- Contract, Part Time
- Alcohol and Other Drugs, Indigenous, Multiculturalism and Diversity, Social Work, Youth, Community Development
- Not For Profit (NFP)
- Job posted on: 13 Aug 2019
- Applications close: 27 Aug 2019 (expired)
Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) is Australia’s largest and most comprehensive, youth specific community service organisation that enables young people experiencing serious disadvantage to access the resources and support they require to lead healthy and fulfilling lives.
YSAS is a Child Safe organisation. We actively promote the safety and wellbeing of young people, and are committed to protecting young people from harm or abuse who come into contact with and/or access our service. Applicants must undergo rigorous screening and recruitment processes, including providing evidence of current WWCC and National Police Check.
This new position aims to engage with young people from diverse backgrounds with a special focus on working with Indigenous young people.
We are seeking an experienced AOD Youth and Family worker to work with young people from diverse backgrounds who reside in the western region of Melbourne. The successful applicant will have highly developed engagement skills to join our team located in Hoppers Crossing and Sunshine. You will be providing culturally specific interventions and initiatives that target young people and their family members. It is a dynamic role that calls on strong skills working with youth AOD, family inclusive practice skills and generalist youth work skills.
For a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Jill Tejada (Manager Western Metro Region) on 0438 187 147.
The successful candidate must be willing to attain a Working with Children’s Check & National Police check prior to commencement.
Due to the predicted volume of applications, please note you will only be contacted if you are successful in progressing to a first round interview.