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Assistant Youth Worker


Reference: 4847720

The City of Canning aims to be a welcoming and thriving city, giving our people an opportunity to thrive through work that truly makes a difference! We now have an exciting opportunity for a committed Assistant Youth Workers to join us on a casual basis.

Impact the Community in a Big Way!

The role reports to the Leader Youth Development and Programming and will provide support to the Community Youth Workers and Youth Development Officer to deliver and implement a range of services that support, empower, welcome and make a difference to the diverse young people within the City. The role mainly supports the delivery of support, activities, programs and engagement from the City's three Youth Centres during "drop-in" times, though also may involve outreach and delivery in other locations and programs as directed.

  • Casual opportunities
  • Gym memberships
  • $22.85 per hour + 25% casual loading + 10.5% super

Applicants will have, or be working towards, a qualification in Youth Work or similar Human Services field, as well as a current Working with Children Check and current satisfactory National Police Clearance. The right applicant for the role will have a genuine passion for and experience working with a diverse range of young people including youth at risk to provide them with suitable support, information and learning and capacity building activities. They will have demonstrated experience in delivering a range of youth activities and/or programs; enjoy working in a collaborative team setting; have good communication and interpersonal skills and an excellent work ethic. They will be able to work flexible hours including weekdays and evenings, Friday nights and occasional weekends.

Canning welcomes you to apply:

Please visit our website where you can access the position description and apply for the position.

To submit an application, you will need to provide two attachments only - 1) your resume and 2) a cover letter that addresses the selection criteria listed in the position description.

For a confidential enquiry please contact Ashleigh Battye on 08 9231 0626. Reference 20-1920

Applications close 5.00pm Monday 16 September 2019

At the City of Canning, one person can, and does, make a difference every day!

The City of Canning is a "Welcoming and Thriving" place to live and work. We believe that engaging people with diverse backgrounds will assist in delivering superior services to our community and are committed to the principles of equal opportunity for all.

Applications Close: 16 Sep 2019