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Soup Van Team Leader

St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria
  • Full time, Ongoing Role
  • Company car + Mobile phone
  • Purpose Driven Opportunity

This is a unique opportunity to provide operational support and resourcing for the Soup Van Program across Victoria.

As the Soup Van Team Leader you will be responsible for leading and supporting our dedicated Soup Van team to deliver incredible services across Victoria. This will include the creation and implementation of systems in line with the mission, vision and values of the organisation, including volunteer recruitment, workforce planning, safety, budgeting, and policy development.

Also crucial to the success of the program will be your ability to positively and professionally engage with our corporate donors and media representatives to generate strong connections and relationships to expand their involvement beyond a one off connection.

You will be enthusiastic, highly organised, detail orientated and driven by a commitment to developing teams to achieve delivery of services to a high standard. You will bring a "hands on" approach and be a proactive operator who thrives on delivering outstanding work.

More specifically you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in managing multi-site operations
  • Demonstrated commitment and/or working knowledge of working alongside people experiencing disadvantage and marginalisation
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and sustaining effective working relationships in order to achieve effective outcomes for people who access the Soup Van program.
  • Experience in effectively engaging with Corporate donors and Media
  • Experience leading and engaging people to achieve objectives
  • Experience coaching and developing employees in a large team

A little bit about us

St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria exists to provide support to people across Victoria. For over 165 years we have been in Victoria assisting people through the challenges of poverty and exclusion address suffering, advocating against inequality and promoting human dignity and self-determination.

Overall, the group of companies of St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria has many arms and services. These include soup vans, education programs, home visitation programs and VincentCare Victoria, which provides a range of services and programs for people who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and disadvantage. They also provide crisis accommodation, drug and alcohol dependency programs, and housing.

Why work for us? We offer:

  • Company car + Mobile phone
  • Flexible working. Work life balance is important to us
  • Salary Packaging. A popular way of providing employees in the community sector with tax benefits over and above their salary. It means the real value of a salary package can be significantly higher than the nominal value
  • We are committed to professional development to make sure that your career keeps growing while you’re working with us
  • We make an incredible difference in the lives of more than 300,000 people every year
  • We believe in families, so we like to provide a family-friendly environment in which to work
  • We offer a place where you know you are contributing to an organisation committed to helping others. We are passionate about our #GoodWorks and #Socialjustice
  • We live and breathe our values

#Join Good

If this opportunity sounds perfect to you and you meet our essential requirements we can’t wait to hear from you. Please send us your updated CV and a cover letter that tells us a little more about you and why you would be perfect for the role. Please click here for a copy of the Position Description.

The process will include phone screening, an online psychometric assessment and a panel interview.

Please note that prior to any commencement of employment, pre-employment checks must be completed these will include reference checking, a national criminal history and right to work check, and a working with children check.

St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria is proactive in supporting child safety

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences.

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