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The fact that we are a neurodiverse, Autistic-centered organisation influences every aspect of our work culture. We aim to support all team members in roles which capitalise on individual strengths, respect personal schedules and capacity to provide meaningful growth opportunities over time.

ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT A WORLD THAT EMBRACES AUTISM?

If so, we invite you to learn more about opportunities with our I CAN team. A key distinguishing feature of I CAN, and a source of enormous strength, is our commitment to ensuring that at least 50% of our team is Autistic. We feel very strongly about providing a workplace which celebrates and nurtures Autistic talent and also attracts non-Autistic team members who relish the opportunity to work for an Autistic-led organisation. 
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WHAT IS IT LIKE TO WORK FOR I CAN?

I CAN Network, Australia’s largest Autistic-led organisation, is looking for Mentors to deliver our mentoring programs both online, Australia-wide and face to face in schools. 

  • Training provided.

  • Inclusive and supportive workplace.

  • Flexible working hours – Perfect for students or someone wanting stable casual work.

  • You must be 18 yrs or older. Driver’s License and own transport strongly preferred. *School program only.

  • Use their life experience to change the narrative from I CAN’T to I CAN for Autistic children and teens. 

Please note: you do not need to be Autistic to apply. This is a paid, casual position and our supportive team will provide you with the training required to be successful in the role. Click on your region below to see our current mentoring roles available: 

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AVAILABLE ROLES FOR 2023

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GREATER MELBOURNE

We have an exciting opportunity for people to join our Greater Melbourne team in the role of Mentor to deliver our I CAN School® Mentoring Program to primary and secondary students, starting in 2023. 

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NORTHERN VICTORIA

We are looking for Program Facilitators (Senior mentors) and mentors to join our Northern Victoria region: Bendigo to Shepparton.
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BARWON

School Program Mentor positions in the Barwon/Geelong area commencing in 2023 We have an exciting opportunity for people to join our team in the role of Mentor, delivering the I CAN School Mentoring Program to school students, starting in 2023.
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I CAN ONLINE

We have an exciting opportunity for people to join our online team in the role of Mentor to deliver our I CAN Mentoring Program to Autistic 8 to 22 year olds, starting in February 2023. Sessions run during the afternoon and evening, Monday to Friday. To view example groups please view our I CAN Online page or find out more about the role by clicking on the button below: 

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School Program Mentor positions in the South West (Colac to Portland) area commencing in 2023 We have an exciting opportunity for people to join our team in the role of Mentor, delivering the I CAN School Mentoring Program to school students, starting in 2023.

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MEET SOME OF THE MELBOURNE TEAM

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FAQS

What roles can I apply for? 

Whilst most of our opportunities are for mentoring positions (entry level through management), our I CAN Network team includes a diverse range of roles. If you would like to be the first to learn about upcoming opportunities with I CAN, including and beyond mentoring roles, please email us at opportunities@icannetwork.com.au and tell us about your interests and skills.

Can I apply for a position if I already work part time? 

Absolutely. If you have a day or more free each week, we would love to hear from you!

How can I find out more information about the jobs listed? 

Attached to each of the job opportunities you will see a job description. Download the job description for more information regarding the opportunity.

What is the time commitment involved in being a mentor? 

The commitment of school-based mentors involves a fixed number of hours per mentoring session and availability during school hours for our I CAN School® programs. 

The commitment of online group mentors also involves a fixed number of hours per mentoring session and availability on certain weekday evenings. We provide training and ongoing professional development for all team members.

Can I apply for a position if I’m not yet 18? 

We do accept applications from people under the age of 18 for some roles. Please download the job description attached to the relevant job opportunity for more details.

Can I apply for more than one job posting at a time?

Yes, you can. Just ensure you apply for each role separately and include the job title in the subject line of each application, along with a current resume and cover letter.

Do I need a drivers licence to apply? 

A current drivers license and a reliable vehicle is desirable. 

How do I contact I CAN if I have a another question?

Send an email to opportunities@icannetwork.com.au and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you might have.

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