Thank you for your interest in joinging the team at St Francis Social Services.

Current position available:

Greenlight Movement Program Coordinator –  12 month contract

Applications close August 30, 2017.

A project of St Francis Social Services

  • Highly regarded service provider in Greater Sydney
  • Purpose driven role assisting disadvantaged young people
  • Ideal for a self-starter looking for a challenge

Established in 2011, Greenlight Movement is a mentor program assisting young people experiencing significant disadvantage to achieve their goals.

Volunteer mentors are matched with young people to work towards the initial goal of achieving a driver’s licence.

While the program is a success in assisting young people to learn to drive, it is the power of the mentoring relationship that is truly transformational. This role will appeal to applicants wanting to assist disadvantaged young people realise the strength of their own resilience and their ability to achieve.

With over 35 young people on the waiting list, the opportunity exists for an outgoing, purpose driven individual to take the program to the next level.

This position requires the development of effective relationships with a variety of external stakeholders, most particularly Greenlight Movement sponsors and supporters, NSW Roads & Maritime Services, Professional Driving School Instructors, Local Councils and our growing number of partner community service providers.

Working closely with the CEO, the GLM Coordinator will be resposible for the continuation, enhancement and future expansion of the program.  This involves supporting learner driver participants and a team of mentors while also seeking opportunities for partnership and fundraising.

While based in Paddington, the position requires travel and work in Sutherland and Bankstown as well as the supervision of one direct report.

This role is ideal for someone ready for the next step in their career. It offers the opportunity for supported expansion, demonstrable results and personal growth.

Applicants must respond in writing to the following Selection Criteria:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications.
  • High level written and oral communication.
  • Demonstrable professional administration and supervisory experience.
  • Ability to plan and achieve work goals independently.
  • Willingness and capacity to engage with the diverse community groups, businesses and government agencies.
  • Class C Drivers Licence and ability to drive a manual vehicle.
  • An understanding of complex issues surrounding disadvantaged youth.

Other desired skills that will assist the role:

  • Grant writing
  • Sponsorship management
  • Volunteer management

Statutory requirements and salary expectation:

Applicants will be subject to a Working with Children Check and the National Criminal Record Check.

Applicants must reside in and provide evidence of rights to work in Australia. Temporary work visas will not be considered.

About St Francis Social Services

Established in 1978, St Francis Social Services has been working to uphold the intrinsic dignity of each person by providing support and advocacy to empower the most disadvantaged and marginalised within our community.

Our service focus supports young people experiencing significant disadvantage and individuals and families seeking asylum.

Salary guide:

The scale depending on qualifications and experience would be SCHADS Level 5 or 6. Salary packaging is available. Packaging includes taxation saved by receiving fringe benefit and Guaranteed Superannuation employer contribution. Company car, laptop and mobile phone included in package.

How to apply:

Please email your application, attaching your resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria to Lyn Harrison, CEO St Francis Social Services:

Enquiries to Lyn by Phone: 0417046611

Applications close 30th August 2017.

For more information on Greenlight Movement go to:

Please note, all employees of St Francis Social Services must present a valid Working with Children Check along with sufficient ID and consent to St Francis Social Services conducting a NSW Police check.