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Organisation : Launch Housing via Big Splash

Location : Melbourne (Broadmeadows )

Work type : Casual/Vacation

Sector : Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $36.54 per hour + 25% Casual Loading

Application closing date : 23 Aug, 2020

About the role

Join Melbourne’s most progressive housing and homelessness organisation

  • Great Broadmeadows location, close to public transportation, shops, and cafes
  • Casual role – involves shift work including weekends and overnights (Majority of the shifts will be overnight)
  • Salary: $36.54 per hour + 25% Casual Loading

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a positive and energetic Youth Development Worker to drive our advantaged thinking practice approach at our Education First Youth Foyer in Broadmeadows.

The Victorian Education First Youth Foyers provide integrated learning and student accommodation in mainstream educational settings for young people aged 16-24 years, who are at risk of or experiencing homelessness.

Using an advantaged thinking approach, they are designed for young people who have the ambition and motivation to engage in education and training but have been unable to do so due to a range of structural, institutional and personal barriers. Casual Youth Development Workers run groups for students, respond to needs as they arise, and manage operational requirements of the site.

About You

You will have experience in working in youth programs and understanding of the challenges that face young people of this background. You will have an unwavering belief in young people, be an outstanding role model to fellow staff as well as the students living at the Education First Youth Foyer, and recognise that education is essential to breaking the cycle of homelessness.

Working in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team that uses innovative education and housing practices, this exciting and challenging position offers applicants the opportunity to build and empower the lives of youth experiencing homelessness.

This role involves shift work, including weekends and overnight (majority of the shifts will be overnight)

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Launch Housing via Big Splash

Launch Housing is an independent Melbourne based community organisation passionately committed to ending homelessness. From providing high-quality housing to an innovative range of support, education, and employment services, we bring solutions to homelessness under one roof for thousands at risk or experiencing the crisis and trauma of homelessness. With over 400 staff working across 14 locations in metropolitan Melbourne, we combine direct action with advocacy, research, and innovation to drive widespread change.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Casual Youth Development Worker via Pro Bono Australia.


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