- Job posted on: 14th Aug 2019
- Applications close:
At the Y, we believe in the power of inspired young people. A community not-for-profit organisation with 17 million participations annually across Australia. 8,000 staff and volunteers serve at more than 150 locations every day. We partner with government and private capital to deliver programs and services that include community recreation, adventure and stadium sports, camping, learn to swim, children's programs, early learning, youth services, retirement living, disability services and social enterprises.
Youth Services is one of five major sectors that YMCA Victoria works in. Its work is at the heart of the organisation's purpose (“We believe in the power of inspired young people"). Youth Services runs a range of programs designed to empower young people. These include a range of youth leadership and potential development programs, including “Youth Parliament", programs to introduce young people to social enterprise, volunteer development, and programs to reduce youth recidivism within the criminal justice system. Youth Services operates out of offices at Ikon Park (Carlton Football Ground) in North Carlton. (YMCA Victoria State Office is in Box Hill.) Youth Services supports a cross organisation committee called the Young Affairs Leadership Team, comprising a mix of young and more senior staff, which advocates for youth empowerment initiatives and youth voice across the organisation.
The Youth Services Education Director will be the face and force behind new Train the Trainer professional learning opportunities, conferences and events in 2019/20. Including but not limited to YMCA Evolve and Social Enterprise Education Programs
Working alongside Marketing and Communications specialist as part of YMCA's Innovation and Impact Team, they will work collaboratively and dynamically to build on and expand the scope and impact of the existing Youth services programs
The role lends itself to a highly innovative, super star curriculum designer who is motivated, inspired and ready to infuse entrepreneurism and entrepreneurial mindsets into schools and community organisations across Victoria.
The Education Director will also be hands on in the planning and delivery of YMCA Evolve to both regional and metro Primary schools in the 2019.20 financial year.
YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:
Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.
Salary: $35.77 - $41.15 per hour + super