Youth Engagement Officer

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Youth Engagement Officer to join our team. In this role, you will work directly with young people within our community, focusing on youth and intergenerational projects that foster connections and build capacity. Key responsibilities include developing an effective engagement approach with young people and forging relationships, partnerships, and pathways with external support and engagement services.Key Responsibilities:Daily engagement with young people, delivering activities and providing mentoring/coaching with a strengths-based approach.Establishing and managing a Youth Reference Group, including recruiting members and organising events and activities.Collaborating with the education department and local schools to address anti-social behaviour and disengagement from school.Working with stakeholders to understand and navigate the services available to young people, making, recording, and following up on referrals.Contributing positively to the Community Development team while being self-motivated to work independently within the community.Organising and responding to reporting needs and assisting with the coordination of funding submissions.Demonstrating a genuine interest in sparking change, advocating for young people, and understanding the diverse range of issues they face.Requirements:Driver’s LicenceWorking with Vulnerable People (WWVP)Position Details:Hours: Full-Time, 75 hours per fortnightSalary Range: $70,942.42 to $79,781.87 plus superannuationApplicants are encouraged to contact Elly Rigney, Community Development Coordinator, at (03) 6216 6800.GCC Employee Benefits:15% superannuation (OTE)9-day fortnight (RDO) for full-time positionsGlenorchy City Council’s Enterprise Agreement 2021Free parkingCorporate banking benefitsCorporate discounts on gym membershipCorporate offers on private health insuranceFlexible working arrangementsPaid parental leaveLearning & development opportunitiesAnnual wage increasesMind Body Spirit Committee (Values, Health & Wellbeing, Social functions)Access to Employee Assistance Programme servicesHow to Apply:Applications must be submitted via this site or through the Glenorchy City Council website - Careers page.To be considered, applicants must:Address the key selection criteria in the Position DescriptionProvide a current CVUndergo a national police check, health assessment, and reference checks, organised by Council prior to employment.Applications close at 8pm on Sunday, 23 June 2024.Position Description - Youth Engagement Officer AUD Glenorchy 7010