We are now welcoming applications for the role of Program Manager, with the role to commence in January 2024.

Position Description: Program Manager Position Description (PDF)


Alpine Valleys Community Leadership Fund Ltd (AVCL) is a not-for-profit organisation, delivering contemporary leadership programs, short courses and workshops across the North East VIC and NSW Border regions. Since our first program delivery in 1998, we have continued to evolve our offerings and are driven by our mission to grow the leadership capacity and voice of people and communities.

The team of AVCL staff is small and robust, and work 100% remotely from home. The organisation is supported by a strategic Board made up of nine voluntary members. Staff meetings are conducted monthly in person in Wangaratta, and the Program Manager will undertake regular travel across the North-East and Border Regions to lead and deliver program days.

About the role:

Reporting to the Executive Officer, the Program Manager is responsible for the design, coordination, delivery and evaluation of designated community leadership programs and workshops, including face to face facilitation of program days and retreats. The Program Manager plays a vital role in supporting the success of the organisation, drawing upon their well-developed skills to ensure programs are delivered on time, within budget, and meet the expectations of participants and other stakeholders.

In 2024, the Program Manager will be responsible for the delivery of two programs, being the Annual Program (0.5 time allocation), and a drought readiness program (0.3 time allocation.) Design and delivery of other workshops or skills sessions representing AVCL are part of the role, as fits within the Program Manager’s capacity and work plan.

We encourage diverse candidates to apply, including women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from multicultural backgrounds, people with disability, veterans, young people, and people over 45 years old, even if your experience doesn’t align perfectly.

Other requirements

To be considered for this role, you must have full rights to work in Australia and hold a current Australian Driver’s license. Use of own vehicle reimbursed at ATO rate.
How to apply

After reading the full Position Description, if you feel this role is right for you, please apply with your CV and a one-page cover letter outlining your experience and suitability. Please note that you are not required to provide individual responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description. Your CV should include two current references.

Applications can be made to Madeline Hines, Interim Executive Officer, via eo@avclp.org.au

Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 22 November.

Short listed applicants may be contacted to participate in an interview prior to the closing date.

Enquiries can be made to Madeline Hines, Interim Executive Officer, via eo@avclp.org.au