Community engagement coordinator

Reports to: Head of Programs
Salary: $58,992 plus super
Women and people with LGBTIQ, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and culturally & linguistically diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Introduction The Man Cave is a preventative mental health and emotional intelligence non-profit organisation for young men, their parents and teachers. Through transformational workshops, camps and community events we facilitate courageous conversations and long-term behaviour change focused on healthy masculinity, mental health, respectful relationships and gender equality.

Job Summary
The role of the Community Engagement Coordinator is to design and facilitate events and workshops that engage the broader community around a world of healthy masculinity, and which support the emotional and psychological health and welfare of communities.

Key Responsibilities

(1) Co-designing community events, programs and workshops with The Man Cave’s broader community, which: (a) support attendees social and emotional needs;
(b) educate and empower attendees to support themselves, their peers and broader society;
(c) safely challenge destructive social norms or behaviours (e.g. suicide and violence); and
(d) provide opportunities for attendees to improve their mental health, wellbeing and self-efficacy.

(2) Monitoring and evaluating the impact of events, programs and workshops and reporting to the Head of Programs or CEO for regular improvement;

(3) Securing partnerships with community organisations, local and state government and values-aligned companies and enterprises to support our work and the programs you create;

(4) Ensuring all events, programs and workshops designed and delivered directly advance The Man Cave’s long-term goals of equipping young men with the social and emotional tools necessary to improve their own lives and strengthen their communities

Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience in facilitation.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience supporting a diverse range of community members and stakeholders to develop their self-efficacy, wellbeing and welfare.
  • A demonstrated understanding of cross-cultural sensitivities and ideas, either via study and/or direct experience.
  • Strong ability to use technologies, media, music and the arts to engage groups (especially young people).
  • Strong demonstrated experience designing and executing engaging events.
  • Strong relationship-building skills with a broad range of stakeholders.
  • An innovative and creative attitude.
Applications close 5pm Melbourne time on 12 October 2019. To apply for this role you must complete the online form at the URL below where you must also upload the following information and documents in PDF form:
  • your CV (no more than 2 pages);
  • your cover letter (no more than 1 page); and
  • the contact details of 2 professional referees
Application URL:

The Man Cave


Posted: 12 September 2019

Will be removed: 27 September 2019

Location:  Dandenong, VIC