Current Opportunities

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

The I CAN Network is always looking for new people to join our movement. Have a look at our current opportunities, sign up to our email to hear about future opportunities, or contact us if you think you have something to offer that isn’t listed.

We all have a role to play in proving what people on the Spectrum CAN do. The I CAN Network’s vision is a world that benefits from embracing Autism, and we are Australia’s first social enterprise established by people with Autism. Make history and help us power a generation-wide rethink of Autism, from ‘I Can’t’ to ‘I CAN’.

What is it like to work for the I CAN Network?

Be positive

With every person and in every situation, we focus on strengths. With our diversity and such a direct connection to Autism, there’s no limit to what we can do for people on the Spectrum.

‘You never know what you CAN do until you try’ – Paul, Business Analyst

Be gutsy

When you join our team you meet the most courageous people you have ever met. We’re constantly pushing ourselves to grow. We back people on the Spectrum with everything we have.

‘I didn’t know I was capable of doing this and now I’m doing it’ – Max, Speakers Agency Coordinator

Build networks

We put the work in at the ground level to build the rights supports for people on the Spectrum – in their schools, universities/ TAFEs, workplaces and communities. We train our people to be leaders so that our network keeps expanding.

‘I got involved in my old school through being a mentor-in-Training and now I mentor at three schools’ – Caitlin, Mentor

OPPORTUNITIES

We are looking for a local doer and connector in Albury/ Wodonga who will bring I CAN to life locally with passion and purpose

The Project Manager will be responsible for the stakeholder management, project coordination and growth of I CAN Ovens & Murray, the regional network for I CAN Network across the Ovens & Murray region. This will involve building and maintaining relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders, including people on the Spectrum, families, schools, universities TAFEs, businesses and investors, I CAN Network staff, etc. The Project Manager will need to feel a connection and/ or genuine passion for the strengths of people on the Autism Spectrum. To be successful, the Project Manager will view Autism through a positive lens and embrace I CAN’s purpose – to prove what people on the Spectrum CAN do.

How to Apply?

Please apply in writing to [email protected] with ‘Attn: Chris – Project Manager application’ in the subject title by Friday 20 January 2017. You will need to attach a CV and cover letter. After 20 January you will be notified if you have progressed to the next round of the recruitment process.

We are looking for Network Leaders in Kyabram and Goulburn Valley and Bendigo

I CAN Network, Australia’s first social enterprise founded by people with Autism, is looking for highly skilled group facilitators to deliver its new mentoring programs as ‘Network Leaders’ in the 2017 calendar year. Reporting to their Regional Manager, Network Leaders will work with/ and coach their local Mentor on the Spectrum to co-deliver regular group mentoring sessions for a select group of individuals on the Spectrum at schools, TAFEs and/ or in communities. The commitment would involve a minimum of five hours per mentoring session and availability during school hours. Successful applicants will have experience with facilitation, a passion for the individual strengths of people on the Spectrum and be able to relate to the experiences of mentees. Please refer to the Position Description for full details.

How to Apply?

Please apply in writing to [email protected] with ‘Attn: Jeff – Network Leader application’ in the subject title by Friday 13 January (midnight). You will need to attach a CV and cover letter, including the geographical region you are applying for. After 13 January you will be notified whether you have progressed to the next round of the recruitment process.

We are looking for Mentors in Kyabram and Goulburn Valley and Bendigo

I CAN Network, Australia’s first social enterprise founded by people with Autism, is looking for people with a strong connection to Autism to co-deliver its new mentoring programs as ‘Mentors’ in the 2017 calendar year. Reporting to their Regional Manager, Mentors will work with the Network Leader they have been assigned to co-deliver regular group mentoring sessions for a select group of individuals on the Spectrum at schools, TAFEs and/ or in communities. The commitment would involve a minimum of five hours per mentoring session and availability during school hours. Successful applicants will be able to relate to the experiences of mentees on the Spectrum, have emerging facilitation skills and a passion for the individual strengths of people on the Spectrum. Please refer to the Position Description for full details.

How to Apply?

Please apply in writing to [email protected] with ‘Attn: Jeff – Mentor application’ in the subject title by Friday 13 January (midnight). You will need to attach a CV and cover letter, including the geographical region you are applying for. After 13 January you will be notified whether you have progressed to the next round of the recruitment process.

The I CAN Network, Australia’s first social enterprise founded by people on the Autism Spectrum, is looking for an experienced Social Media Officer. Our Social Media Officer is responsible for building the I CAN Network’s presence across various social media channels. This involves matching I CAN’s purpose with social media trends and creating engaging ways for the public to understand and connect with I CAN’s purpose – proving what people on the Spectrum CAN do.

How to apply?

Please apply in writing to [email protected] with ‘Social Media Officer application’ in the subject title with the following:

  • A cover letter addressing the position’s core responsibilities and why you are so passionate about I CAN’s cause
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV), which includes the names and contact details of at least two referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor)

To enable you in the application process, please let us know if you have a preferred method of communication.

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Friday the 18th of November, 2016

The I CAN Network, Australia’s first social enterprise founded by people on the Autism Spectrum, is looking for an extremely capable Grants Officer to join our team. The role involves identifying, capturing, and maintaining additional grant-based funding to support I CAN’s goals and programs; managing a database of funding opportunities; advising stream directors and ‘Core Enablers’ on potential funding opportunities, and suggesting ways to increase program attractiveness to funders. Most importantly, applicants will need to show a genuine passion for proving what people with Autism CAN do, and feel strongly aligned to I CAN’s core values.

How to apply?

Please apply in writing to [email protected] with ‘Grants Officer application’ in the subject title with the following:

  • A cover letter addressing the position’s core responsibilities and why you are so passionate about I CAN’s cause
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV), which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor)
  • Evidence of holding, or applying for a Working With Children Check and Police Check
  • Completed of Grants Officer Exercise (see following attachment)

Grants Officer Exercise:

In a recent survey of our community regarding I CAN and recruitment practices, many identified that often, traditional recruitment practices do not allow for the best showcase of capabilities. We have therefore included a practical task relevant to the advertised position to complete as part of the application process. Clear instructions are included in the attached pdf. For any questions, please contact Gabby at [email protected].

To enable you in the application process, please let us know if you have a preferred method of communication.

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Sunday the 9th of October, 2016

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