Program Worker

Lismore & Far North Coast
Community Services & Development
Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services
Part time
Posted 4d ago

Social Futures is seeking a motivated and skilled person to join our Youth Team as a Program Worker in our Homeless Youth Assistance Program (HYAP). This exciting opportunity will see you working with young people (aged 12-15) and their families who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. 

You will be joining a passionate and innovative team where no two days will be the same. Your previous experience in a similar or transferable position will see you providing high quality, customer centric assistance, with a perfect mix of case management and phone based intake support. 

To be successful in this position you will be able to demonstrate your ability to work collaboratively within a trauma informed approach in your engagement with young people and their families. Your skills in working with young people and their families will assist in offering ideas around working with family conflict and challenging behaviors to assist in providing safety and stability within the family home.  If you feel you have these skills and a passion for supporting young people and their families we would love to hear from you.


What Social Futures Offers:

  • Generous Salary Packaging options
  • Staff Well-being Program and Corporate Memberships 
  • Flexible Working options
  • Access to Learning and Development (including Study Leave)
  • Career Opportunities for advancement
  • Staff Recognition Program and Organisational Celebration Events

Social Futures is a voice for social change in regional Australia, helping to create connected, resilient communities. With more than 40 years' industry experience, we are a community service leader, striving to create change through our work across homelessness and housing supports, youth and family services, sector advocacy and programs that promote genuine participation for people with disability.

Social Futures is an equal opportunity employer and will actively recruit our workforce from key communities; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, LGBTIQ+ and people living with a disability, people with lived experience and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Social Futures is committed to prioritising the safety and well-being of children and upholds the National Child Safe Principles. Working with Children, COVID-19 Vaccination and National Police Check clearances are mandatory requirements for all staff.

Applications close 8:00am Friday 10 December 2021. 

To access a position description, address the selection criteria and apply online, please visit our website:

Or click the "APPLY" button below if you have followed the online application link.

Only those who apply via the Social Futures Website and that adequately address the Selection Criteria will be considered.

For further information, please contact Lisa Hopwood on 0400 680 300.

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