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Op Shop Supervisor

Applications close Thursday, 26 August 2021

About the Program  

The Wingspan Project supports marginalised young people into sustainable mainstream employment.  Wingspan operates a three-step model provides wraparound support to the young people, trains and employs them in Wayside’s own social enterprises, and then transitions them into mainstream employment.

About the Position 

As a key role within the social enterprise, the Op Shop Supervisor plays a pivotal part in achieving the commercial and the social-impact targets. On the commercial side, the Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the store and online platforms and for ensuring the stores remain profitable and successful.  On the social impact side, the Supervisor is responsible for the training and development of the Wingspan Trainees, ensuring continuous progression and utilising each possible experience as an opportunity for growth and development.

To access the full position description and job information pack, click here. 

Application and Recruitment Process

Applicants should provide a copy of their resume, a covering letter that outlines how your skills and experience meet the job requirements.  Applications close on 26th August 2021, but please note that applications will be assessed as they are received and the role will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.

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Employment Support Manager

Applications close Saturday, 31 July

Employment Support Manager

About the Program  

Based in Bondi, The Wingspan Project is Wayside’s youth employment pathway.  The program supports marginalised young people into sustainable mainstream employment.  Wingspan operates a three-step model provides wraparound support to the young people, trains and employs them in Wayside’s own social enterprises, and then transitions them into mainstream employment.  Wayside operates several dynamic social enterprises which function as workplaces for the young people from Wingspan to learn, train, and gain employment.

About the Position 

The Employment Support Manager supports the young people in Step 2 of the program.  The young people in Step 2 have progressed through the pre-employment training phase and have each achieved employment within one of Wayside’s own social enterprises.  There are two key objectives of this role.  Firstly, to provide the outside-of-work support that will enable the young person to sustain and thrive in their job.  Secondly, to support the young people to develop their general professionalism, and to build a positive idea of themselves as a worker, and to then to progress out into a job of their choice of role in the mainstream workforce.

Responsibilities  

The Employment Support Manager is responsible for:

  • Delivering holistic support and care coordination to the group of young people employed in Wayside’s social enterprises
  • Collaborating with managers in the social enterprises to support and advise them on strategies for effectively managing, training, and developing the young people
  • Facilitating group workshops and meetings between the young people, aimed at supporting them to learn about and understand their workplace and to sustain and succeed in their employment
  • Working individually with each young people to develop their understanding of themselves as a worker, and to build their own career plans and to start working towards them
  • Tracking and reporting on the progress and development of the young people against individualised employment goals
  • Collaborating with Wayside Chapel staff in the ongoing development of the Wingspan Project

To view the full Position Description and job information pack click here. 

Application and Recruitment Process

Applicants should provide a copy of their resume and a covering letter that outlines how your skills and experience meet the job requirements.

Applications close on 31 July 2021, but please note that applications will be assessed as they are received and the role will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found.

Apply here

Contact

Email: [email protected] 

Phone: (02) 9581 9115

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