Work at Menslink
Mentor Program Coordinator
- Dynamic local Charity making a real difference in our community
- Join an energetic close-knit team with plenty of workplace flexibility
- Support and engage the Mentors, Mentees and Mums in our program
Menslink is a Canberra charity proactively supporting young men aged 10 to 25 through free education, counselling and mentoring services.
The Mentor Program Coordinator is an integral part of a small team that works effectively to pair vulnerable young guys with appropriate male role models whilst providing experiences - via a diverse range of activities - to build resilience and support personal growth.
The key duties include coordinating and looking after small groups via regular check-ins and coordinating their scheduled activities. You will provide this ongoing support to participants in the Program whilst diligently maintaining database records and delivering training. Ensure effective relationship management, via regular meaningful contact, with the Mentors, their Mentees and the Parent/Guardians as well. Encouraging and ensuring high levels of engagement in program activities is the crux of this role. Regular weekend and night work are required at times and are part of our flexible working arrangements available to all staff.
Program Events Manager - Youth Mentor Program
- Join a dynamic local charity making a real difference in our community
- Designing a program of activities to achieve key outcomes for young guys while maximising engagement
- Highly autonomous role
Menslink is a well-known Canberra charity supporting young men aged 10-25 through counselling, mentoring and innovative education programs designed to build resilience, self-esteem and help-seeking behaviour amongst young men in our community.
The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment; knowing the work they do helps young men and their families (mostly single mums), while reducing community issues such as suicide and family violence. This person will have a successful track record in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and providers.
We are seeking a self-motivated, supportive and flexible individual to ensure our events add real value to the Program. The role will focus on designing and facilitating group activities, within budget, to achieve maximum participation for our Mentees and Mentors in our Mentoring Program.
The Events Manager is a pivotal role that operates at the very heart of Menslink and needs to be a person who will not only make things happen but really make them hum. This is a full-time role with a lot of flexibility around our major and other regular scheduled events.