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The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services and has been assisting people experiencing disadvantage in NSW for more than 130 years. Our people reach out to the most vulnerable in our community through our Conferences, Special Works and Vinnies shops. The Society's mission is to shape a more just and compassionate society by offering a 'hands up' approach to people in need respecting their dignity, sharing our hope and encouraging them to take control of their own destiny.
Bowral Youth Refuge is a specialist homeless service that provides emergency crisis accommodation and support to homeless youth aged 12 - 25 years, who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless. Bowral Youth Refuge has 7 beds and is staffed 24x7, residents stay up to 6 months. The refuge operates 24 hours a day, seven days per week to provide safe and secure accommodation for homeless youth.
The Senior Youth Engagement Specialist is primarily responsible for the daily running of Bowral Youth Refuge, including the development, coordination and implementation of community, educational, life skills and other relevant in-house programs. The Senior Youth Engagement Specialist and youth workers work closely with the case management team.
This role will report to the Regional Manager - Supported Accommodation and Case Management. For more information about this role, please click here for a copy of the Position Description.
We believe our employees are key to our success and in return we offer:
Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including reference checks, a Police check, Working with Children check, Health Declaration and/or a medical check, Right to work in Australia check. The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society's commitment toSafeguarding Children & Young People.