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Youth Engagement Officer - Geraldton


Geraldton PCYC is growing and we are looking for dedicated and passionate individuals to join our team as a Youth Engagement Officer!

About us:

PCYC is the leading WA youth organisation. We work with the WA Police Force, Community and Government Agencies to ensure that young people across WA reach their potential. This all happens from our 16 centres located from Albany in the South, to Kununurra in the North-West.

About the Role:

The Youth Engagement Officer will be supporting the delivery of our safeSPACE program. safeSPACE is PCYCs early intervention program, aimed at supporting frontline policing priorities and preventing young people from becoming involved in the youth justice system and improving outcomes for those who do.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support the Youth Services Team with the service delivery of the youth program, including planning, delivery, and monitoring the programs and activities.
  • Ensure a safe and welcoming environment for young people in the community

Why join our team:

  • Values-driven organisation- be welcomed into a team with a supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to be bold, big-hearted and successful
  • Access to exclusive discounts and vouchers- this includes leading retailers such as Woolworths, Amazon, Hoyts and more
  • Flexible work and leave arrangements - here at WA PCYC, we understand the need for work-life balance and happy to discuss arrangements that would suit the needs of you and the team
  • Career development opportunities - we believe in our team and we continue to provide ongoing training and support to help you reach your goals
  • 'Onya' rewards - we reward staff with incentives such as a chance to win $200 voucher for receiving an 'Onya' from fellow colleagues
  • Employee Assistance Program - free, confidential and independent EAP, including free access to physical, mental and financial online support.

About you:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with young people from diverse backgrounds, including their families
  • Ability to work with Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander young people and have a good understanding of the issues facing First Nations People.
  • Passionate about re-engaging young people through building positive professional relationships and utilising a strength based, person-centered, trauma-aware, solutions focussed approach.
  • Possess or willing to obtain a valid National Police Clearance and Working with Children Check

How to Apply:

If this sounds like your next role then please submit your cover letter and CV by clicking 'Apply Now'.

PCYC promotes a diverse and inclusive culture across the organisation. We welcome and strongly encourage applicants from diverse community groups, cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, disabilities or ages to apply.

PCYC is a child safe organisation. We have a zero tolerance for child abuse and we are committed to providing a child safe environment.

WA PCYC reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable candidate be found prior.

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