About the Community-led Safe Spaces Project

Roses in the Ocean has played a central role in developing innovative ‘safe space’ models at both state and national levels. Roses in the Ocean leverages its expertise in working with people with a lived experience of suicide, co-design initiatives, and our role in establishing the emerging Suicide Prevention Peer Workforce to tailor the versatile Community-led Safe Space model to meet the unique, specific and evolving needs of each community.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Community-led Safe Spaces, the Community-led Safe Spaces Project Coordinator is responsible for providing proactive support and guidance to Working Groups as well as mentoring Working Group members to establish and implement their Community-led Safe Space in accordance with the parameters of the project.

Key responsibilities:

  • Collaboratively work with team members to oversee project coordination tasks to support the establishment and implementation of the Community-led Safe Spaces project aligned to project timeline milestones.
  • Provide regular mentoring sessions with Working Group members for the duration of the project.
  • Support the onboarding and upskilling of volunteer Peer CARE Companions.
  • Implement best practice service delivery processes, ensuring they are maintained and aligned to the fidelity of the service model.
  • Maintain quality information management and reporting, ensuring project expenditure aligns with the budget.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement and evaluation of the Community-led Safe Spaces project.

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