Sessional Facilitator – EOI

Sessional Facilitator – EOI



Contractual Basis


Do you want to work in a collaborative, supportive and rewarding environment?

Project description

The Resilient Kids Project aims to strengthen social and emotional wellbeing, increase help-seeking behaviours, improve understanding of emotions and enhance abilities to support peers. The initiative will largely be delivered through primary and secondary schools, with some activities delivered in communities to benefit young people who are not engaged in school systems.  The program will service all 7 local government areas within the Northern Rivers region who were impacted by the 2022 floods and provides opportunities for:

  • Children and young people to receive evidence-based disaster resilience, social and emotional wellbeing, and peer-to-peer support education
  • Children and young people to feel confident and in control of their situations, emotions and actions, both now and in preparation of other natural disasters potentially occurring in the future
  • Parents and carers to receive training that builds their resilience and capacity to provide emotional support to their children

We are seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced Sessional Facilitators across the 7 regions who will be engaged on a contract basis.


  • Deliver education and skills training courses and workshop with children, young people and parents/carers
  • Provide information to participants regarding child & adolescent development, health, resilience and safety
  • Provide information to participants regarding health and community services available in the community
  • Work collaboratively with co-facilitators to develop, deliver and evaluate courses

About You

Selection Criteria:

  • Experience in facilitating group programs with children, young people and parents/carers
  • A well-developed understanding of and ability to work within a strengths-based and solution focused practice framework
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of contemporary issues affecting families, young people and children
  • Highly developed interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Current driver’s license
  • A criminal record check (less than 12 months old) and a Working with Children check
  • Current ABN and relevant insurance including public liability ($10 million) and professional indemnity insurance ($5 million).

Please note that all successful applicants will need to undertake the following online training prior to any facilitation work being assigned:

  • Child safety principles through the Australian Human Rights Commission
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Competence Course – Module A through the Centre for Cultural Competence Australia
  • Privacy in Practice through the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
  • New Worker NDIS Induction Module through the NDIS Quality & Safeguards Commission
  • Other as required

A flat fee will be paid upon provision of certificates.


The Family Centre values diversity, lived experience and cultural knowledge. We respect the place first nation’s people hold in our community and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Equally we encourage people with disability, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to Apply

Please include your resume and a cover letter addressing the above selection criteria in your application.  

We are only accepting applications that are submitted via the ‘APPLY HERE‘ button below. Please do not submit your application by email.

For more information about this contractor role please contact Kat Fermanis 0448 189 382 or email [email protected] using the subject line: Sessional Facilitator EOI – Ballina

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