Overview

Albury City Council

The Position
To work with young people and other service providers to develop and coordinate programs for participants and to develop a range of programs and services that meets the aims of the Youth Cafe which are to create:

  • A safe accessible place for young people.
  • A place to foster youth culture, access to the arts and entertainment.
  • A place to build resilience in young people. 

The Cafe project evolved from a direct request from local young people in Albury and Wodonga. The main aim of this unique service is to be inclusive of all young people 12 – 24 without targeting any particular group. AlburyCity’s Youth Team aims to nurture and foster the social and cultural development of young people through music, events, activities, workshops, support groups and links with other Council and community services.
 

  • Working 35 hours per week with a fortnightly RDO
  • Flexible working arrangement
  • Come and work for an engaging and dynamic team

About us 
We are the facilitator of a thriving, resilient and liveable city full of opportunities, and the custodians of an environment like no other. We ensure Albury is a great place to live, work and invest. 
  

Qualifications & experience 

  • Qualifications in Youth Work, Community Services or related discipline or equivalent relevant work experience.
  • Current First Aid Certificate (compulsory to have and maintain)
  • Class C (standard) Driver’s Licence (compulsory to have and maintain)
  • Demonstrated experience liaising and networking with local agencies
  • Demonstrated experience working with young people

Tasks & responsibilities 

  • Promote the Youth Cafe and programs to diverse young people through schools, and Youth Services and the broader community.
  • Establish and provide a range of youth focused programs from the Cafe and at other community locations that meet the needs of diverse young people within the community.
  • Undertake all procedures that relate to the operations of Retro Lane Café and Youth programs.
  • Attend relevant youth related meetings and network with service providers.
  • Seek out funding opportunities to implement ongoing youth programs and events.

Hours
Based on a 35 hour week, with actual days and times being Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm, with an RDO in accordance with AlburyCity’s RDO guidelines. 

Benefits 

Live and work in a culture rich location minutes from the Murray River, just a short drive to one of Victoria’s best wine regions and with the ski fields so close you will be zooming down the mountains in under two hours.  

Our employee benefits include professional development and flexible working conditions. Our conditions of employment support equal opportunities and an ethical, diverse, and inclusive workplace. 

We also recognise and value your priorities beyond work. It’s important to us that you have a sustainable work–life balance, so we offer flexible working arrangements, a nine-day fortnight (full-time staff) and a range of leave options and support programs.

AlburyCity is committed to being a child safe organisation by creating cultures, adopting strategies and taking action to empower children. We work hard to keep them safe from harm because child safety is everyone’s responsibility.

This role closes on the 03 March 2024 The role may close earlier for the right applicant. Should you require any further information for this role please email Mandy Wilson on [email protected] or call on 02 6023 8295.