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About Us

Youth Projects Ltd is a large charity established in 1984 to support young people and families of the northwest suburbs and the central business district (CBD) of Melbourne. In partnership with Coact we are expanding our foot print and suite of services to include Disability Employment Services.

We will be the only Youth at Risk specialist provider in the North of Melbourne and we want to be the first provider to be 5 stars!

We have a unique offering here at Youth Projects, a wrap around model that supports every aspect of a young persons journey, from health care, to counselling, housing, training, mental health, AOD support and a job! We are a high performing TTW & EST provider as well as an RTO and first class primary health service. We are proud of who we are and what we achieve.

Who we are looking for

We’re all about young people, jobs, independence and empowerment.
As Recruitment Partner, you will be focused on finding employment outcomes for participants by identifying opportunities and securing placements. The capacity to deliver within an outreach model and demonstrate accountability and initiative is vital to joining our team.

You will be a key member of a motivated team working as the provider of choice in the delivery of Disability Employment Services program in the Calder and Plenty regions of Melbourne. Your focus will centre on our continued impact in reducing youth unemployment in Melbourne’s northern suburbs.
The key to your success in this role will be

  • building and maintaining effective relationships with local employers, pro-actively understanding their resourcing needs and successfully matching candidates to opportunities.
  • a solid understanding of people centred case management principles including helping people to overcome barriers
  • drive and  passion to  work in a collaborative, non-judgemental environment that is youth centred
  • delivering positive customer and client experiences,
  • you thrive in a target based environment, with the drive to  exceed  professional and personal goals
  • you are looking for a meaningful career, not just a job.

What we offer

You will be working in a cutting edge service that is innovative, high performing and creative.  Our joined up model of support delivers a wide range of opportunities to understand all aspects of community support services including primary health care, mental health and AOD treatment and counselling, skills training, apprenticeships, and assertive outreach.

We are committed to creating an inclusive and transparent workplace culture where people can develop to be their very best. You will be supported by a team of amazing and talented leaders that want to see you succeed. Your success is our success!

Youth Projects have access to generous employee benefits including salary packaging, Employee Assistance Program, training and professional development opportunities.

The role will require travel across the North and North West suburbs of Melbourne with home bases being Glenroy and Epping.

More information

This is a full time position until June 2020.

To apply, please send applications to and include a Resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Applications close on Friday 15 June 2018.

For further information please contact Wendy Caspar on 9304 9100.

Our commitment to diversity

At Youth Projects, we value diversity and believe that a range of backgrounds brings a variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences that will enhance our effectiveness.

We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions and encourage applications from candidates with a disability, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and indigenous candidates

Safety screening

Youth Projects has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to the provision of a child-safe organisation. All Youth Projects staff must undergo a Police and Working with Children Checks. Any person with a negative notice on their Working with Children Check will not be eligible for employment with us.