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Acting Youth Enrichment Program Coordinator

The Parks Community Network Inc
  • This position is part-time 24 hours per week (fixed term until 23rd of December 2022, with the possibility of extension)

The Parks Community Network provides a range of programs and services for our local community. We are looking for a motivated Coordinator to oversee the Youth Enrichment Program.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To design and implement an innovative Youth Enrichment Program (YEP), in accordance with the Youth Enrichment Program guidelines outlined in the Program Operations Manual.
  • To be responsible for the development, implementation and oversight of all aspects of the Youth Enrichment Program.
  • To be responsible for the evaluation of the program.
  • Casework with young people, including assessment, accidental counselling, development of a contract with individual young people regarding their goals, maintain progress records for each young person.
  • To supervise support worker/s and other specialist facilitators.

To be a successful applicant you will have:

Key Selection Criteria

  • Ability to work with school students outside the school system;
  • Ability to liaise with schools, students, parents and other organisations regarding the student and their learning opportunities;
  • Knowledge of education and employment services for young people;
  • Experience in casework;
  • Creative and innovative ideas for working with young people at risk;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to show initiative;
  • Good communication skills including advocacy, public speaking and presentation of material to groups, meetings and boards;
  • Report writing skills;
  • Experience in working with young people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds and other disadvantaged groups;

This position is identified as ‘child-related employment’ and shall be subject to necessary checks.

A full position description is attached below.

For further information please ring The Parks Community Network Inc on 02 96097400.

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