Overview

  • Excellent salary with NFP salary packaging
  • Work in an innovative environment
  • Full-time position, 6 month contract

Founded in 1972, Doxa is a non-denominational, not for profit organisation which has provided support to Victorian children and young people who have experienced disadvantage in their lives. Doxa provides education-related programs that help children and young people achieve their potential. Our programs support young people to develop critical life skills and the determination to achieve their goals and make the most of their abilities, despite their life circumstances.

The Activity Instructor/Journey Guide, will be an experienced outdoor activities facilitator, self-driven, and have a personal commitment to excellence plus a strong desire to create a positive impact in the lives of over 7,000 young people each year. The ability to engage, support and drive staff to the achievement of Doxa’s outcomes is critical.

This role is an exceptional opportunity for someone who is passionate about working with young people. It is imperative that you are a confident facilitator who is highly organised, productive and able to work autonomously. You must be innovative, enjoy overcoming challenges and have the ability to make decisions.

To succeed in this role you will possess:

  • Experience in facilitating multi-day field-based outdoor education programs
  • Flexibility to attend overnight journey programs, school holiday camps and events outside standard working hours
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Qualifications in Outdoor Education, Outdoor Recreation, Youth Work or similar.

It is desirable that the successful applicant has or be willing to obtain:

  • High and low ropes conductor qualification
  • An artificial climbing and abseiling qualification
  • Wilderness First Aid.

The successful applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Check and be willing to undergo a national/ international police history check. Doxa is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates applying will need to meet all compliance requirements. Doxa is an equal opportunity employer and encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background or people with a disability to apply.

How to apply for this job
A detailed position description is available by emailing hr@doxa.org.au.

Initial enquiries and requests for further information may be directed in confidence to Luke Mahoney, Acting Manager, Malmsbury Camp: (03) 5473 4310.

After reviewing the position description please forward your application (including a cover letter) via email to hr@doxa.org.au by 5pm on Sunday, 24th September 2017.

 

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