The Big Issue Classroom Facilitator.

Do you have a passion for social justice?

Want to make a difference?

This new role is the perfect mix of education and community development.

  • Engage and educate schools students and community groups
  • Drive generational social change
  • Casual position based in Melbourne CBD.

The Big Issue Classroom is a social enterprise run by The Big Issue Australia that delivers a range of different educational workshops educating primary and secondary students, community groups and corporate audiences on issues surrounding homelessness and marginalisation.

Working casually in the city, the Facilitator will deliver one-hour workshops to secondary school students and manage the involvement of guest speakers who have personally experienced homelessness.

The successful candidate will have sound experience in teaching or facilitating training or workshops, have an understanding and appreciation of issues faced by homeless people, and a passion for working with diverse groups of people.

A level of comfort working one-on-one with guest speakers and advanced public speaking skills are a must. Sensitivity and good judgement are essential, and tertiary qualifications are preferred.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to classroom@bigissue.org.au, using the subject line: Facilitator application, by COB Friday 1st May.