Youth Program Officer

$70,935 - $82,176 yearly
  • Banyule City Council
  • Greensborough VIC 3088, Australia
  • Dec 31, 2020
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Job Description

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Employment Type

Temporary Term Contract, Maternity Leave Position


Youth & Family Services


JETS Studios, 2/24 The Concord, Bundoora 3083, Greensborough Service Centre, 1 Flintoff Street, Greensborough 3088




$70,934.90 to $82,175.74



Position Summary

  • Engage young people & families
  • Work in partnership with the Banyule Community
  • Temporary Part time

Banyule City Council is an award-winning organisation that prides itself on a customer-focused culture of innovation, best practice and continuous improvement. Our 1000 plus employees uphold an enviable reputation for customer service and work diligently to maintain high quality services to provide the best possible opportunities and outcomes for the community we represent.

The Youth and Family Service Department is seeking an experienced professional Youth Programs officer to facilitate and assist in the provision and delivery of all aspects of high-quality youth programs, activities and events for young people aged 10-25 years and their families

A little bit about the role

  • You will oversee the effective use social media platforms, Youth Services website and the development of appropriate and engaging promotional materials to engage with young people
  • You will will explore opportunities to increase the skills, confidence and ability of young people to actively participate in cultural, social and learning opportunities in their community
  • You will assist with information, referral and individual support that is responsive to the needs of young people and their families

What we are looking for

  • Tertiary qualification suitable for entry into the Youth Work field or significant experience
  • Excellent computer literacy, verbal and written communication skills
  • Expertise in content development for social media
  • Ability to produce reports & documentation
  • Practical knowledge and understanding of Youth Work principles and practice
  • Experience in working with young people in a variety of program settings
  • Ability to engage and communicate with a diverse range of young people, their families and communities
  • Current Victorian driver’s license and WWC check is essential. First
  • Aid Certificate is preferred

We can offer

  • $70,934.90 to $82,175.74 pro rata plus super
  • Maternity leave position temporary part time February 2021 to January 2022
  • Ongoing learning and individual development opportunities, including health and wellbeing initiatives.
  • Supportive team environment
  • Greensborough Office location close to public transport and shops and Jets Studio Bundoora

Our Culture - Our Staff choose to align their career with Banyule by living the values of Respect, Integrity, Responsibility, Initiative and Inclusion, strong learning and development culture and the positive way we work in partnership with the community.

Want to know more about this position? We recommend you access a copy of the position description via the link below or to discuss your suitability contact Leonnie Farrell Youth Services Coordinator Tel: 9457 9939 for a confidential conversation.

To apply for this position, please include your resume and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description. For more information on how to apply, please refer to the Application Guidelines via the link below.

Applications Close 11.45pm on: Friday 8 January 2021.

Banyule City Council is a child safe organisation and an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply

Contact Person

Leonie Farrell

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Alternate Contact Person

Kate James

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Position Description

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Application Guide

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Job Closing Date

Jan 08, 2021