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Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network Australia (MYAN) is the national peak body representing the rights and interests of young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds – Australia’s national voice on multicultural youth issues. MYAN is auspiced and chaired by the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY).
MYAN works in partnership with young people, government and non-government agencies at the state and national levels to support a consistent approach to addressing the rights and needs of young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds in policy and service delivery. MYAN facilitates a national approach to youth settlement through its broad networks and partners in each state and territory. MYAN also supports the development of young people’s leadership and advocacy skills through national youth events and a national Youth Ambassador’s Network.
We are seeking a highly motivated, inspiring, skilled and experienced National Manager to lead MYAN in this very rare position opening. This is an exciting opportunity to lead MYAN as the national peak body in a role that offers rewards such as real social impact and change for young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds.
The role is responsible for leading MYAN, including policy and advocacy activities, youth-focused practices, strategic partnerships with state and territory partners, sector development initiatives, and managing government and community stakeholders as well as managing the MYAN team.
This is a Victorian based role, however there is a requirement for regular national travel including spending time in Canberra. Interstate applicants are welcome to apply.
CMY takes Child Safety seriously and short listed candidates are subject to child safety screening and assessment against child safety standards as part of our thorough recruitment process.
Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.