Program Leader - YMCA Victoria - Salary $39 to $43 ph + super - Closing 16 Aug 2021
£39.00 - £43.00 hourly
Ravenhall Victoria, Australia
At the Y our vision is simple - Amplify Your Voice. Shape Our Community. Challenge Our World
The YMCA Bridge Project aims to support young people, and adults, to make positive changes to their lives and reduce the likelihood of offending or reoffending, through social and economic engagement in both custodial centres and in communities. The Bridge Project does this through employment, education & training and sport and recreation services.
About the role
As the Program Leader, you will aim to provide the prisoner population at Ravenhall Correctional Centre (RCC) with positive and meaningful social experiences, as well as increasing and improving participation in structured and meaningful healthy activities to improve and promote prisoner engagement, health and wellness. You will also be responsible for developing and implementing new and innovative programs, special events and other related opportunities for the men at RCC.
You will also be responsible for building and maintaining positive and supportive relationships with Ravenhall Correctional Centre contract partner, GEO Group and Alliance Partner staff and management. This casual position will require you to work a rotating roster which includes weekends.
To be successful in the position, you will have:
Excellent interpersonal communication skills and a capacity to relate well and build relationships with a variety of stakeholders
High levels of initiative and an ability to work with limited supervision
An intermediate level of computer literacy
Proven experience in sport and recreation program delivery
Well-developed problem-solving skills
Qualifications & Experience
Certificate III/IV in Fitness or similar (highly desirable)
Demonstrated skills and experience in the delivery of sport and recreation based training
Experience working in a custodial setting (desirable)
Intermediate competence and experience in Microsoft Office
Intermediate computer literacy
First Aid & CPR certification
Current Australian Drivers Licence
All candidates will be required to undertake background and probity checks including Reference Checks, a Criminal Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencement.
At the YMCA, we value our people. Working for us means you’ll enjoy great work/life balance and a range of benefits which improve your wellbeing and help you develop as an individual, such as:
Flexible working and rostering arrangements
Opportunities for career development and growth
Free access to gyms, recreation, and aquatics centres across the state
Free access to the Virtual Y - online health and wellness