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Youth Accommodation Support Service - Youth Support Worker

Youth Advocacy Centre
  • Contract to 30 June 2023 (with possibility of extension)
  • Brisbane based - 31 hours per week
  • SCHCADS Award Level 4

The YASS Youth Support Worker is a strong advocate for young people, empowering them to take control of their lives and make informed decisions. YASS provides flexible, integrated and practical mobile support to young people aged 15-19 years who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and/or who have legal issues across the Greater Brisbane area (up to Caboolture and down to Beenleigh, from Ipswich across to the Bay and Islands). The YASS (Brisbane) complements and integrates with YAC’s Caboolture YASS program which provides mobile support, case work support and practical assistance to young people across the Greater Brisbane region.

YAC is looking for a person who is enthusiastic about working with young people, displays good judgement and initiative and is a good team member.

YAC values diversity in all its forms and welcomes applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people; those from ethnically diverse communities; and LGBTIQ+ persons.

This is a great opportunity to join a well-respected community legal and social welfare agency for young people and play your part in helping young people and their families to get their lives back on track! YAC has a multidisciplinary team delivering services across the greater Brisbane area generally, to young people aged 10-18 years who are involved in, or at risk of involvement in the youth justice and/or child protection systems, and/or are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Please access the Position Description and Selection Criteria document below (or also found on the YAC website – https://www.yac.net.au/vacancies/ ) which set out:

  • the roles and responsibilities of the position
  • the prerequisites and selection criteria

How to apply

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