- Job posted on: 12th Jul 2023
- Applications close:
Melbourne City Mission’s Youth Foyers provide integrated support programs for young people who are at risk of or experiencing homelessness throughout Victoria. Youth Foyers concentrate on breaking the cycle of homelessness through the application of the Advantage Thinking practice framework with a significant emphasis on creating direct links to employment, education, and training providers. To achieve these goals around education and employment, the program offers a range of supports including:
In addition to these supports, young people who join the program are provided stable medium-term accommodation for the 3-year period that they are engaged. This accommodation comes in the form of a fully furnished apartment in one of the Youth Foyer’s 4 sites. Young people are also able to utilise safe communal spaces with available supports in the way of material and food aid as well as the opportunity to engage with Youth Foyer workers, external service workers and other young people in the program.
The appointee will be expected to commit to Melbourne City Mission’s Mission, Vision and Values and align their work to the organisation’s strategic objectives and assist young people who are experiencing homelessness, or are ‘at risk’ of homelessness, to develop positive pathways towards independence with a focus on employment, education, and training outcomes.
We are looking for someone who can:
Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early. Please include your current resume and cover letter.
Please review the position description to understand more about the role and responsibilities. For assistance with your application please email: [email protected] using the subject line: Case Worker - H3 Youth Foyers enquiry via EthicalJobs.
A position description is also attached.
We are a leading not-for-profit, purpose-driven organisation that offers a broad range of services in Early Years, Disability, Homelessness and Family Services, Palliative Care and Education.
At MCM, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We know that diversity in our workforce enables us to deliver empowering services that are informed by lived experience.
MCM is committed to the safety of its clients and employees, taking a zero-tolerance approach to violence within the workplace and abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability. All employees are required to comply with the Child Safe Standards.