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Established in 1959, the Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) is a leader in preventative health in Australia with a long history of making significant contributions to state, national and international alcohol and drug policy.

We are passionate about prevention, because we believe it is always more effective than cure. We’re using advocacy, education, information and evidence-proven grassroots programs to change Australia’s drinking culture and reduce harm in our communities from drugs. We’re reaching millions of Australian every year.

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Over the last 5 years the ADF has experienced significant growth: doubling in size and revenue. This continuing growth and development represents significant new opportunities.

The ADF offers a range of purposeful career paths with positions available across the country – from research and program design, to program based roles in community development, and communications and engagement positions across our team.

We value courage, adaptability, collaboration and impact, and offer a positive work environment, flexible working arrangements and a proactive professional development. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Program Delivery Lead – Tackling Illegal Drugs

  • Play a key role in development and refinement of delivery of an emerging national health promotion program
  • Package in the range from $81,744.00 to $98,998.00 per annum (inclusive of superannuation and salary packaging benefits).
  • Based in our Adelaide office with regular interstate travel

About the role

The Program Delivery Lead – TID is responsible for the delivery of a series of forums and workshops that will support community sports clubs, leagues and associations to develop and implement illegal drugs policies. Establish and refine engagement and advice to build the confidence of club leaders and members to prevent and/or respond to illegal drug-related issues in a supportive, structured and consistent manner.

In this new role, you will:

  • Manage the delivery of forums and workshops across the country
  • Present community-based forums and facilitate workshops actively seeking and incorporating community feedback to ensure the delivery of initiatives that achieve demonstrable success on defined metrics and prevent harms from alcohol and other drugs within community sporting clubs
  • Provide insights and advice to actively contribute to development and national delivery of an efficient and effective community based program

A copy of the position description available below.

About you

As the successful candidate, you must live our values and possess outstanding presentation and facilitation skills including experience in public speaking and leading forums and workshops. You will also have experience in the delivery of community/adult information programs.

Additionally, you will have:

  • Experience facilitating high quality workshops and ability to manage challenging behaviours and group dynamics in line with program guidelines with an ability to problem solve and direct queries to subject matter experts as appropriate.
  • Self-motivated and demonstrated ability to work with limited direction
  • Able to quickly grasp and interpret local community issues relevant to program outcomes.
  • Exceptional time management skills with experience of working in an adaptive environment and ability to prioritise and manage conflicting project components in a dynamic and evolving situation.

The successful candidate for this role must be willing to undergo a Working with Children and Police check.

To apply

 Please send your application including a resume and response to the skills and knowledge section of the position description by midnight (AEST) Sunday 02 April 2017 to PeopleAndCulture@adf.org.au   

Please note, any application that doesn’t address the application requirements may not be considered. 

For enquiries, please contact Margie Fahy on 0438 548 514

Healthy Eating Project Lead

  • Maternity leave cover, part time fixed term until May 2018
  • Salary package from $67,134.62 to $78,581.93 per annum (includes superannuation and salary packaging benefits).
  • Based in Canberra or Melbourne Office
  • Flexible arrangement, 0.6 or 0.8 FTE

About the role

The Healthy Eating Project Lead is responsible for supporting the implementation and evaluation of the Good Sports Healthy Eating programs across Australia. This includes supporting the consolidation of the healthy eating criteria and supporting program resources for implementation in Good Sports programs across the country to create a nationally consistent approach.

A copy of the position description available below.

About you

  • A Tertiary qualification in Nutrition and Dietetics. Must be eligible to join the Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) program
  • A Minimum 2 years relevant post qualification experience
  • Knowledge/experience in nutrition and/or sports nutrition
  • Demonstrated success in coordinating a diverse range of projects.

To apply

Please send your application including a resume and response to the skills and knowledge section of the position description by midnight (AEST) on 2 April 2017 to PeopleAndCulture@adf.org.au    

Please note, any application that doesn’t address the application requirements may not be considered. Due to the volume of applications that we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For enquiries, please contact Lynn Gunning on 03 9611 6134.

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