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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.

We provide aspirational, life changing support through an integrated model in which multiple barriers are addressed with access to health care, counselling and drug safety, outreach services, employment, education and training.

Who we are looking for

This is a great opportunity for someone with relevant qualifications and coordination experience operating a café to lead the daily operations of Good2Go while developing business expansion opportunities for Youth Projects social enterprises.

What we offer

We are committed to creating an inclusive and transparent workplace culture where people can develop to be their very best.

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

The position

The position will be based at our Hosier Lane, Melbourne CBD site and may be required to work at other locations as required.

The Social Enterprise Coordinator is a key position providing leadership and coordination of Youth Projects social enterprise operations, and in the development of future social enterprise models. The primary function of the role is to lead the day operations of our café, Good2Go, improving food & beverage sales, merchandise sales, clothing sales and leading a small team.

Why apply?

The Social Enterprise Coordinator will drive social impact by ensuring that our social enterprise activities are operated sustainably, efficiently, well-coordinated and meet the highest standards of quality and compliance. You will work across all teams of Youth Projects to ensure linkages and successful client outcomes.

More information

This is a full time position until December 2018.

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 Tuesday 2 January 2018.

For further information please contact Ben Vasiliou 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.