- Melbourne > CBD & Inner Suburbs Melbourne
- Job posted on: 25th Jan 2022
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The Smith Family is an independent children's charity helping Australian children living in disadvantage to get the most out of their education, so they can create better futures for themselves. As we lead up to our Centenary, it’s an exciting time to be joining our family. We are currently seeking a Program Specialist - iTrack to help us achieve The Smith Family’s vision.
iTrack is a mentoring program where secondary school students are matched with a volunteer mentor to chat through career interests and pathways. As the Program Specialist, it is your role to support and coordinate the successful delivery of the iTrack program. The role is achieved by centralising several aspects of the program delivery, including human resources, program resources, and program quality. In addition, this role provides leadership and guidance to the National Learning for Life team around what successful delivery will look like and operate as a Subject Matter Expert within the program.
Ideally, but not necessarily, you will have a Tertiary qualification, preferably in project management or social services and demonstrated experience in program management and training. We are seeking someone with the ability to build strong working relationships and manage the contribution of volunteers from a variety of backgrounds. You will be capable of working independently and lead and be part of a team, with proven time management skills and the ability to plan and project manage anticipated workloads.
Living up to our employment promise, our team members tell us that working for The Smith Family they have great job flexibility and the ability to work alongside committed, passionate and professional team members whilst engaging in challenging, interesting, and purposeful work. In turn, our team members believe that they offer commitment to our vision, mission and values and effective collaboration with fellow team members to deliver strong performance outcomes and make a difference to the lives of Australian children every day.
If you are passionate about what you do, committed to make a difference and this sounds like your next role, please click Apply Now, we’d love to hear from you.
You may view the position description below.
For any other information, please contact Julie Ellemor, Team Leader, Program Specialists firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Program Specialist - iTrack enquiry via EthicalJobs, or via mobile on 0419 330 828.
Applications should include a current resume and cover letter addressing the following questions:
Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must be prepared to undertake a National Police Check and a Working with Children’s Check. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to principles of cultural diversity. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.