Community Integration Leader

About the Role:

  • Location: Berry Street Office, Morwell- Gippsland (Regional position and travel  required within the Gippsland region with some travel within Metro Melbourne) This role requires employee to use own vehicle
  • Conditions: SCHADS 4.1 + Vehicle Allowance Full time 1.0 EFT Ongoing
  • Great Salary Packaging plus 17.5% annual leave loading

Whitelion has been contracted by the Department of Health & Human Services to deliver the Community Integration Program which is incorporated in the Better Futures model with the aim to build networks of supportive relationships for young people in their local community. Whitelion is providing a hybrid model which encompasses the following key services:

  • Community engagement and capacity building
  • Harness community effort through a place-based partnership approach
  • Coordination and participation in the engagement strategy for young people in Out of Home Care on Child Protection Orders.
  • Delivery of community links for young people and volunteers within the broader community

Who we are:

Whitelion is passionate about creating a workplace that promotes and values diversity. Our vision is for a world where no young person is left behind, where all young people have the right to equitable opportunities to reach their potential. We exist to build positive connections and pathways to work for young people at risk. Success depends on the voice and lived experience of highly vulnerable, high risk young people, systems around them and the Whitelion community.

Your responsibilities will include:

The Community Integration Leader reports to the Southern Area Manager and key result areas include:

  • Community engagement and capacity building
  • Harness community effort through a place-based partnership approach
  • Delivery of community links with young people and volunteers within the broader community
  • Coordination and participation in volunteer recruitment, training and ongoing supervision and support of volunteers.
  • Program documentation and evaluation
  • Workplace health, safety and wellbeing

Your profile:

You will have:

  • Commitment to social justice and value the strengths, resilience and courage of all children and young people
  • Exceptional team work and collaborative skills to find ways to support and promote others to succeed
  • Commitment to the safety, wellbeing and participation of all children and young people
  • A want to drive performance and participate in the growth of the organisation

What you get in return:

  • Great salary packaging plus 17.5% annual leave loading 
  • An additional three days gifted leave per year between Christmas and New Year and two days wellbeing leave per year
  • Great team environment and organisational support
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program

How to apply for this job:

Applications close at 5.00pm on Monday, 9th November 2020 and should be sent to: Gillian Clegg at  using the subject line: Gippsland Community Integration Leader

To be considered for this position applicants will need to provide a resume and cover letter addressing why you are interested in working at Whitelion, what you will bring to the organisation and the skills and attributes relevant to the role.

For further information please contact Gillian Clegg, Area Manager at the above email address.

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