City of Hobsons Bay Jobs – Youth Development Officer

Website Hobsons Bay Council

Job Description:

The Youth Development Officer – Leadership & Participation is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of programs and activities across the municipality that encourage and increase young people’s participation in the community, with particular focus on civic participation, leadership skills development and opportunities for young people to have a voice and be heard.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage a busy and exciting workload, running programs in an outreach/satellite capacity across the municipality
  • Step in to a newly developed role to increase empowerment and confidence in Hobsons Bay’s young people
  • Create, develop and co-design a range of programs that build young people’s resilience, with a focus on civic participation, leadership skill development and youth voice.
  • Work as part of a team of youth work professionals to engage young people and demonstrate outcomes through your efforts

Job Requirements:

  • Youth Work and AOD qualified and experienced working with young people using a strength-based framework
  • A self starter, motivated to create and implement our Youth Leadership and participation programs and services
  • Passionate, knowledgeable and experienced in creating opportunities for young people to have a voice, be heard and participate
  • Familiar with the YACVic Code of Ethical Practice, Child Safe Standards, and the role of youth services in a local government context.

Job Details:

Company: Hobsons Bay Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Hobsons Bay, Victoria, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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