Youth Worker

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Reference No: Marrickville

Marrickville Youth Resource Centre

Applications Closing: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 17:00

MYRC is seeking a Youth Worker (12 month contract) to provide services for young people in the Marrickville, Inner West LGA. These services include those mentioned above as well as individual support and case work with young people and their families.

Applicants must be prepared to undergo a Working with Children’s Check. 

People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Category: Social Work
Field: Family, Children and Youth
Employment basis: Full-time
Salary Range: $51,000-$65,000
Job Location: Inner West Sydney
About us

Marrickville Youth Resource Centre Inc (MYRC) is a community based organisation servicing young people aged 12-24 living, working or attending school in, the Marrickville (Inner West) Local Government Area.                

MYRC provides after-school Recreation Afternoons, Free Computer/Internet access, School Holiday Activities, Young Men’s and Young Women’s Programs. Young people also have the opportunity to participate in Skills based projects including hospitality and retail industry training along with community arts based projects. 

Position details

Relevant Youth Work or Social Work qualification (Cert 4 Minimum)

Essential Selection Criteria:
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Youth Work/Social Welfare and demonstrated high level experience of working with young people with changing needs/challenging behaviours
  • Demonstrated experience in providing individual support, case work and referral for young people and their families
  • Demonstrated experience in managing programs for and with young people, including the planning, implementation and evaluation as well as managing budgets
  • Demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal young people, young people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, and those experiencing disadvantage
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining networks and relationships and working in partnership with other community organisations, government departments and Council
  • Experience in writing reports, case notes and grant applications 
Desirable Selection Criteria:
  • LR license or willingness to obtain
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Skills in music, art, sports or other relevant areas of interest for youth
Position Description: Download position description
Contact details
Contact Name: Tom Mc Donald
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (02)95643222
How to apply

All applicants should contact the Director via email:, using the subject line: Youth Worker application via NCOSSJobs, or call (02) 9564 3222 for further information. Please be sure to attach a copy of your most recent resume along with a cover letter addressing the essential and desirable criteria within the advert. All applicants will be asked to provide a current 'Working with Children Check'.

Applications close: 5pm 22nd May 2019.

Date posted: 13 May 2019

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