- Job posted on: 8th Jun 2021
- Applications close:
Our three-year strategy outlines the world we want to see and our role advancing in it. It also speaks to the positive impact we will deliver to support women, girls and families to be safe, secure, strong and connected. We are committed to tackling the issues of our time which adversely affect them. We work to advance equity and social justice and support our communities to thrive.
We seek to increase economic participation and wellbeing, to build resilience, improve safety and bring about system change. We offer microfinance programs and products, financial counselling and coaching, family violence support, parenting programs and playgroups, education programs and community houses. These services are complemented by research and advocacy to address the underlying structural causes of injustice, exclusion, and inequality.
The Sydney Young Parents Program helps young parents aged 15-25 years who are at risk of homelessness, to develop the skills and confidence they need to create a supportive, nurturing environment so their family can thrive.
SYYP Case Managers use a client centred, trauma Informed, strengths based approach to provide professional individual support and case management in a safe and supportive environment to young parents and their children, access to parenting programs tailored for young parents and opportunity to meet other young parents in a weekly playgroup. Service delivery Is predominantly outreach based Including home visiting and In community.
At Good Shepherd, each member of our team is valued, we strive to support people to grow both personally and professionally. We offer generous conditions and flexible working hours to support employees to balance their personal and work life.
To find out more about the role and to review the position description please see attached or explore our website: www.goodshep.org.au