Playblocks Project Lead

Are you looking for a meaningful way to support children and young people with your exceptional project management and stakeholder management skills? The Venny Inc is seeking a Project Lead for our new initiative Playblocks which will operate on two new sites in North Melbourne and Flemington.   Bring your passion, attention to detail, and capacity and lead the development of this program.  The project will bring a model of play to communities who experienced the tower lockdowns in Melbourne and their neighbours. The Venny Inc focuses on the needs of 5-16 year olds and has 40 years experience in early intervention and prevention using risk taking play.

Applications due Midnight by email to Kirsty.Ellem@thevenny.org.au  Wednesday June 2 2021

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Salary information: $70-75Kper anum pro rata. 06 position 6 month contract  plus 9.5% superannuation. The organisation offers salary packaging via CBB and is a registered charity.

Contact Kirsty Ellem on kirsty.ellem@thevenny.org.au for further information


Crucial to The Venny’s focus on breaking the cycle of welfare dependence, is its commitment to maximizing school attendance, and building pathways to education and employment. The Venny assists young people to find employment, acting as referee for job applications and offering work experience, employment and mentoring to young members of the local community.


There are many opportunities to volunteer at The Venny, keep a eye on our facebook page for working bees and other community events. If interested in volunteering Please fill out the form at the bottom of the page or contact us on 03 9376 0589.


The Venny believes in education and promoting the use of play in many disciplines. We have Social Work, Youth Work, Community Development, Teachers and Artist complete placement at The Venny. If you are seeking placement please fill out the form below or contact us on 03 9376 0589.*

*Please note that the Venny is a child safe organisation and all volunteers and students are required to have a Working With Children Check.