Position Vacant: Manager

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On account of the retirement of Chris Hazelman OAM, the position of Manager will become vacant. The Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District seeks applications for the position of Manager. Applications for this position will close on 27 April 2023

Position Vacant: MANAGER

Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District Inc. Full time

Unique opportunity for a Manager, preferably with experience in the Multicultural / Settlement sector to lead and direct a not-for-profit and contribute to a sustainable future for the organisation.

  • Lead a values-driven organisation with a diverse staff and quality service delivery;
  • Strategically support the interests of the multicultural community; and
  • Enjoy the magnificent lifestyle and cultural diversity of the Region.


The Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District Inc. is a peak body whose mission is to promote and represent the social, cultural and economic well-being of ethnic communities in the Goulburn Valley Region through the provision of quality and innovative settlement, refugee support, community development and information and advocacy services.

The Board is seeking to appoint a Manager, who will champion the organisation’s vision in line with its values and culture.


The Manager will be responsible to the Board for managing the human, financial and physical resources and driving strategies to consolidate established funding and to develop and expand other government, corporate or philanthropic revenue opportunities. Additionally, the successful candidate will develop and maintain key stakeholder and community networks, professional and collaborative relationships to support the success of the organisation.

The Board are keen to appoint an executive who has experience or strong understanding of the multicultural sector. Experience in establishing new programs will also be well regarded.


The ideal candidate will have achieved success at Manager level and have a leadership style that fosters collaboration, inclusiveness, and motivates a diverse team of staff. High level emotional intelligence, interpersonal and communication skills will be essential in addition to demonstrated fiscal management experience, budgeting, and strong governance skills.

Demonstrated high level analytical and problem-solving skills will also be critical. Previous experience in a similar organisation or commitment to the multicultural sector will be highly regarded.


A three year contract is on offer in addition to a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to make a difference for multicultural and settling communities in the Greater Shepparton and broader region. The successful candidate will be joining a team of enthusiastic and passionate people and an organization with an enviable reputation for service delivery and innovation.


Applications for this position will close on 27 April 2023
An information pack can be obtained by contacting the Ethnic Council on 58312395 or by email at info@ethniccouncil.com.au

For further information contact the Board President Maria Brown-Shepherd on 0407 269 692


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