Youth Engagement Officer

Alice Springs, Australia

Reference: 5990516

  • Fantastic employee benefits
  • Salary package commencing at $73,396.21 (inclusive of superannuation and leave loading)
  • Great relaxed lifestyle
  • Recruiting for various communities in remote locations

Welcome to MacDonnell Regional Council. We are a dynamic Council seeking to improve the lives of our residents by delivering valued and relevant services. The MacDonnell region is surrounded by awe-inspiring landscapes, making for the perfect base to work, live and play.

This position will be based in one of the nine communities which MacDonnell Regional Council's Youth Services operates in.

As the Youth Engagement Officer, you will be responsible for delivering Youth Program towards young people aged 5-12 years and 12-25 years old, engagement with youth at risk, including the supervision of individual case management to Youth Services clients.

Our successful candidate will ideally hold Cert IV in youth, Sports and Recreation, community Development or equivalent experience. Considerable experience in youth specific programming, data collection and producing reports, participating in performance management process.

Your hard work will be recognised and rewarded. On top of your already competitive salary, you will enjoy up to 3% additional Employer Super Contribution and remote salary packaging. We offer 6 weeks annual leave with generous personal, study and cultural leave, as well as a family friendly needs and work life balance, employee assistance and a great team environment, just to name a few!

This is a unique opportunity to have a genuine influence in helping Council improve the lives of our residents and communities, while also further developing your own skills base and career pathways.

Please ensure your application includes your responses to the key selection criteria.

For further information on this position please refer to the Position Description or contact Youth Services team at 08 8958 9600.

MacDonnell Regional Council recognises and respects the region's unique Aboriginal culture and 78% of our workforce are Aboriginal, therefore an understanding and awareness of cultural impacts and sensitivities is essential. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and may be preferenced under our Special Measures Policy.

Applications Close: 30 Jun 2022

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