About the role
About the Role The Team Leader will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating a team of staff and to support the participation of young people from African and Pasifika backgrounds and mainstream youth in the local community. The position will be responsible for increasing the connections young people have with support services, peers and the community with the objective of instilling a greater sense of belonging, stronger cultural pride and improved problem solving skills. This will be achieved through the planning and delivery of programs and group work activities with a focus on sport and recreation, education and employment targeting young people and their families from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.
- Hours: 30.4 – 38 hours per week, 0.8 FTE – Full Time (negotiable)
- Fixed Term: 18 months
- Base Salary (SCHADS 6) : $78,802 pro rata plus (Super + Salary Packaging)
- Location: Wyndham
- Applications Close: Midday, Monday 24 September 2018
You will have
- Demonstrated experience working with and supporting young people from refugee backgrounds and an understanding of the issues affecting at risk refugee young people;
- Demonstrated experience in the supervision of staff, including a proven ability to identify potential issues and possible setbacks and guide and motivate the team to achieve outcomes;
- Demonstrated experience in project implementation and coordination including well-developed organisational and analytical skills and the ability to plan and manage an effective work program and meet deadlines;
- Demonstrated experience working in the community, youth, justice, Indigenous or multicultural sectors and a demonstrated commitment to social justice principles;
- Demonstrated case work experience and an ability to engage young people and their families in the refugee and youth sector; and
- Demonstrated high level written, verbal and interpersonal skills including the ability to write reports and project plans.
For more information
- On the role, download the Position Description http://www.cmy.net.au/careers
- On CMY, visit http://www.cmy.net.au/about-us
- Contact person for the role, Johnny King – Project Manager, Crime Prevention on 0488 627 784
About the organisation
The Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) is a not-for-profit organisation based in Victoria, providing specialist knowledge and support to young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. Our vision is that young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds are connected, empowered and influential Australians.
How to apply for this role
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Team Leader (CMY135) via Pro Bono Australia.