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Administration Officer - Traineeship

Koorie Youth Council
  • This role will be supported to undertake a Certificate IV in Business or Business Administration
  • Hours: 0.8FTE, 30.4 hours per week (four days a week)
  • Remuneration: Traineeship rates (dependent on candidate) (YACVic pays above award rates)
  • Status: 12 months, with potential to be extended subject to performance and funding.
  • Location: Based in Melbourne CBD with working from home arrangements during COVID-19 and frequent state-wide travel thereafter

About the Koorie Youth Council (KYC)

The Koorie Youth Council (KYC) is the representative body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in Victoria. Guided by an Executive of 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people and our state-wide members, KYC values the diversity and strength of young people as decision-makers. KYC advocates to government and community to advance the rights and representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people. By hosting events like the annual Koorie Youth Summit, KYC brings Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people together to amplify their voices for social change.

KYC is auspiced by Youth Affairs Council Victoria (YACVic).

About the Youth Affairs Council Victoria (YACVic)

Youth Affairs Council Victoria (YACVic) is the peak body and leading policy advocate on young people’s issues in Victoria. Our vision is that young Victorians have their rights upheld and are valued as active participants in their communities. We are an independent, for-purpose, member-driven organisation that represents young people (aged 12-25 years) and the sector that works with them.

About the role

The KYC Administration Officer is an exciting new traineeship position within KYC. The role will provide reception and administration support to the KYC team.

The Administration Officer will support the day-to-day running of the office and administrative duties including database creation & maintenance, event administration, KYC membership administration, and other support for KYC events and meetings.

The Administration Officer will be the first point of contact for many people visiting or contacting KYC. It is important that the service they provide is warm, youth-friendly, and welcoming. Therefore, the Administration Officer must be approachable, courteous, and professional. You will need to be able to interact with a diverse range of people and provide assistance with access needs when required. You will also need to be professional and confident in dealing with confidential information.

The successful candidate will be supported by KYC with on-the-job training and resources to complete a Certificate IV in Business or Business Administration, with guidance and mentoring by the KYC team. This opportunity is supported through the VACCHO Traineeship Program.

About the candidate

We are looking for someone who is flexible, motivated and willing to play an active part in a collaborative and close-knit team.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.

You will enjoy:

  • A flexible, disability friendly, family friendly and fun work culture
  • A high degree of autonomy and collegial support
  • Sector-leading professional development

This is an Aboriginal and Torres Islander identified position. Only Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply as this position is exempt under the special measures provision of S12(1) of the Equal Opportunity Act (VIC).

Reporting & Accountability

This role reports to the KYC Operations Officer. This role does not supervise any staff.

Employment Conditions

YACVic promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children and young people, and takes child protection very seriously. All employees are subject to screening and assessment against child safety standards, including rigorous background, identity, and reference checks. The successful applicant will require a current Working with Children Check and Police Check (costs reimbursed) and must agree to adhere to our child safe policy and code of conduct.

YACVic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People with disability and people from the LGBTIQA+ community are encouraged to apply for this position.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Nikayla Bamblett, KYC Operations Officer on 0439 927 405 or email nikayla@koorieyouth.org.au, using the subject line: Administration Officer - Traineeship enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Interviews will take place in the week beginning 17 May 2021.

A position description is attached.

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