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Youth Employment Engagement Officer

Colony 47 Inc.

Colony 47 is a place in our community where people go for support to achieve their housing, education, employment and mental health goals.

Our vision is about creating thriving, connected and diverse communities where no-one is left behind. Our values are how we want to work with people to make a difference.

Working with Colony 47

We want the people who work with us to be about – People First; Engaging; Leading and Creating a Legacy; Learning and Growing; Grounded and Real; and Happy, Healthy & Having Fun.

At Colony 47 we work from an Advantaged Thinking approach and believe that everyone has a talent and the ability to be someone positive in life.

About Transition to Work:

Transition to Work provides young participants aged 15-24 with intensive one-on-one support to gain employment or continue their education.

About the Role:

  • Work in a supportive team environment where achieving outcomes for young people is the main driver.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with a broad range of employers and industry groups to identify current and future employment opportunities for young people in the program.
  • Secure vacancies and opportunities for Transition to Work participants from your network prior to them being advertised in the general job market.
  • Work closely with TtW Youth Development Coaches to put forward suitable candidates to employers for jobs and advocate for individual participants
  • Provide post placement support to both employers and young people to ensure sustainable employment outcome


The salary will be negotiated with the successful applicant depending on experience and/or qualifications, however as a guide will be in line with the Labour Market Industry Award, Training and Placement Coordinator 2 C-E. Access to a fully maintained vehicle, mobile phone and tablet will be available. As a not-for-profit organisation our employees have access to salary sacrifice and a range of other benefits.

Click here to access the position description (including Selection Criteria).

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