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Youth Mentoring Coordinator

Organisation : Jewish Care Victoria

Location : Melbourne (St Kilda)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Community Services, Social & Support Work

Sector : Youth & Young People

Salary type : Hourly

Application closing date : 31 Jan, 2020

About the role

  • Help implement and shape youth mentoring programs
  • Join a passionate youth mentoring team and work in close collaboration with other individual and family programs
  • Part-time opportunity
  • Generous salary packaging benefits

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 Achievers Program in collaboration with the Coordinator of the Youth Aspire 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 Young Achievers Program, Workshops and meetings
  • Develop and support the Young Achievers Alumni
  • Recruit, train and provide supervision and coaching to Youth mentors.
  • Work in collaboration with the Youth Mentoring Coordinator
  • Contribute to development of program budgets, donor engagement reporting
  • Participate in Jewish Care quality improvement plans


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


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.


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Jewish Care Victoria

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).

How to apply for this role

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

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