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Empower Coach



WISHIN delivers a unique service offering for Melbourne’s northern region. We provide gender-specific support to women, with or without children, experiencing housing crisis. We work with the intersecting issues of gender, homelessness and family violence.

WISHIN works in partnership with a range of local, regional and state-wide organisations across the community sector to facilitate access and ensure quality services for our clients, advocate for change and increase our impact.


We are seeking a coach to deliver our evidence-based Empower pilot program in 2021.

This is a new role and is offered at 0.8 EFT until December 2021.

In the role you will:

  • Finalise project tools and coordinate the first program intake
  • Provide coaching and mentoring with women to develop goals and actions across life domains, including the areas of family, health and wellbeing, financial wellbeing and career
  • Build network and referral pathways with local community providers
  • Actively engage with women and stakeholders to develop and evaluate the program


To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology, community development or the equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge and experience of feminist informed, intersectionality and trauma informed frameworks of practice
  • Previous experience working with women using a capacity building approach
  • Experience in program development and evaluation
  • Motivational interviewing experience would be an asset

WISHIN recognises the rich diversity of people across Australia. We are committed to ensuring that our team is reflective of the diverse community we serve and to supporting a culture of equity, inclusion, and diversity. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, women with disabilities and LGBTIQA+ women.

WISHIN is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory referee checks, a current employment working with Children Check and National Criminal History check.

For further information please contact kristen@wishin.org.au, using the subject line: Empower Coach enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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