Position Vacant

Program Manager - General

About Mental Illness Education ACT (MIEACT)

MIEACT is an innovative and well-respected community mental health educator which, since 1993, has worked to promote understanding and awareness of mental health throughout the ACT community. By embracing the lived experience, MIEACT's mission as a purpose driven, not-for-profit organisation is to develop and deliver education awareness programs in schools, the community and businesses that increase mental health knowledge and awareness, and support early intervention education and health promotion.

About the role

This exciting and varied role will utilise your strong training and human resource skills and creativity. As a self-starter you will forge an effective partnership as second in command to the Executive Officer and:

  • Design and deliver programs including PTSD, Stress Better, School Education

  • Recruit and train Volunteer Educators

  • Ensure contract outcomes and deliverables are met

  • Oversee a team of staff and volunteers


Skills & experience


  1. Organised leader able to deliver outcomes

  2. Capacity to work collaboratively with mental health consumers and carers, and an understanding of how mental illness can impact on people.

  3. Develop, deliver and evaluate training packages

  4. Minimum three years management experience including HR and Finance operations, ideally within a small organisational context

  5. Streamline systems and processes to underpin efficient and effective operations


Applications close Monday 17 July.

Successful applicants will be invited to a panel interview the following week.

For an application pack, contact Sammy Lambert at [email protected] or call (02) 6257 1195.


Right to live and work

You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job. 

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