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Youth Worker

Australian Red Cross
  • Casual position
  • Darwin location

 About Red Cross

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian movement. We support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. We act for humanity. 

The opportunity 

Work in a team environment at the SHAK Youth Centre in the Northern Suburbs a to deliver supportive and innovative youth development programs for young people across the Darwin Region. The role will engage with a diverse range of young people to understand their needs and aspirations, using these insights to design and run activities that contribute to the social, emotional and physical development of young people.

 What you will bring 

  • A broad knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, histories and values and the issues impacting upon Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and a commitment to their rights, needs and aspirations
  • Ability to work with culturally diverse communities
  • Experience engaging with diverse stakeholder groups including young people, families and other professionals
  • Good understanding of the issues facing young people in the Northern Territory, including demonstrated skill and commitment to working with young people
  • Strong motivation and initiative  
  • A Working with Children check is a mandatory requirement for this role and must have current and up to date check in place prior to interview process.
  • First Aid certificate or willingness to obtain

Our Covid-19 safe practices 

It’s vital you review our Red Cross COVID-19 and pre-employment requirements here prior to applying. 

Why work with us? 

Work for purpose, know that the work you do enables Red Cross to support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. 

You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year. 

Red Cross respects, values and encourages diversity. We believe that diversity in our people enriches our organisation as well as the impact we have. 

Further information 

To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the position description below. 

For additional enquiries, please contact Boab Murray-Atfield on 0419903047 for a confidential discussion. 

Position description: SHAK Youth Worker Casual location updated.docx

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. 

We are committed to protecting the rights of all people, particularly those who may be experiencing vulnerability. We want the people we work with to feel safe, be safe, and free from abuse of any kind. We are a child safe organisation. We have zero tolerance for child abuse. We value, respect and listen to children and are committed to supporting child safety and wellbeing in our work.   

Thank you for considering a career at Red Cross. We also have great opportunities to volunteer. Click to find out more.  

Job Ref #: 520802

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