connectEDspace - support for young people

Young people can face all sorts of pressures – including problems at school, with friends or at home.
connectEDspace is a website by Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV), dedicated to young people to help provide all the information they need to deal with the stuff they go through each day.

Aboriginal Family and Relationship Support

RAV provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and individuals to help strengthen family relationships.

Counselling provides an opportunity to talk with a professionally trained person to discuss couple issues, conflicts with friends, relationship breakdown, parenting, domestic violence, anxiety, depression, grief, sexual problems, childhood sexual abuse, stress and work related tensions and disputes.


Group Facilitator - Men's Behaviour Change Program - North and West Regions

  • Multiple casual positions available in the North and West suburbs as well as regional areas.
  • Relationships Australia Victoria is the leading provider of Men's Behaviour Change Programs.
  • Locations include – Melbourne Metropolitan North and West, Ballarat, Shepparton and Wangaratta.

Are you committed to ensuring women and children are safe from violence?

Are you committed to working with men to help them be responsible for their behaviour and increase their accountablity?

  • Salary

    $47.30 to $50.71 per hour (inclusive of casual loading)
  • Closing Date

  • Want to Apply?

    Please send your confidential written application using the online application form below and include a covering letter that addresses the Skills, Experience and Qualifications listed in the job ad as well as a current resume/CV. Applications close at 5pm.

About RAV

Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) is a valued provider of specialist family services.  Our vision is for positive, safe and respectful relationships for couples, families, schools, workplaces and communities.  Our objective is to relieve suffering, distress and helplessness and to enhance physical, social and emotional wellbeing. As a community-based, not-for-profit organisation with no religious affiliations, our services are for all members of the community, regardless of religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances. RAV provides services from 14 centres in metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria, and from additional outreach locations. The corporate support team is based in Camberwell.

About the role:

Reporting to the Senior Manager Western Region, your responsibilities include delivering specific family violence group programs to men who have used violent and controlling behaviours towards family members.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, or a related social science discipline.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the men’s behaviour change process and the gendered nature of family violence.
  • Commitment to advocating for non-violence and to living non-violently

Although not mandatory, the following would be highly desirable

  • Completion of ‘No to Violence’ Graduate Certificate in Male Behaviour Change Group Facilitation, Swinburne University.
  • Acquisition of 100 hours experience facilitating one or more MBC groups.
  • Eligibility for membership of a relevant professional body.
  • At least two years’ experience in the provision of group work, intake and assessment, counselling and support to women who have experienced family violence.

These roles are for service delivery in the north western suburbs and will include regional Victoria as well. You can expect that some or all of this work will be outside of normal office hours. 

RAV is a Public Benevolent Institution and EEO employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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    Attention: If you have a specific query regardings this position please call Fiona White, Senior Manager Western Region ph.03 9314 0444.