- Newly created role based close to Byron Bay
- Small, inspiring organisation with incredible culture
- $130,000 - $135,000 + Super + Salary Packaging
- 0.8 FTE over 5 days
Human Nature Adventure Therapy (Human Nature) support vulnerable and disengaged young people aged 14-22 in the northern rivers region who are struggling with mental health issues. They aim to transform trauma and disadvantage into healing and growth through innovative therapy programs that take place outside of conventional clinical settings.
According to Beyond Blue, 1 in 4 young Australians is currently experiencing a mental health condition, and half of all mental health conditions in adulthood emerge by age 14 and three quarters by the age of 24. Based on these statistics they are an essential service, their mission is, ‘Growing young people well’.
Human Nature’s focus on continuous quality improvement is woven throughout the organisation, from their operating systems, policies and strategies, to the way they support their people so that they can deliver the best therapeutic support for young people.
At every level Human Nature expect and offer good leadership, innovation and decision-making, so that the team can grow into the strongest, healthiest version of themselves.
Internally they approach strategy, planning, stakeholder engagement, and some operational decisions, in a helix-type model using and encouraging collective intelligence. They are an agile organisation, embracing change and innovation.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will serve as the leader, strategist and architect for the next phase of Human Nature’s impact. The role is key to enabling them thrive as an organisation with financial stability, deep philanthropic partnerships and a culture of integrity, compassion and high performance across all levels.
Reporting to small, engaged board the CEO has oversight of all strategy, policy development, finance, operations, business performance and HR and direct supervision of a leadership team of 3.
- Overall leadership & responsibility for day-to-day management of the organisation
- Oversee, manage & report to the Board on strategy, operations, performance & governance
- Develop high value fundraising relationships & key funding partnerships
- Lead Human Nature’s innovation, investment & growth strategy
- Establish enduring networks across the mental health sector
- Act as spokesperson & ambassador, building visibility & creating authentic partnerships across the sector.
- Financial management of the overall organisational budget, including driving an income generation strategy to achieve financial sustainability & growth
- Provide leadership & direction to meet strategic goals, ensuring impact & outcome evaluation across all program offerings
- Ensure effective administration and management information systems are in place
- Support & lead talent management decisions
- Embed an empowering culture of wellness, growth, collaboration, resilience, reflection & excellence
- Commitment & connection to Human Nature’s mission
- Demonstrated senior executive level leadership experience in the not-for-profit, for-purpose sector.
- Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills across diverse audiences and stakeholder groups.
- An inspiring leader, passionate about maintaining a strong organisational culture.
- Success developing dynamic partnerships across diverse stakeholder networks.
- High level knowledge of professional fundraising, philanthropy, grants and other income sources.
- A track record of applying an innovative and growth mindset and implementable actions within organisations.
- Advanced skills in strategy and policy development, budget development and oversight, and board and organisational reporting.
If you are looking to join a growing organisation, built on strong foundations but demanding innovation, energy and momentum then this could be the role for you!
Please send your resume or an expression of interest through the ‘Apply Now’ option or to Rebecca@beaumontpeople.com.au. If your experience is aligned we can provide you with an information pack to support your full application. Final closing date for applications is 15th January.
If you would like a confidential discussion prior to application please contact Rebecca or Victoria on 02 9133 9322.
*Please note our office will be closed from Dec 24th – 4th Jan. Calls & emails will not be returned during this time.
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