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Youth Program Coordinator

Posted: June 07, 2024
Youth Program Coordinator

Are you a community, education or youth services leader looking to take the next step in your career? Do you have leadership experience and looking to make a difference in the community?

If this is you, come join our PCYC team as Youth Program Coordinator in Carnarvon!
WA PCYC is one of WA’s leading youth organisations, working with the WA Police Force and the community for over 80 years. Our mission is simple - to help all children and young people achieve their potential. Our programs and partnerships all centre around making a difference in a young person’s life by creating opportunities to build capacity, life skills and self-empowerment.
About the Role:
Surrounded by beautiful destinations like the World Heritage listed, Shark Bay and the Ningaloo reef to name a few, Carnarvon is a coastal town with a wonderful tight-knit community where your next adventure awaits. Carnarvon PCYC caters to the needs of the community through diversionary programs that are targeted towards local young people, such as our safeSPACE program.

The Youth Program Coordinator will be leading the development, delivery and evaluation of our safeSPACE program - PCYCs diversionary program, aimed at supporting frontline policing priorities and preventing young people from becoming involved in the youth justice system and improving outcomes for those who do.
This role is responsible for:
  • Planning programs, activities and workshops relevant to young people
  • Facilitating the effective delivery of programs, activities and workshops relevant young people in line with contractual obligations
  • Coordinating the evaluation of programs, activities and workshops relevant to young people utilising appropriate evaluation tools
  • Developing safe and effective workplace culture and providing leadership and direction to youth services staff and volunteers
  • Representing PCYC within the local community and developing stakeholder relationships
  • The overall delivery and performance of safeSPACE including governance, risk management, financial management and compliance
Why join our team:
  • Competitive remuneration – up to SCHADS level 4.1 based on experience and qualifications!
  • Salary packaging - access to salary packaging arrangements through Access Pay which means up to $18,550 of your salary tax-free!(meaning more take home income after tax)
  • Relocation allowance – allowance and flights to Carnarvon available for relocating candidates
  • Values-driven organisation- supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to be bold, big-hearted and successful
  • Access to exclusive discounts and vouchers- this includes leading retailers such as Woolworths, Amazon, Hoyts and more
  • Flexible work and leave arrangements - we understand the need for work-life balance and happy to discuss arrangements that would suit the needs of you and the team
  • Career development opportunities - we believe in our team and we continue to provide ongoing training and support to help you reach your goals
  • Employee Assistance Program - free, confidential and independent EAP, including free access to physical, mental and financial online support.
About you:
  • A qualification in Youth/Community work (Diploma or above is highly desirable) or related area such as social work, psychology, behavioural science and/or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, delivering and evaluating youth programs
  • Ability to communicate effectively with young people from diverse backgrounds, including their families.
  • Previous experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander young people and have a good understanding of the issues facing First Nations people
  • Passionate about re-engaging young people through building positive professional relationships and utilising a strengths based, person centered, trauma aware, solutions focused approach
  • Ability to practice to the standards of WA Youth Work Code of Ethics
  • Demonstrated leadership experience, knowledge and skills
  • Possess or willing to obtain National Police Clearance, Working with Children and drivers license
If this sounds like your next role, apply now as applications close 21 June 2024:
  • Be willing to obtain a Working with Children Check and National Police Clearance issued within a 6-month period.
  • Update your resume and cover letter
  • Click on ‘’Apply’’ below!
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.
PCYC is a child safe organisation. We have a zero tolerance for child abuse and we are committed to providing a child safe environment.
WA PCYC reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable candidate be found prior.
  • Carnarvon, WA
  • Permanent
  • Community Services & Development
  • Youth Services

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