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Youth Worker

Advertiser: Community GroMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
21 May 2020
Location
Northern QLD
Salary
$30 - $39.99 per hour
Work Type
Casual/Vacation
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

About us: Community Gro Inc is a community-based not-for-profit overseen by a Board of Governance.  Community Gro Inc is committed to providing support services that minimise the risk of individual isolation and family breakdown due to social or economic pressures.

We are a small supportive team with big ambitions to positively impact and empower the community to improve quality of life for all.

The Role

The Youth Worker is a highly motivated, emotionally intelligent, creative and flexible team player who wants to positively influence young people in a supportive environment.

Delivering a Youth Drop-in program 5 nights a week from 4pm to 10pm, Thursday thru Monday.  

Objectives

  • Form and maintain professional, nurturing relationships with young people by building trust through visible interest and active engagement.
  • Act as an appropriate adult role model, seeking to engage young people in purposeful activities aimed at developing life skills and self-worth.

Role

  • Working with young people in a community development setting

  • Use initiative, creativity and practical life skills to organise positive group programs and other activities for young people

  • Be able to develop, maintain and build positive relationships with key stakeholders

  • Have proficient organisational skills and the ability to multi-task with attention to detail, accuracy and deadlines.

Qualifications

Qualifications in a relevant field e.g. youth work, social work, community development, adult and community education.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

A working with children check will apply to the successful candidate.

Driver Licence favourable.

How to apply for this position

Request an application by contacting Susan Perry via susanp@communitygro.org.au

Applications close 5pm on 15 June, 2020.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Have you completed a qualification in community services?
  • Do you own or have regular access to a car?
  • Do you have experience in a community outreach environment?

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