exceptional ability to engage, motivate and lead a team.
You thrive working with technology, using CRM platforms like Salesforce to prepare insightful reports and recommend work process improvements.
You are an inclusive leader, encouraging others to think creatively and work collaboratively to solve business challenges.
You will bring:
The successful candidate will agree to complete the Raise selection process including Youth Safety Checks, must hold a current Working with Children (Employee) Check and National Crime Check.
At Raise, we have six values that express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we would like others to see our personality, what we aspire to as an organisation, and how we aim to behave. They are
Be Courageous– we are imaginative, driven, progressive, confident
Show Heart – we are kind, passionate, sincere, empathetic
Give Respect – we believe in acceptance, equity, inclusivity
Apply Integrity – we operate with authenticity, accountability, transparency
Bring Vitality – we are positive, fun, energetic, inspiring
Deliver Excellence – we are evidence-based, responsive, consistent, experts in our industry