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Youth Programs Manager

Organisation : Children and Young People with Disability Australia

Location : Melbourne (Collingwood)

Work type : Full-time, Part-time, Contract/Temporary

Profession : Advocacy, Management, Policy & Research, Program Coordination & Management, Project Management

Sector : Community Engagement, Disabilities, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : 108,000 - 113,000

Application closing date : 26 Jan, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Children and Young People with Disability Australia

CYDA is the national representative organisation for children and young people with disability aged 0 to 25 years. Our vision is that children and young people with disability are valued and living empowered lives with equality of opportunity.

About the role

Do you get excited about creating opportunities for young people to have their say about the things that matter about them?

Does supporting young people with disability to advocate, to connect and to lead sound like the ideal way to spend your time?

Are you passionate about program management? Are you ready to lead a team of talented and creative staff?

Then this opportunity might be for you..!

Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) has an exciting opportunity for someone with experience and energy for working with young people with disability to join us to lead the delivery of our youth engagement, leadership and development work.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, as the Youth Programs Manager you will bring your enthusiasm for managing staff and support young people through events, programs and opportunities to be in control of their futures.

You will enjoy:

  • A flexible, disability friendly, family friendly and fun work culture
  • A high degree of autonomy and collegial support
  • Contributing to the leadership of the organisation as part of the Leadership Team
  • Ongoing professional development support

CYDA deeply values lived experience. People with lived experience of disability are strongly encouraged to apply.

If this role sounds like a great fit, but you’re unsure of your suitability for the role, please contact Mary Sayers, Chief Executive Officer for a confidential discussion. 

Inclusion and access are cores value at CYDA.
If you have any access requirements or need support to complete your application for this role, please email us at or call / text 0407 126 351

Work type: Fixed-term (until Feb 2023), Full-time with flexible working arrangements. Applicants seeking a part time/job-share role are also encouraged to apply.

Salary: $108,780 to $113,000 plus generous salary packaging

How to apply

To apply for this position please send your application to by Wednesday 26th January 2022. CYDA may choose to interview candidates and make an appointment before the closing date.

Applications should include:

  • a cover letter addressed to Mary Sayers, Chief Executive Officer
  • a statement addressing the selection criteria
  • your current resume.

Applications provided in other formats due to access needs will be considered, please contact us to discuss.

The successful applicant will be asked to complete a Police Check and have a Working with Children Check.

Further information

For accessibility enquires or any further information please contact CYDA CEO, Mary Sayers on 03 9417 1025 or by emailing


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

Profession: #Advocacy, #Management, #Policy_and_Research, #Program_Coordination_and_Management, #Project_Management
Sector: #Community_Engagement, #Disabilities, #Youth_and_Young_People


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