Careers at yourtown

Youth Participation Coordinator

Job no: 492759
Work type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Location: Milton
Categories: Child & Family Support, Employment Services, Youth Work, Education & Training, Strategy, Research & Advocacy

At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

About the role

We have committed to embedding a youth participation strategy throughout the organisation to improve organisational impact through better programs and services, informed by the knowledge and lived experience of young people across Australia.

As our Youth Participation Coordinator, you will consolidate the work we have already undertaken and continue to drive our strategy forward. You will use your influencing skills to strengthen organisational understanding and expertise in youth participation and embed genuine participation by young people in the design, development, delivery and evaluation of services.

About you

You will be passionate about supporting children and young people to engage in meaningful opportunities to improve yourtown’s impact and will be totally committed to ensuring young people are at the centre. You will be able to demonstrate:

• Ability to develop effective relationships with a diverse range of people
• Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to persuade and influence change
• Deep understanding of youth participation
• Bachelor degree and at least 4 years relevant experience

If you are looking for an opportunity where you can be innovative, drive change and have a positive impact on the lives of young people we would love to hear from you. We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.

Contact: Marnie Elliot – Talent Acquisition Specialist on 07 3867 1376

Role closes: 22 June 2021

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

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