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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

We are looking for a skilled, driven, compassionate person who wants to excel in their career and genuinely cares for their community.

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 across the Glenroy, Craigieburn and Sunbury sites and may be required to work at other locations as required.

The Transitions Coach is a position in the front line of youth disadvantage where outstanding motivation and passion will make the most difference. As the first point of contact for clients in our Transition to Work service, this position is critical to the success of our model.  The Transitions Coach will be an enabler who will connect the needs of young people with the labour market demands of local employers.  You will guide, coax, initiate and collaborate in a flexible, youth oriented environment full of potential for growth.

Why apply?

This is a great opportunity for someone with experience in employment services looking to work within a more intensive, rewarding and youth-focused service.

More information

This is a full time position until June 2019. The position description can be found here.

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

Applications close on Friday 22 September 2017.

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 encourages 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.

Previous applicants need not apply