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Team Leader - Youth Leadership

Centre for Multicultural Youth

About CMY

The Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) is a not-for-profit organisation based in Victoria, providing specialist knowledge and support to young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. Our vision is that young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds are connected, empowered and influential Australians.

About the Role

CMY seeks a passionate and experienced professional to become the Team Leader of the Youth Leadership team. The Team Leader is responsible for implementing a variety of projects in line with CMY’s strategic objectives, including increasing opportunities for multicultural young people to develop leadership skills, have their voices heard, contribute to civic life and build social cohesion.

The role includes leading and supervising teams of project staff to successfully deliver youth focussed services and projects, and in supporting the Program Manager in the maintenance of stakeholder and community relations. The Team Leader will provide leadership, guidance and direction for a team dedicated to the leadership development of young people and occasionally involves direct project delivery in support of project staff.

CMY encourages applications from people from refugee and migrant backgrounds.

We celebrate and value the diversity of our employees. Their skills and experience are key to our ability to build strong partnerships with all of our stakeholders and create positive change across Victoria.

  • Hours: 30.4 hours per week (0.8 FTE) , Part Time
  • Fixed Term: until October 2021 (Parental Leave replacement)
  • Base Salary (SCHADS Level 6): $87,813 per annum (pro rata) plus Super and access to Salary Packaging
  • Location: CMY Carlton Office (Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this role will require you to initially work from home and it is expected that the successful candidate will be able to accommodate this. The successful candidate will participate in a comprehensive orientation and will be provisionally assigned any relevant equipment)
  • Interviews: to be held in the week beginning Monday 17 August 2020, with the position to commence at the start of October.

You will have a:

  • Passion for supporting young people to feel empowered, connected and influential
  • Commitment to supporting a dynamic and innovative team across multiple sites
  • Strong understanding of youth leadership and participation
  • Collaborative approach to achieving better outcomes for young people and communities

For more information

  • On the role, download the Position Description attached or available here.
  • Contact person for the role: Duré de Winter, Program Manager – Youth Leadership (03) 9340 3721

How to Apply

  • Provide your updated resume / CV
  • Provide a statement addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description

CMY takes Child Safety seriously and short listed candidates are subject to child safety screening and assessment against child safety standards as part of our thorough recruitment process.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

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