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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. We are a progressive, for purpose organisation that is set to grow and develop our reputation as a leader in innovation.

Who we are looking for

The Y-HOP Coach is an exciting new position in the front line of youth assertive intervention where outstanding youth work motivation and passion will make the most difference. Funded by Hume City Council, Youth Projects will be delivering a highly innovative youth assertive outreach service for disengaged young people across the City of Hume LGA.

As the first point of contact for at-risk youth across the City of Hume, this position is critical to the success of Youth Projects operations of Y-HOP (Youth in Hume Outreach Program).

The Y-HOP Coach will be an enabler who successfully engages, supports and coaches disengaged young people to provide critical interventions to quickly engage young people to other supports and services internal to Youth Projects complementary programs and initiatives across the North West of Melbourne and external to the organisation. You will guide, coax, initiate and collaborate in a flexible, youth orientated environment.

You will work alongside another Y-HOP Coach and will also be a key member of an outstanding and multidisciplinary team at Youth Projects.

Check out the link to the PD  below for more detail!

What we offer

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 be based across the City of Hume LGA.

More information

This position is Full time until June 2020. The position description can be found here.

To apply, please send applications to and include a CV and a cover letter as outlined in the position description.

Applications close on.

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.