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Youth Development Coaches - Corrimal / Shellharbour

ACSO

Is this you?

  • Looking for a meaningful new role where you can make an impact with young people?
  • Results driven and thrive in a team environment?
  • Seeking the flexibility of full-time or part-time work?

At ACSO, we look for people who believe in second chances, who share our values and are passionate about supporting people to thrive. If all of this sounds like you, read on!

About the role

The Youth Development Coach role is a hands-on position working directly with young people who have left school early or have disengaged from education and employment. Alongside your young people, you will develop individualised job plans and provide case-management and employment services support to help them successfully transition into employment and/or training.

In this position, you'll spend plenty of time interacting with your young people, including facilitating group sessions, balanced with office-based days in Corrimal and/or Shellharbour. You will have practical and expert advice available to call on from a wider team equipped with diverse and specialised skills and experience.

About ACSO

The Australian Community Support Organisation (ACSO) is a vibrant, values driven NFP, focused on partnering with Government and the community to co-design services that create real social change. We are an organisation with a bold vision to create a safe and inclusive community where prison truly is the last resort. Our purpose is to strengthen the wellbeing of our communities by advocating for and delivering services which divert people away from the justice system.

The Australian Community Support Organisation recognises the right to a safe and inclusive service without bias. ACSO is committed to the equitable treatment of its participants, employees and partners. We believe in humanity and celebrating the diverse voices of our community through leadership, practice and policy design, to honour and embrace diverse traditions, cultures and experiences of those we support and work alongside.

What ACSO can offer you

  • Full time, fixed term positions available until 30 June 2022 (we are open to offering part-time opportunities for the right candidates)!
  • $61,500 base salary + 10% superannuation ($68k approx. package) + NFP salary packaging options (more after tax $ in your pocket!)
  • Offices based in Shellharbour and Corrimal
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Paid parental leave
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Learning and development opportunities, including growth and leadership
  • Wellbeing initiatives such as free flu vaccines, Employee Assistance Program and Reward and Recognition Program

What we're looking for

  • A minimum qualification of (or currently working towards) a Certificate 3 in Youth, Employment Services, Community Services or a related field
  • A strong belief in humanity and a passion for working with young people
  • Strong desire to learn and a positive can-do attitude
  • Basic understanding of coaching and supporting and facilitating behaviour change
  • A strong sense of personal accountability and resilience
  • Experience working with young people and/or job seekers is advantageous
  • Established relationships with appropriate support service agencies relevant to this field of work would be advantageous

How to Apply

If you think you're a great fit for us, then we want to hear from you!
To apply and view the position description (PD), please visit our careers website and provide a copy of your resume, and a brief covering letter (no more than one page) addressing the following:

  1. Your motivation for applying for this position with ACSO
  2. How you meet the criteria listed in the "what we're looking for" section above
  3. What makes you a great team player?

Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received, so we recommend you apply early!

To learn more about this position, please Colin Renton, Program Manager - Transition to Work, on 0499 306 226.

Please note, as ACSO is an NDIS provider, the successful candidate must hold an NDIS Worker Screening Check Clearance, and an employee Working with Children Check before they commence employment in this position.

ACSO proudly acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia's first peoples and pay respect to their rich culture, lores, customs and elders past and present. We strongly embrace the spirit of reconciliation and continue working towards ensuring an equal voice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, particularly those who have been touched by the justice system.

The Australian Community Support Organisation embraces diversity within its workforce and encourages applications from appropriately qualified and skilled people regardless of their background. All suitable applicants for this role will be considered regardless of age, ability, race, gender expression, sex, cultural background, spiritual beliefs or lived experience.

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