Youth Workers, Rockingham PCYC

30/01/2019

Rockingham PCYC is looking for passionate and dedicated Youth Workers to assist with the Saturday Night Basketball Program!

  • Iconic not-for-profit
  • Be part of changing the lives of WA youths

Category

Community Services & Development

Sub Category

Youth Services

Location

Rockingham, WA

Work Type

Casual

The Federation of WA PCYC is looking for enthusiastic and dedicated Youth Workers to run and assist with Saturday Night Basketball Program at Rockingham PCYC.


Who we are:

Established in 1941, WA PCYC engages Western Australian youth in activities and programs to create healthier, happier and safer communities. With over 50 PCYC Centres and Blue Light Units throughout the state, as well as one camp facility, PCYC is a leader in the communities it serves. By engaging youth, we change peoples’ lives and help build leaders. We are a dedicated team who value our people and the important roles they play. We also place high value on our brand, ensuring we build a positive and wide-ranging perception about our activities, programs and who we are.


Position Profile:

Rockingham PCYC has exciting opportunities available for casual Youth Workers who are enthusiastic and passionate about their role and working with youth as well as Basketball. These positions will be working within the Rockingham PCYC Saturday night Basketball program which is a Drop In style service designed to provide a safe place for at risk youth as well as providing them with an alternative program to promote health and well being . The Youth Workers will aim to assist at risk youth by engaging with and providing assertive and intensive support to the youth who may have mental health illnesses or issues; may be homeless, have complex needs and drug/alcohol issues. This position will require you to demonstrate a capacity to engage with and empower at risk youth.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and assist with the Rockingham PCYC Saturday night Basketball program
  • Assist in the daily running of programs in the Centre as well as in an Outreach capacity
  • Encourage and facilitate the engagement of participants on our programs and accessing them to other available community services
  • Build and establish a rapport with our participants and provide appropriate referral when needed
  • Assist in the monitoring and development of programs on an ongoing basis.

Selection Criteria: 

  • Be available Saturdays evenings from 4pm-10pm
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with and engaging at risk youth.
  • Certificate IV in Youth Work or Community Services and/or extensive work related experience
  • Related experience in coaching Basketball and/or proof of relevant knowledge
  • Develop and facilitate social, recreation activity programs which proactively ‘engage’ young people in an outreach setting.
  • Competent written and verbal communication
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate (a willingness to obtain)
  • Hold or willing to obtain Working with Children Check and National Police Clearance

 Benefits: 
  • Be part of changing the lives of WA youths
  • Be part of positive, supportive and diverse work environment
  • Be part of an Iconic no-for-profit brand
  • Flexible working arrangements
 
How to apply:
If you are interested in this position please submit your resume and cover letter by clicking "Apply" below
For further information please contact the HR team on hr@wapcyc.com.au or (08) 9277 4388
Applications Close COB 16 February 2019
We are not accepting agency applications at this time.
WA PCYC reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable candidate be found prior.

The Federation of WA PCYC promotes a diverse and inclusive culture across the organisation. We welcome and strongly encourage applicants from diverse community groups, cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, disabilities or ages to apply.

Email

hr@wapcyc.com.au


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