The City of Melton is a community where everyone belongs. Ours is a vibrant and diverse municipality—one of the fastest developing in Australia. Our organisation strives to provide our community with state-of-the-art amenity and facilities, engaging health and wellbeing options, and support to become active members of our Lifelong Learning City. We invest in innovation, offering professional and personal development, and generous leave and flexibility to staff, while also fostering a collaborative and inclusive culture. You’ll be able to work close to home in a dynamic setting featuring cafes and retail options set amongst heritage buildings and open green spaces.
- Job Description:
Engage and work with young people that may require further short-term assistance and support.
Plan, develop, implement and evaluate a range of youth programs, services and events that address the needs of young people within the municipality.
Contribute towards the development of policy, procedures and strategies to ensure the needs of young people are reflected.
Develop promotional strategies ensuring that programs, services and events are well publicised across the municipality.
Develop strategies to encourage participation of young people from a range of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds and young people with disabilities in services and programs associated with Council’s Youth Information Centres.
Your enthusiasm and passion for youth work will see you thrive in this role. Your resourcefulness and creativity will assist you in developing fun and engaging activities for young people in the local community.
Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Youth Work, Community Development and Welfare or a related discipline with some experience.
Experience in working with young people and their families within a broader community context, that is inclusive of all community members.
Knowledge of the range of services available for young people including accommodation, counselling, family support, legal, employment, drug and alcohol.
A strong understanding of current issues in provision of services to young people is desirable.
Working with Children’s Check and Drivers Licence
- Contact: Nicole Martin, Team Leader Development & Support Young Communities on 9747 5321