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Youth Mentoring Coordinator (Aspire)

Organisation : Jewish Care Victoria

Location : Melbourne (St Kilda)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Community Services, Social & Support Work

Sector : Community Support Services, Families, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Hourly

Application closing date : 21 Aug, 2019

About the role

Youth Mentoring Coordinator

 

  • Help implement and shape youth mentoring programs;
  • Join a newly formed youth mentoring team and work in close collaboration with other individual and family programs;
  • Help shape and inspire young people within the Jewish Community
  • Part-time opportunity
  • Generous salary packaging benefits

 

Jewish Care Victoria, a not-for-profit organisation, is the largest provider of aged and community services for the Jewish Community in Victoria. Programs include In-home, In-Community and Residential services for Elders,  Disability Services as well as services for Individuals and Families (I&FS).

Two Youth Mentoring Programs are offered at Jewish Care – The Young Achievers Program (YAP) and Youth Aspire

We are now seeking an enthusiastic and team orientated individual to join the Individual & Family Support team to coordinate and lead the Youth Aspire mentoring program in collaboration with the Coordinator of the Young Achiever’s Program. This position is part time and is based in our St Kilda Rd office although most activities are held in Community.  We are looking for a skilled individual who understands the benefits of and values mentoring for young people, particular for those experiencing disadvantage.

 

The key responsibilities of this role are:

  • Coordinate the Youth Aspire Mentoring program
  • Market and recruit new mentees to Youth Aspire
  • Recruit, train and provide supervision and coaching to Youth mentors.
  • Work in collaboration with the Youth Mentoring Coordinator, Young Achiever’s Program.

 

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Passion for working with young people including those who have experienced some disadvantage
  • Tertiary qualifications in youth services or other relevant discipline.
  • Knowledge of appropriate mentoring and coaching frameworks
  • Experience in the coordination and delivery of youth development initiatives
  • Experience working with diverse stakeholders and great problem-solving skills

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Jewish Care Victoria

Jewish Care is committed to the professional development of all staff, providing ongoing opportunities to upgrade staff skill set and expertise.  We aim to provide the highest standard of professional and personal support offering flexibility and conditions not readily available elsewhere, including the option of maximising your income with salary packaging.

Jewish Care employs staff from all cultural and religious backgrounds and provides cultural and spiritual training in the Jewish Ethos. Our recruitment procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of our clients. Relevant screening and police checks will be conducted.

 

Jewish Care proudly celebrates and warmly welcomes the rich diversity of our community and strives to be inclusive for all, including the LGBTI+ community.

 

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact Marilyn Kraner on 03 8517 5928.

 

Applications close of business on Wednesday 21 August 2019

How to apply for this role

Please go to Jewish Care Jobs Click Here


Please quote in application: Youth Mentoring Coordinator (Aspire) via Pro Bono Australia.


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