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Youth Program Activities Officer

City of Cockburn

The City

Cockburn is one of the major coastal cities found in the state of Western Australia. With a current population of over 120,000, the City is dynamic, rapidly growing and an exciting place to be.

Situated just 22km south of the Perth CBD, Cockburn boasts an amazing coastline, beautiful beaches and parks, and is supported by a rich mix of community facilities and diverse employment opportunities.

The Position

We are looking for creative and passionate team players to provide a positive, safe and supportive environment for young people aged 10 to 24 accessing Cockburn Youth Services Programs. Your role will be to facilitate and supervise all young people aged 10 to 24 participating in group programs and activities primarily at the Cockburn Youth Centre, but also City of Cockburn youth programs operating in the wider community. Successful applicants will join a recruitment pool to be considered for casual hours commencing in January 2022.  

Applicants must have:

  • Relevant post-secondary qualifications or progress toward completion e.g. Youth Studies, Youth Work, Social Work.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with at risk young people, including those from Aboriginal backgrounds, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds, young people with disabilities.
  • Demonstrated experience in program development, implementation and evaluation for young people.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current youth issues and trends.
  • Highly developed interpersonal, written and computer skills
  • Experience in supervising groups of young people on activities
  • Must have National Police Clearance, Working with Children Clearance, Drivers Licence and Provide First Aid.

Salary: $40.68 per hour, inclusive of casual loading.  

Information: Please call Josh Gardner - Youth Centre Coordinator or Kerri Mulford – Youth Centre Duty Supervisor on 9411 3887.

How to apply: Please read the attached position description and selection criteria for a full understanding of the role before applying. Then click on the"Apply Now" button to go to the City’s webpage and complete the online application.

The City of Cockburn reserves the right to commence recruitment prior to this date.

Applicants are required to demonstrate a commitment to the City of Cockburn values of Safety, Customer Service, Excellence, Accountability and Sustainability.

The City of Cockburn embraces diversity and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, young people and people with disabilities.

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