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Policy and Advocacy Officer – MYAN (CMY152)

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Organisation : Centre for Multicultural Youth

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Community Development, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : Base Salary $81,292 per annum pro rata (plus Super and Access to Salary Packaging)

Application closing date : 1 Apr, 2019

About the role

MYAN seeks a Policy and Advocacy Officer who will take a lead role in MYAN’s policy and advocacy work. This is a dynamic national role working across sectors, and with a diverse work program.

  • Hours: 30.4-38 hours (4-5 days) per week (negotiable)
  • Fixed Term
  • Base Salary (SCHADS 6): $81,292 per annum pro rata (plus Super and access to Salary Packaging)
  • Location: CMY Carlton Office
  • Applications Close: Midday 12:00pm, Monday 1 April 2019

You will have:

  • At least 3 years experience in social policy development, including an understanding of community development principles as they apply to policy development.
  • Highly developed analytical skills in a complex policy environment.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and written communication skills, including the ability to produce high standard written work for a variety of audiences (e.g. policy papers, submissions, reports, sector resources).
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in managing and building effective relationships across various sectors. This includes the ability to motivate, influence and collaborate with a variety of stakeholders in the government and non-government sectors and with young people.
  • An understanding of and sensitivity to the experiences of young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds in Australia, including key policy issues of significance to this population group.

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About the organisation

Organisation Name : Centre for Multicultural Youth

Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network Australia (MYAN) is the national peak body representing the rights and interests of young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds – Australia’s national voice on multicultural youth issues. MYAN is auspiced and chaired by the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY). 

MYAN works in partnership with young people, government and non-government agencies at the state and national levels to support a consistent approach to addressing the rights and needs of young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds in policy and service delivery. MYAN facilitates a national approach to youth settlement through its broad networks and partners in each state and territory. MYAN also supports the development of young people’s leadership and advocacy skills through national youth events and a national Youth Ambassador’s Network.

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Policy and Advocacy Officer – MYAN (CMY152) via Pro Bono Australia.


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