- Job posted on: 9th Jul 2021
- Applications close:
KYC is looking for a Deputy Executive Officer who has a commitment to young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. They will work closely with the KYC Executive Officer to see the team succeed whilst working on potential growth in this role as well as supervise a small team.
KYC and YACVic consider that being an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under section 26 and/or section 28 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic). Therefore, this position will only be open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.
The Koorie Youth Council (KYC) is the representative body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in Victoria. Guided by an Executive of 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people and our state-wide members, KYC values the diversity and strength of young people as decision-makers. KYC advocates to government and community to advance the rights and representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people. By hosting events like the annual Koorie Youth Summit, KYC brings Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people together to amplify their voices for social change.
KYC is auspice by the Youth Affairs Council of Victoria.
Youth Affairs Council Victoria (YACVic) is the peak body and leading policy advocate on young people’s issues in Victoria. YACVic’s vision is that the rights of young people in Victoria are respected, and they are active, visible and valued in their communities. YACVic is an independent, for-purpose, member-driven organisation that represents young people (aged 12–25 years) and the sector that works with them.
YACVic provides additional targeted advocacy and services through our key services, YACVic Rural and the Youth Disability Advocacy Service, and our auspiced partner, the Koorie Youth Council.
The KYC Deputy Executive Officer is an exciting and essential leadership role responsible for leading KYC initiatives focused on regional engagement, community partnerships, youth participation, youth mentoring, leadership development and supporting the KYC Executive members.
See the position description for more information!
We are looking for someone who is flexible, motivated and willing to play an active part in a collaborative and close-knit team.
To be eligible to apply for this position you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
YACVic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People with disability, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this position.
YACVic promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children and young people, and takes child protection very seriously. All employees are subject to screening and assessment against child safety standards, including rigorous background, identity and reference checks. The successful applicant will require a current Working with Children Check and Police Check (costs reimbursed) and must agree to adhere to our child safe policy and code of conduct.
To be eligible to apply for this position you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, a permanent resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.