CAREERS

Working at Our Place means more than a job.

Working at Our Place means you are part of ground breaking work where philanthropy, government and service providers collaborate across boundaries to achieve enduring change for children, families and communities.

Along with improving the lives of children and families, working at Our Place means:

  • You’re part of a team of people from diverse backgrounds who are united by a big picture mission
  • You’re part of a culture that embraces flexible work arrangements & family friendly practices
  • You’re part of a growing organisation that values professional development and engages with Australian and international sector experts

In addition to current vacancies below, we welcome expressions of interest which outline your interest in our work and your skills and background. We are always happy to hear from people keen to work at Our Place, including work experience and internships. Please email recruitment@ourplace.org.au
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Current Positions

Senior Evaluation Advisor (Research & Evaluation)

Senior Evaluation Advisor (Research & Evaluation)

Full-time role   

The Colman Education Foundation is seeking an amazing person to join the Our Place team, as a Senior Evaluation Advisor – Quantitative Lead.

Our Place is an initiative of the Colman Education Foundation, working in partnership with the Department of Education to establish the Our Place approach at 10 state school sites across Victoria. Our Place is built around the key elements that evidence and experience shows are effective.

We believe that making local schools the hub of a whole community is one of the best ways to enable long lasting change in communities experiencing entrenched disadvantage. We aim to facilitate partnerships and system change at an integrated school site that have the skills and resources to make a real difference in the lives of children and their families.

Our Place’s Research and Evaluation team is at the forefront of seeking to demonstrate and communicate the impacts derived from the Our Place approach across the schools and communities we work with.  This role will work closely with the Director, Research and Evaluation to support implementation of the Our Place Evaluation Framework, with a specific focus on the quantitative contribution of the Our Place approach.

If you are passionate about data and improving life outcomes for children and their families, and want to use your skills and knowledge to achieve positive change, have relevant qualifications and are excited about joining a unique and innovative organisation then please:

Please send a copy of your CV, and a cover letter outlining your experience relevant to the Knowledge, Skills and Attributes, and Qualifications and Experiences as outlined in the Position Description.

Applications open.

For further information, please contact Shannon Newman, Director Research and Evaluation at
shannon@ourplace.org.au

COMMUNITY FACILITATOR – Our Place Mooroopna

COMMUNITY FACILITATOR – Our Place Mooroopna

The Colman Education Foundation is seeking an amazing person to join the Our Place team, as a Community Facilitator at Mooroopna.

Our Place is an initiative of the Colman Education Foundation, working in partnership with the Victorian Department of Education & Training to establish the Our Place approach at 10 state school sites across Victoria. Our Place is built around the key elements that evidence and experience shows are effective in bringing about change.

We believe that making local schools the hub of a whole community is one of the best ways to enable long lasting change in communities experiencing entrenched disadvantage. We aim to facilitate partnerships and system change at an integrated school site that have the skills and resources to make a real difference in the lives of children and their families.

Our Place community facilitators are the front-line for implementation of the Our Place approach, working on-site with the local community, partners and stakeholders. The role is focused on building relationships and facilitating opportunities and delivery of services to support the families and children at the Our Place site.

If you are passionate about improving life outcomes for children and their families, will bring experience working with communities to achieve positive change, have relevant qualifications and are excited about joining a unique and innovative organisation then please:

Send a copy of your CV, and a cover letter providing a brief statement outlining your experience relevant to the Skills & Attributes in the Position Description.

Applications open

For further information, please contact Sally Bate, Partnership Manager PH: 0408 742 786 or Sally.Bate@ourplace.org.au

OUR VALUES

Passion​: energises others and inspires collaboration so we can achieve more together.​

Leadership​: through being courageous, inclusive, caring and empowering.​

Aspiration​: for people to succeed in their life-long endeavours through education.​

Commitment​: to work with schools and communities over the long term, because every one of us needs time to reach our potential.​

Excellence​: drives high quality research, evaluation and practice so we can do better, continuously.​