Are you interested in joining the Our Place team, which aims to improve long term outcomes for disadvantaged children and their families?

We are growing the Our Place team and are looking for highly skilled people who share our values and bring experience in community development, service systems redevelopment and implementation in early childhood / education / health and well-being / adult engagement and social change.
We are innovative, grounded in evidence and focused on delivering positive outcomes in the communities we work with. We pride ourselves on providing a supportive work environment and being a family friendly employer.
If you are interested in joining our team, please send a copy of your CV and a brief cover letter telling us why you’d like to join us to recruitment@ourplace.org.au

 CURRENT POSITIONS AVAILABLE

DIRECTOR, SERVICES DEVELOPMENT

Are you a leader with experience in early education, passionate about improving life outcomes for children growing up in disadvantage?

  • Use your leadership skills to develop and create real social impact
  • Join a professional and ambitious team working towards closing the gap
  • Foster innovation while delivering a quality, evidence-based approach

This is a leadership role that sits within the Our Place Services group and reports to the Executive Director Services. The role also works with the Our Place Leadership team to further explore and develop key systems change approaches required to support the sustainable implementation of the Our place approach. Working with the Executive Director, Services this role also engages collaboratively with Our Place leadership and key members of government at local, state and federal levels to identify and strengthen opportunities for further policy development in areas that underpin the Our Place approach. The role is also responsible for direct oversight and support for the Northern Bay, Carlton, Westall and Robinvale sites.

A copy of the Position Description can be found HERE.

To apply, you MUST submit a CV and covering letter outlining why you are interested in joining Our Place, and how your skills and experience align to this opportunity.

If – once you’ve reviewed the above information – you have any questions, please email hello@peopleforpurpose.com.au

Applications close midnight Wednesday, 4 August 2021

PARTNERSHIP MANAGER – NORTHERN BAY COLLEGE – WEXFORD CAMPUS

This role oversees the implementation of the Our Place approach in Corio. Reporting to the Executive Director Services, this role is the lynchpin between the central Our Place team and site staff.  With responsibility for leading the partnership on behalf of Our Place on site, this role works directly with the school principal, senior members of partner organisations and local stakeholders, including the regional / area executives in the Department of Education & Training (DET) region and other relevant departments.

This role manages the Our Place staff on site, providing direction, support and professional development guidance. Working with site staff, the Partnership Manager is responsible for ensuring effective site implementation planning and project delivery and also providing regular reporting on site progress.  The Partnership Manager works with the Our Place central teams, facilitating strategic planning & priorities, including data collection, research activities, communication and continuous improvement.

A copy of the Position Description can be found HERE.

Please send a current CV with a covering letter outlining your relevant skills, experience and suitability for this role.

Contact for more information

June Mc Loughlin, Executive Director Services june@ourplace.org.au

Applications close midnight Friday 6 August 2021