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The Smith Family is a national, independent children’s charity helping disadvantaged Australians to get the most out of their education, so they can create better futures for themselves.
As the Program Specialist, your role will be to support and coordinate the successful delivery of student2student (s2s) within Queensland. This role provides leadership and guidance to the Learning for Life team around what successful delivery will look like and operates as a subject matter expert within the state.
Every day in the life of a s2s Program Specialist will be different, but some of your responsibilities at various points in time, will include:
It takes a special kind of person to be one of our s2s Program Specialists. Our chosen candidate will have the following:
Ideally, but not necessarily, you will have a Tertiary qualification, preferably in the areas of project management or social services as well as 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, but also able to lead and be part of a team, with proven time management skills and the ability to plan and project 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, fulfilling and diverse 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.
If you are passionate about what you do, committed to make a difference and this sounds like your next role, please click apply, we’d love to hear from you. You may view the position description attached. For any other information, please contact Paula Fasano, Team Leader, Program Specialist at Paula.Fasano@thesmithfamily.com.au, using the subject line: Program Specialist, Student2Student enquiry via EthicalJobs.
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.