Programs Manager

ICYS seeks to employ a suitably qualified and experienced professional to fill the following position:

Title: Programs Manager 
Hours: 75 hours per fortnight
Term: Full time, fixed term to 30/06/2022, possibility of extension
Location: Based at various ICYS office locations
Award: Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Award 2010 (QLD TPEO rates), Level 6 (currently $90,000 to $94,700 – pay point to be determined based upon qualifications and experience), plus leave loading, superannuation and salary sacrifice
Responsible to: ICYS Chief Executive Officer
Accountable to: ICYS Chief Executive Officer and ICYS Management Committee

About ICYS:

ICYS Ipswich Community Youth Service, a not-for-profit community-based organisation, has been providing assistance and support to at-risk children, young people, their families and their communities in the Ipswich and surrounding regions since 1983. As a multi-service organisation funded by five Queensland Government departments, ICYS provides a range of support programs and activities to assist and empower young people to make positive choices and decisions for their future.

For over 37 years, ICYS has been providing support and assistance to children and young people based on individual need including assistance with educational engagement, housing and homelessness, vocational training, employment assistance, crime prevention & intervention, disability support, information, referral, advocacy, practical assistance, drop-in, emergency relief and recreational activities in the Ipswich and surrounding regions. Each year ICYS provides direct services to over 2000 children and young people across five Local Government Areas (Ipswich, Somerset, Lockyer Valley, Scenic Rim and the western suburbs of Brisbane) from our offices in Ipswich and Lowood.

Position Outline:

The Programs Manager provides direct support and supervision to the staff delivering ICYS’ funded programs to at risk young people and their families. The position encompasses a variety of funded programs of varying size and output requirements and operates out of all ICYS Office and Youth Hub locations.  Information about current ICYS Programs can be found here: ICYS Programs Listing Oct2020

This position sits within the Management strata and is the direct link between the staff delivering the organisations’ youth-focused programs that support at risk young people, many with high needs and often in crisis, and the Chief Executive Officer. The ability to multitask, work to competing deadlines, manage a variety of personalities and work within an organisation that supports the empowerment of young people is essential.


Applications close 9am Monday 16th November 2020.