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Manager - Community, Youth and Family Support

Riverwood Community Centre Ltd
  • Program: Targeted Early Intervention (TEI)
  • Responsible to: Chief Executive Officer
  • Award: (SCHCADS) Award
  • Description ofHours: This is a full-time position (38 hours per week)


Riverwood Community Centre (RCC) is a not-for-profit community-based Neighbourhood Centre in the heart of Riverwood’s diverse community, with an outstanding reputation for working with and for the local community. With 47 years’ experience, RCC is a leading community organisation that supports for individuals, families and community groups through a wide range of programs and services. These include Children’s Services, Family Support and Youth Services, NDIS support, Aged Care Services and Community Engagement, all delivered in a caring and inclusive environment; so that community members can actively participate in decisions that affect the quality of their lives. The Centre’s focus is on supporting vulnerable people within a culturally diverse and challenged socio-economic community.


The mission of the Riverwood Community Centre is: to pursue a future for all that embraces diversity and encourages sustainable strategies that support the most disadvantaged in our community; and to use a variety of approaches, tools and technologies to meet and support people in the ways that suit them best and that is professional, respectful and effective. Our ultimate aim is to provide assistance to anyone in our community in need. This assistance includes practising community advocacy, empowering individuals, local auspicing and partnering with community groups. We recognise that our approaches will differ in response to the people or situations involved, including centre-based or outreach responses.

This mission is supported by core values including:

  • Integrity
  • Community
  • Teamwork
  • Respect
  • Inclusivity
  • Compassion

RCC is a Company limited by guarantee, governed by a voluntary and community-based Board of Directors who are fully committed to the local community. RCC currently employs 51 staff, supported by an active and diverse volunteer team.

The Role Purpose and Emphasis

The Manager - Community, Youth and Family Support is accountable to the Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for ensuring that the TEI Team operates effectively in accordance with the organisation’s vision, values and purpose, as documented within RCC’s Strategic Plan. Working closely the CEO and using sound management principles, the Manager - Community, Youth and Family Support ensures RCC complies with relevant legal, regulatory, standards and funding body requirements. The Manager - Community, Youth and Family Support has responsibility for delivering on the outputs as noted within the Service Agreement with the Department of Communities and Justice (funding body for the TEI program), in the provision of high quality and integrated services to the community and the strategy of auspicing local community groups and organisations.

This is a leadership role that provides quality advice to the CEO, as well as being responsible for the day-to-day operations of the TEI Team and providing leadership, direction and support to the TEI Team and its volunteers. This position will work collaboratively to create a positive workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion in pursuit of quality outcomes for all. The capacity to build and maintain quality relationships is highly valued and is a key expectation of the role.

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