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Programs Coordinator - Wynyard

The Smith Family
  • Become part of our family and make a difference to young Australians through supporting their education
  • A pivotal role coordinating the delivery of a range of educational programs
  • Temporary full-time opportunity (till the end of December 2024)
  • Wynyard, TAS

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 Programs Coordinator to help us achieve The Smith Family’s vision. Reporting to the Team Leader, Learning for Life and working with a dedicated and passionate team, this pivotal role will manage and deliver one of our most valuable programs – Learning for Life.

The role involves planning and implementing The Smith Family suite of Learning for Life programs within the community. You will need to be able to help facilitate successful delivery of the programs, including supporting the Family Partnerships Coordinator with recruitment of Learning for Life students onto programs.

A day in the life of a Programs Coordinator might look like this, but every day will be different.

Primarily, you will be responsible for:

  • Establishing and maintaining Partner School relationships and monitoring progress, planning and implementation, and feedback on programs and activities
  • Continually monitor program delivery and ensure the database has accurate and up to date information
  • Advocating for and answering enquiries relating to The Smith Family educational programs
  • Meeting with fellow team members to discuss potential improvements that can be made to the program
  • Working with community leaders to identify partnership opportunities

Our successful candidate will bring the following:

  • Demonstrated experience in planning and coordinating programs / projects
  • Proven experience in establishing and maintaining relevant partnerships
  • Demonstrated experience in administration
  • Holds a current driver’s licence
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated capability to manage and plan own work to achieve identified goals within time constraint
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience working collaboratively and effectively in a team environment

Here’s why we think you’ll love The Smith Family:

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, we’d love to hear from you. You may view the position description attached. For any other information, please contact Lisa Kluver, Team Leader, Learning for Life at lisa.kluver@thesmithfamily.com.au using the subject line: Programs Coordinator - Wynyard 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 and must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Evidence of vaccination status will be required as a pre-requisite to employment. 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.

A position description is attached.

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