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Youth Career Coach

The Smith Family
  • Be part of an organisation that makes a difference
  • Time of growth at The Smith Family in careers landscape
  • Diverse, fast moving role
  • Full time, 6 months contract role
  • Brisbane, QLD

The Smith Family is an independent children's charity helping Australian children living in disadvantage to get the most out of their education, so they can create better futures for themselves.

Work closely with Family Partnership Coordinators and Program Coordinators to achieve an integrated approach to support young people and their families, with the focus on providing coaching.

A day in the life of a Youth Career Coach might look like this, but really every day will be different:

  • Providing one to one career coaching to young people aged between 15-18 years
  • Supporting the delivery and coordination of practical career related programs in South East QLD
  • Working closely with operations teams within community

It takes a special kind of person to be one of our Youth Career Coaches

Successful candidates will bring the following:

  • Experience in coaching and supporting young people with complex needs to support them to transition into successful post school pathways
  • Knowledge and skills in coaching /counselling young people
  • Knowledge of career development frameworks

Living up to our employment promise, our team members tell us that working for The Smith Family they have great job flexibility and the ability to work alongside committed, passionate and professional team members whilst engaging in challenging, fulfilling and diverse work. In turn, our team members believe that they offer commitment to our vision, mission and values and effective collaboration with fellow team members to deliver strong performance outcomes.

If you are passionate about what you do, committed to make a difference and this sounds like your next role, please click apply, we’d love to hear from you. You may view the position description attached. For any other information, please contact Emma Degenhardt, Project Lead, Ready for Work Initiative at emma.degenhardt@thesmithfamily.com.au using the subject line: Youth Career Coach enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must be prepared to undertake a National Police Check and a Working with Children Checks. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to principles of cultural diversity. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

A position description is attached.

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