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Youth Development Officer x3

  • Demonstrate your passion to empower the younger community in Wyndham
  • 2x Temporary full-time (6 or 10-month) positions and 1x Permanent full-time position, Wyndham based
  • Salary from $72,984 plus super


We are Wyndham, one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.

Our people are hard at work designing the precincts, building the infrastructure, developing the policies and delivering the programs that will ensure the City is prepared to welcome over 200,000 new residents by 2040.

Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.

A bit about the role

The position reports to the Area Leader Youth Support and Development. You will join a strong exciting team of youth development officers to collaborate and engage with the growing population of younger communities. You will be running, developing and improving lots of exciting programs to engage and develop and empower the younger community.

What you’ll deliver

  • Develop, facilitate and evaluate youth programs, events & activities.
  • Work collaboratively with the team to engage and empower our young people from the community.
  • Complete risk management assessments for programs, events & activities.
  • Grow and develop partnerships with the greater community relevant Schools & stakeholders.
  • Be adaptive and excited about the growth of youth services.


What you’ll bring

  • Experience in working with youth.
  • Tertiary qualification in youth work or related field (essential requirement).
  • Available for work on weekends and after standard hours.
  • A passion for the community and youth.
  • A positive, curious and flexible attitude.


Be part of something more

Take a look at our job opportunities and you may be surprised at what you discover: a future-focused culture, a sense of purpose and possibility, and real opportunities to strengthen our diverse community. It all adds up to make Wyndham City a great place to belong. 

Our people are our most valued asset. We are focused on building a culture that empowers every person to do their best work. Flexibility is built right into our DNA and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace that celebrates a diverse workforce. Ask us how this role can be worked.

So, are you ready to shape new possibilities?

What’s next?

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending us a cover letter and your resume. We do not require any selection criteria to be addressed.  Please address the below two Key Selection Criteria in your cover letter.

  • Demonstrated experience in the development, implementation, evaluation and reporting of programs and services.
  • Degree qualification in Youth Work, Community Development, Social Work or a related discipline and relevant experience in the generalist Youth Sector or lesser formal qualification and substantial relevant experience in the Youth Sector.


​​​​​​​For a confidential discussion, please contact Dianne Snowden, Area Leader - Youth Support & Development on 8734 1355.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm Sunday 31 January 2021.

Wyndham City Council is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating safe and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.

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