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Youth Development Coach - 4 Nights per Week

  • 493146
  • Youth and Families - Casework
  • Youth and Families - Community Development and Engagement
  • Full time permanent
  • Part time permanent
  • Are you passionate about celebrating young people for their strengths and interests?
  • Do you believe in equipping young people with the pathways they need to create the future they want, on their terms?
  • Do you want to be a part of a team that will bring a highly-regarded, evidence-based program to NSW?

Foyer Central is Uniting’s bold new social impact investment program.  The program provides young people with affordable independent housing with a supporting team of Youth Development Coaches.

Based in Sydney's CBD, this role is responsible for working with young people from 18-22 years who have exited out of home care.  Working 3/4 nights per week, including some weekends, as a stand up shift you will provide supervision and support to young people living in Foyer Central.

The emphasis will be on supporting young people with everyday living activities, education and/or employment opportunities with a focus on transitioning into independent living.

The Youth Development Coach will be part of a highly skilled team who share a commitment to working collaboratively to ensure the Foyer Central framework is embedded within the program.

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

Further to this we offer:

  • Contribute directly to creating and establishing the first of these services in Sydney.
  • Play a key operational role to provide links between the young people and community to be part of a young person’s journey to independence.
  • Offering ongoing training and mentoring so you can continue to improve and learn new skills.
  • NFP salary packaging and accessible employee assistance program to support your wellbeing.
  • Onsite parking

About you:

  • Knowledge of multiple service systems and the support that young vulnerable people leaving OOHC require to transition to independence.
  • Passion for working with young people and a sound knowledge of the issues faced by young people.
  • WWCC and Police Check with the ability to work flexible hours.
  • Proven experience working in a residential youth care environment would be highly regarded
  • Would suit student studying Masters in relevant subject

 At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

Closing date: Apr 18, 2021

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