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Youth and Family Worker (Part Time)

Location:
Parramatta

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About Us

Our goal is to always be at the heart of our community, bringing people together, offering support, building relationships, teaching life skills and improving life opportunities.

About the Role:

This is a part-time role of 7.5 hours per week, with a focus on the young people in our community. This opportunity will see you use your study in Social Work or similar and/or your experience in working with vulnerable communities to:

  • Build trusted relationships with our young people, engaging with those who are vulnerable in ways that will empower and improve their wellbeing
  • Run outdoor fitness programs and actively take part in gym and sports activity with our young people
  • Run after school and holiday programs, looking for areas of interest and opportunities to provide additional support
  • Complete regular reporting using MS Office skills
  • Provide education and advice on all aspects of youth health and wellbeing
  • Create marketing collateral and social media promotion of our Centre.

This is a physical role that will require manual handling of apparatus.

What We Offer

Our team at DANC are passionate about improving the wellbeing of families and individuals of all ages in our community. We provide an inclusive and supportive team environment where you will receive training and flexibility to support your further studies. You will have the ability to use your initiative and contribute your ideas to make a difference to our community.

Additional hours may become available depending on future funding opportunities such as grants.

Here at DANC we all rely on one another, so we need our people to be reliable and punctual, both within the office and in responding to the young people and families within our community. By joining our team, we require you to actively support diversity and respect in the work place and in your action.

DANC values diversity in all its forms and welcomes applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people; those with ethnically diverse backgrounds. If you are looking for an opportunity to truly contribute to making a difference to the lives of the people in our community, we encourage you to apply for this role.

Selection Criteria:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in (or working towards): Social Work, Welfare, Community Services, Youth Work
  • Current or willing to obtain: CPR, First Aid Certificate, Working With Children Check (WWCC), Police Check (issued in 2020)
  • NSW Driver’s licence
  • Self-motivated with accountability & confidentiality
  • Reliable and proactive, a can-do attitude
  • Ability to engage with people appropriately across a range of cultures
  • Ability to build positive relationships within the community and promote the community Centre at every opportunity
  • Information technology skills (MS Office and Social Media)
  • A second language is advantageous but not essential
  • Knowledge of the local area is desirable but not essential.

How to Apply

Only applications with a cover letter will be considered. Please address the selection criteria in your application.

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: 05 July 2020

Here is the link to apply:

https://www.jobstaraustralia.com.au/1102/Youth-and-Family-Worker.html

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