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Part Time – 25 hours per week

Are you a community development superstar? We are looking for a dynamic Manager to lead the day-to-day operations, be the agent of change and build relationships within the community.

About us

Quercus Beechworth has been an integral part of the Beechworth community and surrounds for over 35 years and is a member of the Upper Murray Regional Neighbourhood House Network (UMRNHN). Our organisation aims to create and deliver services that positively impact on the community; it is a place where
people come together to learn, share and connect.

Your new role

Reporting directly to the Board of Management, this key role provides strategic leadership, management and advocacy to relevant community stakeholders across: community programs and support services, community engagement and social enterprise projects to ensure the effective delivery of organisational
objectives. The Manager of Quercus Beechworth is accountable to the Board of Management for the day-to-day leadership, management and sustainable business development of the organisation.

About you

You will have a Community Development tertiary qualifications and/ or extensive relevant experience in the community sector, as well as proven performance in developing and managing staff and volunteers. Your leadership style is purpose driven and collaborative. You have the ability to manage multiple stakeholders
and develop strong relationships inside and outside the organisation to influence change and deliver on organisational objectives. You’re a strategic thinker and can manage complex tasks and competing priorities to successful deliver on community activities, support programs, business sustainability and sound
organisational governance.
Quercus Beechworth is an equal opportunity and diversity employer and encourages applications from people of all ages and backgrounds.

To apply

Email us at to receive a copy of the position description and key selection criteria. Applicants will be required to forward a document addressing each of the key selection criteria, resume and a brief cover letter.
Please note: the successful applicant will be required to provide a current copy of their driver’s license, working with children check and national police check prior to commencement.

For further information phone Jo Russell on
03 5728 2386 (Mon, Tues, Wed).
Applications close 30th April 2021.




THE QUERCUS BEECHWORTH INC. AGM is to be held on Thurs 6th May at 5.30 in the Quercus Hall. Interested community members are invited to attend.

An invitation to join the  Quercus Board of Management

Quercus Beechworth is looking for community minded people to join the Board of Management at the AGM.

Quercus Beechworth formerly known at Beechworth Neighbourhood Centre (BNC) has been an integral part of the Beechworth community and surrounds for over 35 years.

Our organisation aims to create and deliver opportunities to our local community that positively impact on the lives of people. Quercus Beechworth is a place where people come together to learn, share and connect.

At Quercus Beechworth, we aim to create a culture of trust, mutual respect and appreciation where community members are valued and recognised for their unique qualities, ideas and voice, perspective and a place where everyone can contribute as an engaged community.

It is an exciting time for Quercus, as we recruit a new manager, build a new Board of Management and seek creative and innovative ways to respond to the Beechworth Community in these times of post Covid change.

If you would like to contribute to a progressive organisation, can demonstrate a commitment to the Beechworth community and have expertise in any of the following; finance, marketing/ communications, community development/engagement or governance, we would love to hear from you.

In return we can offer you an opportunity to contribute to a respected and responsive community organisation and professional development relevant to the role.

Please contact Jo Russell (Mon Tues Wed) at for further information




The Quercus Beechworth staff and board have been considering all that we do at Quercus and all that we will do in the future. We have prepared a Strategic Plan for 2016-2018 to share our vision, which you can read online.  

The Connecting Beechworth project will also guide us, and we would love you to complete the Connecting Beechworth online survey that will assist us in deciding what we will do for our community in the future.

Read the Quercus Beechworth Strategic Plan