With Reach you can make a positive difference in the lives of young people.

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WELLBEING PROFESSIONAL / RAMP PROGRAM MANAGER, VIC
FULL TIME (13 MONTHS MATERNITY LEAVE COVER)

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Reach team.

Each year at least 30,000 young people aged 10-18 experience Reach through our youth-led workshops – designed and delivered by our young crew. Our workshops are safe and supportive spaces where teenagers can share stories and experiences honestly, improve their self-awareness, and build deeper more meaningful connections. Independent research has found that Reach can improve the wellbeing of young people by significantly enhancing their feelings of meaning and engagement.

For the past 22 years, Reach has improved the wellbeing of over 780,000 young people.

We are seeking an experienced and committed youth professional to work in the Reach Wellbeing team based at The Dream Factory, Collingwood. This position is integral to supporting the wellbeing of participants and Reach Crew. The wellbeing team supports young people as participants, volunteers and paid facilitators to develop and learn within a positive youth development framework. The wellbeing team is integral to the development of Reach crew and the delivery of workshops. 

Please email your CV and a cover letter explicitly addressing all Key Selection Criteria in the downloadable PD (Qualifications/Experience; Skills; Values/Attributes/Attitude) to recruiting@reach.org.au, using the subject line: Wellbeing Professional / RAMP Program Manager.

Questions can be directed to Karen White, National Manager Wellbeing - karen.white@reach.org.au

To be successful for this role, you must have the right to live and work in Australia.

Please note: Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory Working with Children check and National Criminal History Check.

DOWNLOAD THE P.D.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5pm 02 APRIL 2017

ADDITIONAL INFO

  • This position is based primarily in Collingwood VIC.

  • Any offer of employment at The Reach Foundation will be subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check.

  • The incumbent must hold a current Driver’s License for an Australian state and have access to a private vehicle for work use. Travel expenses will be reimbursed in accordance with Reach’s Travel and Expenditure Policy.

  • Some after hours work is required for this role. Time in Lieu arrangements are in place to compensate for the working environment and subsequent working hours that may be expected outside of standard business hours.

  • Salary packaging arrangements are available to all Reach employees. 

Our Values

Check out our core Reach values – which guide everything we do.

  • GROWTH means challenging ourselves to explore the unknown and break out of our comfort zones.
  • INTEGRITY means aligning our words and actions.
  • PASSION means demonstrating heart, fire, inspiration and strength in everything we do.
  • HONESTY means being authentic and open with the courage to speak from our heart.
  • CONNECTION means engaging with trust, understanding and vulnerability

At Reach, we commit to supporting, encouraging, and challenging each other to live our values so we can achieve individual and organisational greatness!

Jade Crew

Why Work at Reach?

Join us – We are an inspirational and dynamic youth not-for-profit organisation that maintains a strong youth voice throughout our organisation.

Reach has a vibrant and collaborative culture where people are energetic and passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people to help them reach their full potential.
At Reach, we encourage our people to develop skills and to grow within the organisation. Also, our people have access to a range of competitive staff benefits and the opportunity to work in a creative and fun workplace with like-minded people working both independently and as part of a team.

Overall, we are constantly striving to encourage our own people and all young people, no matter what their circumstances, to achieve their dreams.

  • We value people being real and honest with each other.
  • We encourage people to think about and do things differently.
  • Reach is a strong and well-known brand in the not-for-profit sector with the support of large corporate partners.
  • We are a progressive employer which embraces diversity and equality.
  • Reach is built on a positive youth development model, promoting well-being by creating safe and supportive spaces where young people can share their stories and experiences, improve their self-awareness and build deeper, more meaningful connections.
  • Our workplaces are creative and vibrant.
  • Reach has a “young energy”.
  • Staff, volunteers and visitors find Reach to be a warm and friendly environment.
  • Our workplace vibe is fun with a lot of laughter, music and fun activities in the office. 
  • There are fun opportunities with other employees at camps and internal training sessions.
  • Our open plan offices enable good contact and easy access to other employees.
  • We encourage people to follow their dreams, no matter what their circumstances.
  • Reach encourages individuals to develop skills, careers and growth within the organisation.
  • There are growth opportunities for crew and volunteers with suitable skills and experience to progress to staff roles.
  • Employees are encouraged to be authentic and to be open with others.
  • Our people are young at heart with lots of energy, enthusiasm and drive.
  • Reach people are like-minded in terms of their interest in helping people to realise their full potential.
  • We have a collaborative and supportive culture with ongoing celebrations and activities.
  • There are opportunities to be creative at Reach, and creative things happen around you all of the time.
  • Reach feels very much like working within a family business with family and friends.
  • Reach’s culture is vibrant and collaborative, and is built around the Reach values – Growth, Integrity, Passion, Honesty, Connection and Respect.
  • Our environment is very collaborative.
  • Supportive peers and managers frequently celebrate small wins and group success.
  • Managers are supportive of employee’s personal and professional goals.
  • Managers are responsive to employee’s ideas and issues.
  • Good communication systems enable employees to know what is happening at all levels of the organisation.
  • Salary packaging increases the take home cash for staff via general expenses, meal and travel and hire, lease and entertainment packaging options.
  • Our Employee Assistance Program offers free, confidential counselling for staff and their family members. 
  • We support good work-life balance for our people.
  • We have a number of flexible work arrangements: for example, self-funded leave (up to extra 4 weeks per year; compressed work week; part-time roles).
  • Paid study leave is available to our staff.
  • We have a staff learning program for work-related development.
  • Our staff can attend Reach programs.
  • Our managers are supportive surrounding return-to-work following maternity leave.
  • Reach offices (VIC and NSW) are easily accessible via transport links and close to shops and cafes.

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