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Youth Participation Program Manager

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Organisation : Orygen

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Support Services, Mental Health, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 28 May, 2020

About the role

  • NFP Salary Packaging options; work/life balance
  • Full-time fixed term position for 2 years
  • Leading organisation in youth mental health

We believe that all young people deserve to grow into adulthood with optimal mental health. Everything we do is focused on that outcome, pioneering new, positive approaches to the prevention and treatment of mental disorders. 

As the Youth Participation Program Manager, your contribution will be to provide leadership and guidance to staff across the organisation to implement specific youth engagement and participation activities in mental health. You can achieve this by coordinating and providing strategic guidance for supporting new initiatives to facilitate meaningful involvement of young people across the organisation.  

You will have exceptional skills in communicating and working with young people in a health related setting, combined with significant experience working with young people in a community and/or health related setting. You will have a commitment and understanding of the principles of youth engagement and participation and how this translates at an organisational level.

As a Youth Participation Program Manager, you will have:

Proven experience in managing the needs of young people engaged in a variety of activities across an organisation;

Theoretical and applied knowledge related to youth participation and engagement;

Multi-perspective understanding of the development and implementation of new projects.

As a guide, remuneration of $95,000 – $105,000 per annum is offered, dependent on skills and experience; NFP generous salary sacrificing opportunities are also available to the successful candidate. 

Please refer to the Position Description below for the selection criteria and other duties, skills and experience required for this position.


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Orygen

Orygen is the world’s leading research and knowledge translation organisation focusing on mental ill-health in young people. Find out more on our website.

Orygen is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, developing and retaining our staff irrespective of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.  We strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

Orygen is committed to providing an inclusive work environment that supports employees to achieve their career goals without compromising their life goals.  With this in mind Orygen offers a range of employment benefits including generous paid leave, flexible work arrangement, access to NFP salary packaging and an employee assistance program.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Youth Participation Program Manager via Pro Bono Australia.



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