Prevent men’s violence against women

Schools Programs Coordinator (North Sydney)

Role Purpose:

This full-time role coordinates and supports the delivery and further development of White Ribbon Australia’s schools programs, the Breaking the Silence (BTS) Program and the WA Respectful Relationships Teaching Support Program (WA RRTSP). White Ribbon’s Respectful Relationships Education programs provide professional development for principals, teachers and other school staff that supports them to embed models of respectful relationships in school culture and classroom activities. The programs support schools and school staff to build on initiatives, policies and curriculum to promote the school as a respectful centre for education, safe workplace, and as a vehicle for driving social positive change.

White Ribbon Vision and Purpose:

White Ribbon is the world’s largest movement of men and boys working to end men’s violence against women and girls. White Ribbon Australia, as part of this global social movement, works through a primary prevention approach understanding that men are central to seeing the social change necessary to prevent men’s violence against women. Through community engagement, we engage men to stand up, speak out and act to influence the actions of men, demand change and drive gender equality.

Vision: A nation that respects women, in which every woman lives in safety free from all forms of men’s abuse.
Purpose: Engaging men to make women’s safety a man’s issue too.

White Ribbon Core Values:

  • Courage– courage in facing challenge and finding creative, innovative solutions
  • Integrity– ethical, honest and accountable to all
  • Respect– compassionate, honouring and acknowledging difference and upholding dignity
  • Collaboration– working collaboratively to drive positive social change
  • Leadership– leaders in driving lasting, positive, normative change

We are committed to providing an inclusive workplace culture where all our staff are valued and recognised for their unique qualities, ideas and perspectives. We acknowledge the skills and perspectives that people may bring to the workplace by gender, race, ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status or other difference. We encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We are committed to providing a working environment that values diversity and inclusion which supports all employees to reach their full potential. Our commitment is demonstrated through workplace diversity and inclusion strategies, policies and initiatives.

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience in program management.
  • At least 5 years’ proven capacity in relationship management with a range of stakeholders.
  • High level verbal and written communication skills that can be tailored to a wide range of audiences. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others and forge connections and collaborative partnerships with people from a wide variety of backgrounds that enhance organisational goals.
  • Experience in or sound understanding of the violence prevention sector.
  • A commitment to inclusive practices in program design and delivery.
  • Ability to prioritise and work collaboratively and flexibly to fulfil individual and team performance targets/expectations.
  • Highly developed organisational and time management skills; high level of initiative and can do mentality.
  • High level attention to detail.
  • High level competency in Microsoft Office and data management.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Sciences, Education, Management or equivalent.


  • Experience in community services or the not-for-profit sector.
  • Experience in working with the education sector.
  • Hands on experience in design and/or delivery of programs and projects in collaboration with diverse audiences, including people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
  • An understanding of WH&S principles in the workplace.

A full position description is attached here.

Please address your application to HR Manager, White Ribbon Australia: using the subject line: Schools Program Coordinator via White Ribbon Australia.

We would like to start interviewing for this role, in the week commencing 29 July 2019.

All applicants MUST submit a covering letter, resume and address the selection criteria. Completing an up-to-date National Criminal History Record Check clearance and a Working with Children Check is a requirement of this position.

Any application that does not address these areas will not be considered.

This full-time contracted role is up to end of June 2020 (with probable extension) and is based in North Sydney. The salary band is from $65K-70K (inclusive 9.5% Superannuation).

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