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Encore Program Coordinator - QLD & NT - Brisbane / Toowoomba

YWCA Australia
  • Enjoy valuable and meaningful work empowering the community
  • Join a passionate and enthusiastic team
  • Exciting opportunity for someone with passion and drive


We are a proudly feminist not-for-profit organisation and for over 140 years we have been working at the forefront of gender equality through our housing, community programs and advocacy. Over the years we’ve made significant progress as we’ve gone through a number of evolutions, adapting to the ever-changing issues impacting women, young and old. We have evolved again and are transforming the way we operate. Our new 5-year strategy, the YWCA Evolve Strategy (YeS2026), has recently been launched with a focus on making women’s housing and young women’s leadership with lived experience our priority for gender equity in Australia. This will ensure we continue to deliver measurable and meaningful impact in the gender equality space.


YWCA Australia is currently seeking a passionate Coordinator to join our Encore team. This role is offered on a part time (22.8 hours per week) basis on a maximum term contract ending on 31/12/2022 and can be based in Brisbane or Toowoomba regions.

Encore is YWCA Australia’s Breast Cancer exercise and wellness Program. The program is designed specifically for women who have experienced mastectomy, lumpectomy or breast reconstruction surgery.

The Coordinator, Encore is accountable to the Program Manager, for the effective and efficient management of Encore in Queensland and Northern Territory.


The ideal applicant we are seeking will have:

  • Cert IV in training and assessment (desirable)
  • Team player who is approachable with strong interpersonal and listening skills together with the ability to empower a team to develop, implement and monitor an operational plan.
  • Previous experience establishing, building and maintaining strategic networks with external providers and funding bodies to improve service delivery and enhance collaborative working relationships.
  • Ability to review, develop and implement organisational policies, guidelines and procedures in accordance with strategic planning principles, priorities and legislative requirements.
  • Results focused, self-motivated and a self-starter who goes above and beyond, with the ability to plan and manage resource acquisition requirements for operational programs in order to achieve a balanced budget and optimal client outcomes.
  • Demonstrated experience managing stakeholders and contributing to tender and funding submissions as required.
  • Ability to apply an understanding of the requirements necessary to manage programs in the non-government sector.
  • A current drivers’ licence
  • Strong supporter of Women’s Rights and willing to push the boundaries.
  • Doesn’t settle, strives for continues improvement and has a high level of integrity.
  • This position will require the applicant to satisfactorily complete a national criminal history record check and hold the relevant state-based working with vulnerable persons permit prior to employment

Join our bold, inclusive and innovative team to make a real difference - lead the change.

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