General Manager Community Engagement

Be part of transforming lives for stronger communities.

 

  • Full time
  • Salary package $130K (negotiable depending on skills and experience)
  • Sandringham/Cheltenham with regular travel to other Family Life sites

 

Who we are

Family Life is a specialist family services organisation known for its innovation, impact and whole-of-community approach.  Our teams are committed to transforming the lives of our clients and communities to build resilience and healthy relationships.

Family Life is a growing organisation that is recognised for its innovative approach and has been named in the Top 10 Give Easy Innovation Index for 2018. Family Life has recently been awarded an Australian Crime Prevention Award for Meaningful Community Change for leading the ‘Together We Can’ collective impact project which saw a significant drop in reported incidents of family violence over the life of the project in Cardinia Shire.

Family Life is a child safe organisation. We value, respect and listen to children and young people.  We are committed to the safety of all children and young people. Family Life supports children to meet their potential and thrive. We do not tolerate neglect, mistreatment or abuse of any kind.


Who we are looking for

We are looking for a skilled, passionate individual who embodies the Family Life Way principles to deliver trauma informed support to our clients and achieve positive outcomes for communities.

What we offer

Family Life team members have access to generous employee benefits including salary packaging, flexible work arrangements (including RDO’s and Purchased Leave), EAP services, and training and professional development opportunities, such as Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics certification.

The position

The General Manager Community Engagement is a full time position based across our Sandringham and Cheltenham sites. The position reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer and is a member of the Executive Group.

The General Manager Community Engagement leads a growing shared services business unit including community facing activities to promote the brand and reputation of Family Life and enable engagement of customers, volunteers, donors and supporters.

The position is responsible for ensuring that Family Life’s vision, purpose, and strategic outcomes are achieved in a consistent and integrated way, and that our organisational values are promoted and celebrated.

Why apply?

Do you enjoy a mix of both strategic and operational responsibility? This is a great opportunity for an experienced and driven leader to make a real difference across the full breadth of the community engagement space. If this sounds like you, we look forward to receiving your application.

How to Apply

For a full position description please click here.

Please email your confidential application including a CV and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria to jobs@familylife.com.au. Please note: applicants who do not meet these criteria will not be considered.

For further information regarding the position please contact Kate Milne, People & Culture Manager on 8599 5433.

Family Life values diversity and welcomes applicants who meet the position criteria, irrespective of race and ethnicity, colour, age, gender, gender identity, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

All offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check and Police Records Check.

Applications close: Tuesday 29 January, 5pm

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