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$88,702 + Super

Full Time – Fixed Term 12 Month Contract


Life at Coast Shelter

Coast Shelter is a leading Central Coast not for profit charity assisting families, adults and young people with complex issues arising from their experience of homelessness, abuse and neglect. Our organisation is driven by our mission to deliver innovative solutions to address homelessness, violence and poverty to achieve immediate and lasting changes.

At Coast Shelter, you'll be joining a team of committed staff and volunteers who work to end Homelessness and Domestic and Family Violence within our community. We are bold with ideas and operate with pace and passion. Coast Shelter employees are innovative professionals who are driven to help make positive change within our community.


The Role

LOVE BiTES is a well-established Respectful Relationships Education Program created by the National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) for young people aged 11-17 years that has been facilitated in schools across Australia since 2004.

We are currently looking for a passionate leader to join Coast Shelter and coordinate LOVE Bites Central Coast to deliver NAPCAN’s full suite of Love Bites and Love Bites Junior programming which is delivered to Central Coast schools.

The position will be responsible to develop and grow relationships within the local school community both public and private to enhance early intervention opportunities for young people delivered by Coast Shelter. The position manages research and development opportunities, program reporting and evaluation.

The LOVE Bites program is delivered by skilled facilitators who are experienced working with young people and are comfortable in working in the area of sexual assault and relationship violence.  The position is responsible for the management and supervision of LOVE Bites facilitators and will be required to facilitate the program on occasion.


Our Values

  • Respect
  • Innovation
  • Connection
  • Trust

Ways we Reward You!

  • Competitive remuneration package including access to extensive salary packaging offerings
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Values driven organisation
  • Employee Assistance Program offering free and confidential counselling and support


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Job CategoryTraining & Education
Job FieldEducation & Training
Employment BasisFull Time
Salary Range$80,000 — $90,000
LocationCentral Coast NSW


All about You

You hold a relevant tertiary qualification and are driven to make a difference in the lives of young people through early intervention programs. The successful applicant will have a minimum 3 years’ management experience and have an advanced understanding of child protection issues and the impact of trauma and the effect on child behaviour and development. Experience delivering health or wellbeing programs to students in NSW high schools will be highly regarded.

To be considered for the position you must be able to address the essential criteria below; 

  • Strong project coordination skills
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in Community Sector Services
  • Experience supervising staff and providing staff professional feedback and support
  • Presentation, organisation and facilitation skills
  • An understanding of community impact from sexual assault and domestic violence
  • Experience working with young people in a group setting
  • Extensive knowledge of local referral support options for young people and their families

How to Apply

Call to Action 

If you are passionate about being a leading voice for ending Domestic & Family Violence and bettering the lives of young people on the Central Coast, please click apply and submit a CV together with a cover letter responding to the essential criteria listed above.

If you are successful in gaining employment with Coast Shelter you must hold a NSW driver licence, First Aid Certificate, National Criminal Record Check and Working with Children Check.

Enquires: Jason Brown People & Culture Manager

We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices and the principles of cultural diversity. Coast Shelter strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Coast Shelter

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