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Project Officer – CSG Youth Leadership (CMY176)

Organisation : Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY)

Location : Melbourne (Melton/ Brimbank)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Community Services, Program Coordination & Management

Sector : Community Development

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $84,849 per annum (pro rata), plus Super

Application closing date : 20 Sep, 2021

About the role

About the Role

CMY seeks a Project Officer who will be responsible for the development and delivery of the Community Support Group youth leadership program that focuses on building leadership skills of young people from South Sudanese background through having their voices heard and share their experiences and perspectives through youth-led leadership/mentoring program and activities. The program will give priority to the views of young people in shaping, informing and in driving the design and delivery.

This position is specifically for someone from the South Sudanese community, under Special Measures of the Equal Opportunity Act

  • Hours: 4 hours per week (0.8 FTE), Part Time
  • Fixed Term: until 30 September 2023
  • Base Salary (SCHADS Level 5): $84,849 per annum (pro rata), plus Super and access to Salary Packaging
  • Location: Melton/Brimbank (due to COVID-19 restrictions, this role will require you to initially work from home)
  • Applications Close: Midday 12:00 pm, Monday, 20 September 2021
  • Interviews: to be held in the week beginning Monday 4 October 2021

You will have

  1. Demonstrated experience in leading, planning and running youth leadership groups and youth-led projects as well as delivering and facilitating training and capacity-building workshops to young people in a timely manner.
  2. Demonstrated commitment to youth participation practices and community development principles with understanding and sensitivity to issues affecting young people from South Sudanese backgrounds.
  3. Demonstrated group work skills and a sound understanding of youth group dynamics.
  4. Case management experience and demonstrated ability to manage complex young people and family issues;
  5. Strong written and interpersonal communication skills including the ability to effectively engage with young people, families, and professionals and collaborate with staff across multiple regions.
  6. A well-developed understanding of and sensitivity to intergenerational issues including a sound understanding of gaps in intergenerational communication and ways of addressing intergenerational conflicts between South Sudanese young people and parents.


For more information


How to Apply

  • Provide your updated resume / CV
  • Provide a statement addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description
  • Email the above documents to using the subject line: <Insert Your Name>

CMY takes Child Safety seriously and short listed candidates are subject to child safety screening and assessment against child safety standards as part of our thorough recruitment process.  


Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY)

About CMY

The Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) is a not-for-profit organisation based in Victoria, providing specialist knowledge and support to young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. Our vision is that young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds are connected, empowered and influential Australians.

How to apply

Position Description : PD CMY176 Proj Off - CSG YL_Sept 2021

How to Apply

  • Provide your updated resume / CV
  • Provide a statement addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description

Email the above documents to using the subject line: <Insert Your Name> CMY176.


Please quote in application: Project Officer – CSG Youth Leadership (CMY176) via Pro Bono Australia.


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