Youth Engagement Coordinator

Job No: VIN2984
Location: Hybrid: WFH & Lewisham

  • Hybrid way of working – work/life flexibility options 
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging tax free benefits, increasing your take home pay.
  • Diverse and autonomous role - opportunity to make a real difference in the community! 

 

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services, whose values  it is to shape a more just and compassionate society.  

We believe our employees are key to our success and offer Learning and Development programs to enhance and grow your career across a range of teams and services. 

 

Your new role:

We are looking for a enthusiastic Youth Engagement Coordinator to implement Vinnies youth engagement strategy and develop creative ways to build engagement with young people in communities across the state. In this diverse role you will use your skills and experience working with young people to develop new and innovative ways to promote and grow the young adult membership of the society. Your communication and stakeholder management skills will be vital as you support and advise staff across the organisation to implement best practice youth engagement. 

Your responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate the development and implementation of a youth engagement strategy that will maximise retention and facilitates clear transition pathways to other forms of age-appropriate conference work.
  • Coordinate state-wide initiatives for youth engagement that take into account needs for each region and ensure effective support for youth members and volunteers.
  • Facilitate connection and collaboration between youth staff, volunteers and members and other staff, volunteers and members.
  • Facilitate the design and update of resources that support youth and school engagement.
  • Support the delivery of timely and relevant internal communications across the network of Youth Engagement Officers and Coordinators across all regions, leveraging technology and social media as needed.
  • Foster a culture of improvement by actively seeking new and innovative approaches to the ways in which we engage with young people.
  • Ensure that appropriate forums and events are designed and implemented to bring young people together to share ideas, knowledge, spiritual formation and learning.
  • Utilise relevant information and data to prepare and deliver reports on schools and youth engagement programs and initiatives as required.

 

You will need: 

  • Experience working with and effectively engaging young people.
  • Enthusiasm to try new things and offer suggestions of how things can be improved.  
  • Demonstrated experience providing operational & administrative support in teams working remotely and across various locations.
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills across a range of mediums.   
  • Proven project coordination skills and the ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Proven ability to develop resources and programs for young people.
  • Proven ability to effectively engage with stakeholders from across a diverse workforce, including members, volunteers and staff delivering a variety of services.
  • Capacity to work intermittently out of hours, including weekends and evening events.
  • NSW driver licence & capacity to travel across the State on occasion

 

If this sounds like you, don’t wait - apply now, we are interviewing applications as we receive them. Submit your application with a resume. For more about the role, see the Position Description. 

This is our Recruitment process

If you have questions about this role, or require an easy read Position Description, please email Louis.Hearnden@vinnies.org.au quoting: Youth Engagement Coordinator /VIN2984

 

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) welcomes people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to engaging a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQIA+, candidates of any or no religious beliefs and applicants of all ages.

The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society’s commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People. Prior to an offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check & Working with Children check. A health / medical assessment may be required for some roles.

    St Vincent de Paul (NSW) has a COVID- 19 vaccination policy that has identified this role as requiring a full COVID-19 vaccination. Medical exemptions with the NSW government contraindication form will be considered, subject to a satisfactory risk assessment. 

 

 

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