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Youth Worker

Australian Red Cross
  • Part time hours (30.24 hours per week)
  • Permanent position

About Red Cross

Australian Red Cross is part of the world's largest humanitarian movements seeking to build a better society based on people helping people. We strongly believe that how we work is as important as what we do. We put humanity in action.

About the role

The Night Café supports young people aged 12-25 years who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to have access to a safe space at night. In this role, you will develop trusting relationships with the young people we support to build resilience and support independent, healthy living. The role will require flexible work hours on Tuesday and Thursday evenings until 9pm. 

What you will bring

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications, skills and/or experience in the community or human services, social work, community development or a related field
  • Demonstrated skills and ability to effectively engage with young people with complex needs 
  • Experience in, or understanding of, the housing and homelessness sector
  • Extensive knowledge of resources and networks available to assist young people experiencing homelessness 
  • Understanding of child protection issues, including mandatory reporting 
  • Excellent records management and administrative skills, including proficiency in MS Office and experience using databases 
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with services 
  • Current and valid QLD Driver’s Licence 
  • A current Blue Card is a mandatory requirement for this role

Why work with us

Work for purpose, know that the work you do contributes to Red Cross supporting and empowering people and communities in times of vulnerability.

You can access generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

Further information

For further information about this role, please refer to the position description attached below or contact Sheila Gonzalez via sgonzalez@redcross.org.au using the subject line: Youth Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Position Description: Youth Worker - Night Cafe - Position Description...pdf.

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