Mentors for community projects wanted   

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Toyota Community Foundation and the City of Port Phillip have partnered to deliver the Toyota Mentoring Program. This program offers Port Phillip local community organisations the opportunity to access specialised one-to-one mentoring support at no cost.

Successful candidates will be paid $100 an hour for providing mentorship for projects to be delivered by February, 2018.

The program targets small to medium sized not-for-profit community organisations and groups that offer services and support to people residing within the City of Port Phillip. Up to four organisations are mentored annually building organisational and community capacity and are selected through an open and transparent application process as part of Council’s community strengthening initiatives.

The aim of the program is to build the management and operational capabilities of local community organisations and to help them operate independently whilst facilitating stronger networks within Port Phillip.

Mentor positions are required to provide up to four community organisations with face to face meetings (either with a staff member or avolunteer), to develop a range of leadership and business planning skills while further developing an agreed project. The objective of the program is to enhance capacity and enable more efficient and effective operation of service delivery.

Services are to be provided within the Port Phillip municipality, including the main office of Toyota located in Port Melbourne

This application is to enable City of Port Phillip to determine an appropriate organisation/person with an identified area of expertise that is skilled in the area of leadership development and working with community.

The aim of the program is to build the management and operational capabilities of local community organisations and to help them operate independently through a mentoring relationship.

 ASSESSMENT CRITERIA: 

  • Broad based skills, qualifications and experience in strategic planning and development.
  • Experience of the not-for-profit sector.
  • Previous mentoring and or leading/ managing people experience.
  • Understanding of Community Development Principles and Practice.

You can learn more about the program at www.portphillip.vic.gov.au/funds_grantsThe Council is also currently offering community grants, open till March 24, 2017. 

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