Youth Programs Coordinator | YMCA NSW Careers

Youth Programs Coordinator

  • Location: Lake Haven, NSW
  • Work-type: Temporary Part Time
  • Category: Community Services
  • Expires: Sept. 22, 2019 at 10 p.m.
  • Salary: $30 - $35 per hour
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Job details

  • 12 month contract - Part Time 30 hours per week
  • New role located in Lake Haven 
  • Make your contribution through developing and delivering youth programs

This new role in our Community Services team will see you research, plan, develop and deliver high quality programs with particular focus on youth outreach and engagement. 

About your new role

Reporting to the Community & Youth Programs Manager, you will establish and coordinate youth programs that focus on supporting physical, mental and social wellbeing of young people.  The role will see you work with your colleagues to engage the community to identify youth social issues, concerns and needs and program accordingly. 

Specifically you will be responsible for:

  • Program development and Coordination
  • Program delivery
  • Outcomes measurement and quality improvement of programs
  • Stakeholder engagement and relationship management
  • Volunteer management
  • Compliance & Risk Management
About you

You should share YMCA NSW belief in the power of inspired young people and demonstrate this through your own study, interests and experience. You have a keen eye for detail and enjoy problem solving and working in a fast paced environment.  You will also be driven to learn from experience and the opportunity to be mentored by a strong team of individuals.   

To be successful in this role, you will have

  • Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Youth Work
  • Experience working with young people
  • Experience dealing with young people with challenging behaviours
  • Hold a current NSW driver's licence
  • Display strong leadership, interpersonal and people management
  • Be a great time manager and be able to mutitask
  • Have exceptional written and verbal communication skills  

About the Y 

YMCA NSW is a profit-for-purpose organisation focused on healthy living, social impact and empowering young people. We operate 22 recreation centres, 63 Out of School Hours Care services and two camping locations which fund our diverse range of community programs, employing 1800 staff across NSW.

Our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We encourage people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family & caring responsibilities & cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage to apply.

Commitment to Safeguarding

YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:

  • a national criminal history check;
  • an international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas;
  • holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/ equivalent in accordance with state/ territory laws;
  • Two reference checks.

Please note, the results of any National and International Police Check will only be used to assess your suitability to perform the role.

Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.