Social and Community leadership

Combine leadership, innovation and creativity in a career that drives community change.

Social and community leadership outlook

If you’re passionate about solving society’s most difficult problems, it’s critical to build a range of professional skills to help foster change.

Our Master of Social and Community Leadership programme is designed to develop advanced leadership, research and innovation skills across communities, governments, not-for-profit and social-good sectors.

The programme is grounded within a strong social justice framework and designed for curious, committed practitioners who want to gain advanced capabilities in project management, programme design, consultation, and research evaluation and implementation.

Topics include policy appraisal and development, community and environmental psychology, programme evaluation, human service management, family counselling, youth development, social justice, health and wellbeing, and managing and developing people.



Job options

  • Community facilitator and advocate
  • Facilitator/educator
  • Not-for-profit organisation leader
  • Policy analyst
  • Programme designer/project manager
  • Social and community programme/services manager or coordinator
  • Consultant
  • Social entrepreneur

Career opportunities

Stay up-to-date on relevant social and community leadership opportunities by searching upcoming positions in the not-for-profit sector on SEEK and Do Good Jobs:

  • View recent job listings at SEEK
  • Search ethical career opportunities at Do Good Jobs