Youth Services Program Coordinator

Dundas Area Neighbourhood Centre

Applications Closing: Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 00:00

About the Role


The Youth Services Program Co-ordinator is responsible for the management of programs for youths.  The Youth Services Program Co-ordinator works with other staff members, team of volunteers, service providers and collaborates with other community organisations to deliver programs to meet the needs of youths in the region.

Category: Community Development, Social Work
Field: Family, Children and Youth, Mental Health & Counselling, Community
Employment basis: Part-time
Job Location: NSW
About us

Reporting to:               Services Manager

Salary:                          SCHADS Award Level 3.3 – 4.0

Employment terms:    Permanent part-time – up to 30 hours per week

Location:                     Dundas Area Neighbourhood Centre


About the Centre


Dundas Area Neighbourhood Centre receives its major funding from the NSW Family and Community Services (FACS).  It has three staff and a large team of volunteers who work as a team to achieve objectives in line with the NSW Targeted Earlier Intervention (TEI) Program Reform in the Dundas, Telopea, Ermington and Rydalmere areas (the region).


Programs specifically target vulnerable

  • Children
  • Families
  • Young People
  • Communities
Position details


Program management and delivery

  • Research and assess needs of youths in the region
  • Develop, manage and deliver programs to meet needs in collaboration with other community organisations in the region
  • Evaluate program outcomes and adapt programs as required to meet evolving needs


Manage stakeholder relationships

  • Engage with program participants to ensure that programs remain relevant and innovative
  • Manage relationships with other community organisations and service providers in the area – collaborate, advocate, refer, avoid duplication
  • Recruit, train, manage and engage with team of volunteers to ensure professional delivery of programs


Administration and communication accountability

  • Collect and record data and information for accountability, evaluation and reporting requirements
  • Actively analyse data against targets and implement strategies where required
  • Manage budgets and grant acquittals where required
  • Submit timely and accurate reports to Management Committee
  • Communicate and implement decisions made in collaboration with staff members and Management Committee


Essential Selection Criteria:
  • Tertiary qualifications relevant to community work
  • Strong understanding of stakeholder engagement
  • Demonstrated experience in development, management and delivery of programs for youths in a similar organisation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience in social media
  • Sound computer skills
  • Experience in working in a cohesive team environment involving volunteers
Desirable Selection Criteria:
  • Knowledge and understanding of the TEI Program Reform
  • Community language (Middle Eastern or Asian)
  • Current NSW driver’s licence
  • Experience in writing grant applications
  • Familiarity with the region – Dundas, Telopea, Ermington and Rydalmere
Other Information:

Other essentials


  • NSW Working with Children Check
  • National Police Check
  • Ability to work at scheduled times that best suit the client groups
Position Description: Download position description
Contact details
Contact Name: 2117
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (02) 9684 1667
How to apply

Please email resume and cover letter to with subject line "Youth Worker Position" and to the attention of Aracely Barreras. Only applications with a cover letter will be reviewed. If you have any queries, please direct them to the email listed. 

Date posted: 17 June 2019

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