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Youth Participation Worker

Box Hill

Reference: 4701911

Youth Participation Worker

  • Part-time - 22.8 hours per week
  • Maximum term contract - 3 years
  • Doncaster location

Manningham City Council and Each Social and Community health are pleased to be partnering to deliver Manningham youth services for young people who live, work, study or have significant connections to Manningham. EACH will deliver these services under the EPIC service model: Empower, Partner, Innovate, Connect. The EPIC service model aims to deliver a responsive and youth-friendly service that meets the needs of all young people living in or connected to Manningham through a holistic, scaled approach.

The new Youth Services team consists of following roles advertised separately:

  • Team Leader
  • Youth Participation Worker
  • Youth Engagement Worker
  • Youth Worker - service Access

Who we are

At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community.

Founded on the vision that everyone is entitled to good health, we're one of the nation's leading health and community services providers, offering a broad range of services for over 40 years. Our services include Community Health, Mental Health, NDIS, Counselling, Support for Older Australians and Family Services.

Who we're looking for

To be successful in the Youth Participation Worker role you will have a tertiary qualification in Youth or a related field along with demonstrated expertise and experience in youth work.

You will also bring with you exceptional engaging and networking skills to engage with youth to bring desired outcomes in the community.

What you'll be doing

The Youth Participation Worker will be responsible for advocating and promoting the concept of youth participation and best practice. This includes capacity building, along with the co-design and development of resources and tools for Council, service providers and schools. The Youth Participation Worker will establish and facilitate a Youth Advisory Group (YAG) to help

represent the views, needs and ideas of young people in Manningham.

Who you'll be working with

Working closely with youth services, you will assist with the provision of integrated pathways and programs for young people under the EPIC Service model Empower, Partner, Innovate, Connect. Working with other professionals within the Manningham Council area, within a variety of disciplines, our team is dedicated to giving young people the best possible support.

What we offer

EACH offers all staff benefits by offering not-for-profit salary packaging, a family friendly workplace strategy, and support through a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program.

Closing… next steps, what we're looking for (cover letter)

We want to know why you would like to come work with EACH and what you can bring to this role.

To learn more about this role please click "apply now" to be taken to our Career Centre . Here you can view the position description for this role and apply online by answering a few questions and attaching a cover letter and resume with your application.

If you'd like more information about the position, please contact ​Rhianna Perkin on (03) 9847 4807.

Applications close at 5pm on 30/05/2019.

We recognise the benefits that diversity and inclusions brings, and in turn encourage people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies!

Applications Close: 30 May 2019