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Job Victoria Mentor - Geelong


Employer: Whitelion
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: HR & Employment Services, Social Work, Youth
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional VIC

Job posted on: 01 December, 2017.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Are you passionate about supporting vulnerable young people in our community?
  • Do you have a sound understanding and experience working with children who are at risk?
  • Challenging job in a great team environment and plenty of support
  • Great Salary Packaging which includes a fully maintained motor vehicle and 17% annual leave loading!
  • Gifted annual leave days between Christmas and New Year!
  • Flexibility and opportunities to work innovatively
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program

Who we are:

Whitelion was established in 1999 as a non-profit community organisation that supports and empowers young people at risk to reach their full potential.

Whitelion in partnership with Jobs Victoria is delivering employment support to young people between the ages of 15-25 who are experiencing disadvantage. We are currently seeking a qualified and motivated person to join our team. The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting/mentoring a young person into sustainable employment.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide case management support to young people assessed as eligible and participating in the JVEN program
  • Support participants to identify and address barriers to enable successful participation in employment and training
  • Provide pre-employment training, employment placement and post placement support
  • Liaise with key stakeholder groups and community agencies
  • Identify and seek employment opportunities for participants
  • Provide mentoring and support to participants engaged in employment to successfully meet outcomes

Your profile:

  • Demonstrated ability and experience to engage with young people who are facing barriers
  • Experience in employment programs (State or Federally funded)
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability and confidence to meet set KPI’s
  • Thorough understanding of the importance of contract management
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Youth Work, Psychology Social Sciences or related areas desirable and will be highly regarded
  • You will be required to undergo a criminal record check and hold a current Working with Children’s check

Salary is range is $59,517.12-$64,042.16 plus employer superannuation contributions of 9.5%.and generous salary packaging which includes a fully maintained motor vehicle. Whitelion also provide three additional annual leave days during the Christmas break.

Yes!? So, why you do not apply now if you are looking for a challenging and great opportunity in 2018.

Do you want to know more about Whitelion? Please see the short video below about who we are and what we do!

Wheelly Good Coffee from Whitelion on Vimeo.

How to apply for this job

Applicants should provide a Cover letter, Resume and completed Key Selection Criteria to Eliana Cuppari, Programs Manager Eliana.cuppari@whitelion.asn.au, using the subject line: Job Victoria Mentor - Geelong application via EthicalJobs.

Please note, applicants who do not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

For a copy of the position description please go to www.whitelion.org.au or for further information contact Eliana Cuppari Programs Manager on 0406 931 823

Applications close at 5:00 pm on Friday 22 December 2017.

Do you want to know more about Whitelion? Please click on the link below and watch a short video about who we are and what we do!

Supporting materials  PD Employment placement facilitator November 2017.docx