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PROGRAM FACILITATOR – Full Time 

We are seeking the right person to take on the job of a lifetime as one of our Program Facilitators

Working with one of the most innovative and fast growing not-for-profits in Australia and enjoying the opportunity to gain professional development and growth, working with an organisation that is making a real difference in the community.

The responsibilities include (not limited to):

  • Lead Fly Program retreat planning and execution for The Fly Program’s Men In Flight and AgSpirit retreats primarily in the NSW Snowy Mountains.
  • Lead the facilitation of Fly Program core activities of fly fishing, mountain biking, hikes and campfire cooking (training can be provided) in multi-day retreat settings. 
  • Manage pre and post program guest communications.
  • Manage program equipment including all inventory held in our storage facility.
  • Lead Program Volunteers pre-retreat, during retreats and post-retreats.
  • Other activities outside of the retreats as required.

The ideal candidate:

  • Must embrace The Fly Program mission.
  • Applicants should have Australian citizenship, or permanent Australian residency status
  • Must have knowledge and experience in fly fishing, mountain bike riding, outdoor operations (training can be provided for the right candidate).
  • Has strong logistics skills to plan and manage a calendar of retreat programs.
  • Proven ability to teach skills to groups.
  • Posses high EQ and have the ability to work and partner with a diverse range of people with empathy, insight and understanding 
  • Must be open minded and possess the skills to motivate staff and volunteers.
  • Must be able to work professionally and productively with board members.
  • Must be a born “self-starter” and goal-driven.
  • Must be open-minded with an innovative mind-set.
  • Must be organised, exhibit exceptional follow through, and have a willingness to get their hands dirty.
  • Must demonstrate professional conduct and excellence.

The other requirements are:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent written, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel (nationally) including for multi-day retreats.
  • Valid driver’s licence and transportation and mobile phone.
  • Suitable professional and personal references.
  • Flexible schedule and availability (including public holidays and weekends).

Position Opportunities

  • Work in one of the most innovative and fast growing not-for-profits in Australia 
  • Work with world leading outdoor companies
  •  Opportunity for professional development and growth in a rapidly growing organisation 
  • Enjoy the rewards of working with an organisation that is making a real difference in the community   

The position logistics:

  • Full-time – the role is 40 hours a week, (but won’t be standard Mon-Fri 9-5).
  • Role is based out of our head office in Jindabyne, NSW.
  • Potential ability to work partly from home. (In person attendance to all programs is required) 
  • Company 4x4 provided for work-based commitments 
  • $70,000 per year including superannuation.

Application instructions:

To be considered for the position please email admin@flyprogram.org.au with your resume and a cover letter ASAP as interviews will commence immediately for suitable candidates. Applications close 5pm Thursday 15 September, unless the position is filled sooner.

 

‘Fly Volunteers’ – Part-time

We are seeking to build a very special team of men and women to support our community work.

We have opportunities for volunteers at a number of levels within the organisation. From helping our team host retreats (men and women), supporting fundraising programs, to ensuring program equipment inventory is always ready to go in our warehouse.

You will be working with one of the most innovative and fast growing not-for-profits in Australia and enjoying the opportunity to gain professional development and growth, working with an organisation that is making a real difference in the community.

The responsibilities include (not limited to):

  • Attend and support facilitators to host Fly Program Men In Flight and AgSpirit retreats, primarily in the NSW Snowy Mountains.
  • Support participants to learn and enjoy Fly Program core activities of fly fishing, mountain biking, hikes and campfire cooking (training can be provided) in multi-day retreat settings.
  • Support facilitators with operational support during retreats
  • Support the operation of our inventory held in our storage facility.
  • Work with other volunteers during retreats.

The ideal candidate:

  • Must embrace The Fly Program mission
  • It is favourable to have attended a program as a participant
  • Applicants should be 18 years or older and be an Australian Citizen, or Permanent Resident.
  • Favourable to have knowledge and experience in fly fishing, mountain bike riding, outdoor operations (training can be provided for the right candidate).
  • Empathy to learn and build confidence to support our team to facilitate outdoor skills and experiences with participants.
  • Must be open minded and possess the skills to work with other staff and volunteers.
  • Must be able to undertake duties with professionalism
  • Must be a born “self-starter” and people-driven.
  • Must be open-minded with an innovative mind-set.
  • Must exhibit willingness to get their hands dirty.
  • Must demonstrate professional conduct.

The other requirements are:

  • Ability and willingness to travel (nationally) including for multi-day retreats (travel compensation can be provided).
  • Valid driver’s licence and transportation and mobile phone.
  • Valid First Aid Certificate
  • Flexible schedule and availability (retreats very often are hosted over weekends).

Position Opportunities

  • Formally affiliated with our Fly Program team through our website and communications.
  • Invitation to ongoing Fly Program team-building and training events.
  • Work in one of the most innovative and fast growing not-for-profits in Australia.
  • Work with world leading outdoor companies.
  • Opportunity for professional development and growth in a rapidly growing organisation.
  • Enjoy the rewards of working with an organisation that is making a real difference in the community.
  • Opportunity to work in some of Australia’s most iconic landscapes and enjoy sharing world-class experiences.

The position logistics:

  • Most retreats will be based out of our head office in Jindabyne, NSW.
  • Successful applicants can pick and choose program responsibilities in consultation with our team to support personal family and work commitments.
  • Volunteer accommodation and travel compensation provided for retreat based duties

Application instructions:

To be considered for the position please email admin@flyprogram.org.au with your resume and a cover letter.

ABOUT US

The Fly Program is an innovative non-profit based out of the NSW Snowy Mountains. Our mission at The Fly Program is to offer men opportunities to strengthen their mental well-being through action focused, adventure therapy in the natural world through fly fishing, mountain bike riding and other nature based experiences.  

The Fly Program’s goal is that all men are supported, resourced and empowered to be mentally fit and live their life to the fullest, whilst being their authentic selves. 

OUR CULTURE

Our culture at The Fly Program is something that we have worked hard to create. We are a dedicated team, and expect the same of those who join us. We are in the business of changing lives and this takes ordinary individuals willing to do extraordinary work. 

Our culture is deliberate and constantly evolving and growing, which requires forward thinking individuals willing to work together as a team to get the job done.  With a strong emphasis on flexibility, we make sure that team members bring their best to the workplace as well as the homes we all return to after hours.

OUR CORE VALUES

Our core values are our guiding principles at The Fly Program.  

Humility: Humility is an outward expression of how we approach situations and circumstances in our daily lives here at The Fly Program. We serve a mission greater than ourselves, so that others may live a life of purpose. We do not force ideas, but rather share and manage a process where change is authentically shaped by each individual. 

Integrity: We are entrusted with public resources in good faith that they will be used for their intended purpose. We commit to being honest, transparent and having strong moral principles in all aspects of our organisation, particularly as it relates to finances and internal operations.

Innovative: We have a team focus, work hard, adjust and move with constantly evolving conditions. As a team, we collaborate regularly on decisions and practices, choosing the best option to drive our mission forward. 

Balance: Bringing your best to The Fly Program is directly related to having a strong balance with family and looking after your own physical health and well-being. Balancing work, family and employee well-being is a priority to us.