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Program Facilitator - Creative Arts Educator Role

If you want:

  • To be involved in social education and youth development,
  • To support Mental Health Initiatives, or
  • The chance to make a real difference in the community
  • a workplace culture of empowered and loyal people?

We have a wonderful opportunity for you.

About Us:

Mind Blank & Edgeworth Memorial Neighbourbood Centre are working alongside each other to deliver creative arts-based programs across schools in the City of Lake Macquarie local government area in 2024.

Mind Blank is led by the Founder and CEO Ally Kelly. Her professional background is in psychology and the creative arts. To date she had dedicated over 12 years supporting the charity and 2021 she became a Suicide Prevention Australia award winner for her outstanding contribution to the sector. For further company information, please visit our website mindblank.org.au.

Edgeworth Memorial Neighbourbood Centre is a non-profit community-based service which provides a range of services within the Northlakes Area of Lake Macquarie. Originally Edgeworth Community Hall, the centre was built approximately 50 years ago on land donated to the community by The Joint Coal Board and contributions from members of the local community.  https://www.emnc.org.au/

What You'll Be Doing:


Workshop Facilitation 

This role entails the ability to facilitate interaction with program attendees and ensuring that the message of the early intervention program is clearly delivered. 

Conduct Role play 

As part of the Program Facilitator role you will be expected host some role play scenarios. You will be required to follow pre-designed systems and procedures to execute this task. 

Shared Event Logistic Responsibilities

This role entails ensuring all execution details and logistics are organised for the early intervention program and that staff are undertaking their duties in a safe working environment.

This is a casual engagement with flexible and varied hours, although the availability to work fortnightly is essential.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

The major objectives for the Program Facilitator roles are:

  • Deliver early intervention program workshop programs,
  • Assist in handling enquiries after a workshop,
  • Attend training and development to support early intervention programs,
  • Self-evaluating effectiveness against your own job description,
  • Facilitate live, online and hybrid workshops, and
  • Work closely with internal staff to successfully coordinate, deliver and facilitate Mind Blank programs.

What We Expect of You:

  • Some experience in presenting, teaching, educating or performing; ideally to primary school and high school age groups
  • An interest in working in the mental health, youth and/or community sector(s)
  • Mental Health First Aid and/or experience supporting early intervention practices in the workplace and/or willing to complete the equivalent training
  • The ability to engage, inspire and motivate school-aged audiences through face-to-face and digital mediums
  • A personal and professional standard  to which you hold yourself accountable
  • Proven experience in following systems and process
  • Resilience and the ability to handle unexpected changes
  • A current Driver’s License

Essential selection criteria

  • As a Facilitator, you must hold a valid and current Working with Children Check or Police check that is relevant to the State and Territory in which you work.
  • A tertiary qualification (Advanced Diploma or equivalent Bachelor’s Degree) in social or youth work, human or community services or other relevant field.
  • Must live in the Greater Hunter and Central Coast Region.

Next Steps

For further company information, please visit our website at mindblank.org.au.

Want to get in touch? Contact 0468912399 or info@mindblank.org.au, using the subject line: Program Facilitator Role enquiry for more details.

If you want to be part of an incredible company that makes a real difference in the community, apply now.

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