Casual Youth Activities Officer - Ellenbrook Place by City of Swan

Info: The City of Swan is home to a thriving and diverse community, with a well established youth development and engagement approach. An opportunity is now available to become a part of the Youth Development team and support the operation of the Cool Room Youth Centre and related youth programs in Ellenbrook. The Cool Room provides a safe and accessible space for young people aged 12 to 17 years to socialise, recreate, and participate within their local community.

Key objectives of this dynamic role are to:
 Support Senior Youth Staff in the operation and delivery of The Cool Room Youth Service and related programs;
 Engage directly with young people to promote participation in the Youth Centre, school holiday activities, and related community and youth events;
 Work within the policies and procedures of the Youth Centre and supporting programs which reflect best practice.

To be successful in joining our team you will have or be working towards a qualification in the Human Services field, particularly in Youth Work and experience in a similar role would be an advantage. You will also have a working knowledge of social, cultural and economic issues impacting young people at risk.

It is essential to have a current Working With Children Check and "C" class driver's licence. You must also be available to work flexible hours, such as Monday and Friday evenings, occasional school holidays and related events.

The salary for this position will be Level 5 and negotiated from $28.34 to $33.40 per hour plus casual loading depending on experience.
Posted By: City of Swan
Closing Date: 03/03/2015
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Contact Information: Yanthe McIntyre-Gadsby 0438811497