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Youth Engagement Officer - LGBTIQA+ Communities

Advocacy for Disability Access and Inclusion
  • (0.2FTE) Level 3 SACS Award Fixed Term Contract to December 2022

Would you like to work with and support young people and LGBTIQA+ communities to increase community awareness and understanding of eSafety and co designing tools specific for LGBTIQA+ young people?

Catalyst Foundation is looking for a person with strong connections and experience working with young people and LGBTIQA+ communities and organisations to increase community capacity to access eSafety resources tailored to LGBTIQA+ Young People through the development of a suite of online tools.

The Youth Engagement Officer will assist in all aspects of  the planning and development phases of the Catalyst Foundation’s LGBTIQA+ eSafety Project funded by the Commissioner for eSafety Australia and assist in the organisation and management of all key stakeholders, project advisory committee, participation of LGBTIQA+ youth and all workshops or interviews conducted throughout the co-design process between the Catalyst Foundation, LGBTIQA+ community members, their advocates and supporters across metropolitan and regional South Australia.

The successful applicant will have knowledge and experience in working with and engaging young people and LGBTIQA+ communities, an understanding of community engagement principles and experience working with young people and fostering working partnerships with project partners and community groups and organisations.

Skills Required:

  • Experience in community engagement projects and youth work
  • Experience in initiating, planning and implementation of projects. 
  • Previous knowledge and experience working with LGBTIQA+, young people and/or support/community groups
  • Effective communication skills with young people, organisations and government agencies
  • Knowledge of eSafety information and Government policies to access services
  • Demonstrated project management and delivery
  • Competent computer skills
  • An understanding of Community Development principles
  • Ability to work independently
  • A strong team player

Qualities Required

  • Able to take initiative and have a positive attitude
  • Friendly and respectful of people of all ages
  • Have a commitment to achieve outcomes

This role is based at the Catalyst Foundation, Tynte Street North Adelaide and will involve travel within metropolitan and regional South Australia.

A Current Drivers License and a Current National Police Clearance is required and/or the successful applicant be willing to apply for clearances.

This position is a fixed term (0.2FTE) contract to 31 December 2022.

For further details on the role please call Carol or Jenny on 8168 8776.

A position description is attached.

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