Job: Program Manager Community Development

Title Program Manager Community Development
Categories Paid Employment
Hours Per Week Fulltime
Location Based in Sale or Bairnsdale
Job Information

Program Manager Community Development

Ongoing | Full Time | Based at Sale or Bairnsdale    


  • Leading community services organisation
  • Exciting opportunity to join our team


About Uniting
At Uniting we work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We’re about building capacity and confidence in children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people newly arrived.

We are 7000 people working in partnerships to deliver 770 programs and services that positively impact people’s lives and enrich communities.


About the opportunity

The Program Manager position is responsible for creating a just and equitable Gippsland through maximizing agency performance, quality and sustainability via leadership, mentoring and development of agency staff, consumers and community.

This is an operational role which supports the implementation of strategic and operational goals and plans of the agency. Managers form part of the Executive team and will supervise programs, projects, services and staff. Uniting Gippsland encourages all staff to work autonomously and to actively participate in influencing the direction of the agency.

The Community Development Manager is responsible for overseeing the agency Community Development programs (Best Start, Communities for Children, HIPPY and Opportunity Shop). 


About you


  • Tertiary qualifications in Community Development, Social Work or similar theory framework
  • Satisfactory National police check and Victorian Working with Children Check, current Victorian driver’s license


  • Extensive Community Development knowledge and experience.
  • Technical / specialist skills relating to community development and program management
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and support staff including program development and evaluation
  • Demonstrated ability to support change and improve agency and team culture.
  • Demonstrated ability to use computers efficiently including Word and Outlook.


Please click here for a copy of the position description



How to apply

When applying,please address the person specification in the Position Description outlining your suitability and attach a current resume.


Applications close on COB Monday 30th October 2017


Get in touch


T: 03 5144 7777

Employment is subject to satisfactory criminal history and Victorian Working with Children Checks prior to commencement. Uniting is proud to be an inclusive employer and committed to keeping children safe.




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