NGO Recruitment’s NFP Hiring insights and salary snapshot 2022

Community Program Coordinator - Learner Driver

Organisation Name Brisbane Broncos
Location Brisbane
Date Posted 2023-05-26
Job Type Full-Time
Job Number 1068457
  • An iconic Australian sports brand supporting the local community
  • Facilitate and manage the Indigenous Learner Driver program
  • Youth focussed role in a collaborative, supportive & inclusive workplace


Broncos in the Community

Beyond their success as a professional football club, the Brisbane Broncos are dedicated to enhancing opportunities for disadvantaged youth and making a positive contribution to improving social equality between First Australian Peoples and other Australians.
Through the delivery of one of their community programs, the Learner Driver program sees the Broncos partnering with the State Government to remove an important barrier for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth by getting them on the road, assisted by a mentor and logging more hours towards getting their license. This in turn assists them in applying for better employment opportunities.

The Role

You will lead and manage the implementation of the Learner Driver program, planning and coordinating all activities to ensure success. You’ll support and manage all students and volunteers in scheduling supervised driving lessons and maintain timely and consistent communication with stakeholders including schools, community, sponsors, participants and their families. You will develop and nurture relationships with local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, industry, community and government contacts to grow the quality of the program. Additionally, you will:  
  • Provide ongoing coaching and feedback to a small team of volunteers
  • Retain volunteers and support students in understanding driving practices
  • Ensure compliance with Government requirements and make sure all KPIs are met
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on program outcomes
Benefits & Culture
  • Based in Red Hill, Brisbane with onsite parking and work from home flexibility 
  • Inclusive workplace culture with a focus on diversity and wellbeing
  • Access to events and discounts with a range of partners and sponsors
Skills Required 

You are a confident, proactive coordinator, youth support officer or similar, who demonstrates a high level of administration, planning and decision-making skills.
You have awareness around Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and protocols and you’re solutions focused, with the ability to work within a fast paced environment. Together with a driver’s licence, current Blue Card and relevant tertiary qualifications or experience in a like-minded role, you’re able to demonstrate:  
  • Proficiency in program management, project planning & scheduling arrangements
  • Exceptional time management skills with the ability to juggle various priorities concurrently
  • Experience in effectively communicating & building relations with a range of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and take initiative when delegating tasks
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply, as well as candidates from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people living with a disability, and LGBTIQ+ identifying people.
If you are motivated to use your youth support and program management skills to support this community program, please apply by sending your CV with a cover letter responding to the skills required section above. Alternatively, please call Sally Simmons (07) 5530 8066 if you have any specific questions.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

NGO Recruitment values equitable recruitment practices and is committed to representing candidates reflective of the diverse organisations and communities we work with. We welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds, ages, and identities, and are happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs. If you are interested in this position and have most of the skills or experience we are looking for, please go ahead and apply.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.