Community Outreach Lead

Community Outreach Lead

Permanent Part-time (4 Days/week)

Salary: Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010
(Social and Community Services Employee) Level 7.1

Are You Ready to Champion Women's Health and Equality? Join WHISE as Our New Community Outreach Lead!

Location: South East Melbourne

Hours: Permanent Part-Time (4 days/week)

Competitive Salary: Level 7.1 underSCHADS Award

About Us:

Since 1988, WHISE has been at the forefront of women's health advocacy in Victoria. We're not just an organization; we're a movement dedicated to empowering women across 10 local government areas, from South Melbourne to the Mornington Peninsula.

Your Role:

As our Community Outreach Lead, you'll be the bridge between WHISE and the diverse communities we serve. Your creativity and passion will drive programs

that break down barriers and uplift women, especially those from migrant and refugee backgrounds.

What You'll Do:

  • Craft innovative strategies to build lasting community partnerships
  • Design and lead health promotion programs that make a real difference
  • Tailor evidence-based approaches for unique cultural contexts
  • Be the voice for women's health at community events and forums
  • Secure funding to expand our impact

Who You Are:

  • A qualified professional in health promotion, social work, or related fields
  • An experienced program designer with a track record of community engagement
  • A champion for gender equality and social justice
  • An excellent communicator with cross-cultural sensitivity
  • Someone who brings their whole self to work, including lived experiences


  • Make a tangible impact on women's lives in your community
  • Work with a diverse, passionate team of change-makers
  • Flexible, supportive work environment
  • Opportunity for professional growth and development

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How to Apply

Ready to Take the Lead?

Apply now through the Ethical Jobs website and join us in creating a healthier, more equitable future for all women in South East Melbourne!

To apply for this role please submit a cover letter that responds to the position description and also a copy of your latest CV. We are keen to understand how your experience can achieve the goals and outcomes of the role and also, why you want to work with WHISE.

Mark your correspondence Atten: Kit McMahon, CEO, Women’s Health in the South East (WHISE)

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Other Information:

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If you have any other queries, please feel free to contact WHISE by email – (Mark your email Attention CEO: Kit McMahon, noting the role you want to speak about.)