- Job posted on: 3rd Feb 2020
- Applications close:
MacDonnell Regional Council's mission to improve the lives of its residents through delivering valued and relevant services is embraced by its staff. Employees enjoy delivering services across one of the country's largest and most beautiful local government jurisdictions.
Situated in the arid centre of the Australian continent, MacDonnell Regional Council features many iconic, panoramic landscapes, which are accessible from Alice Springs. The picturesque waterholes, magnificent flora and fauna, red desert sands and dynamic mountain ranges of changing hues are inspiring. The MacDonnell region is uniquely beautiful with a deep and powerful strength that is felt from within the landscape.
MacDonnell Regional Council has various exciting opportunities available for Youth Engagement Officers.
The Council's Youth Services program provides engaging youth development opportunities for young people in remote communities which contribute to positive life outcomes. The Youth Engagement Officer will be both dynamic and innovative, with the ability to work autonomously as well as alongside the Team Leader Youth Services and a team of local staff.
A key aspect of the Youth Engagement Officer position is to assist in the delivery of children's and youth activities within MacDonnell Regional Council's communities. This role provides mentoring, support and referrals for young people engaged with the program.
This position is being offered on a full-time, fixed-term contract to 31 December 2020.
Under MacDonnell Regional Council's Special Measures Scheme, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for this position and will be preferenced in the selection process if they meet all the essential selection criteria and are suitable at the position level.