We are now searching for a full-time, Youth in Work Coach to join the team in Logan/Wacol Queensland!
About The Role
The Sticking Together Project has a strong focus on wellbeing. Coaches work with young people to build skills and help them access opportunities. They also act as a mentor and focus on areas like self-esteem and communication. Having a Coach’s support can make a big difference in developing a young person’s confidence as they tackle the job market.
As a Youth Skills Coach you will provide coaching support to young people who are at risk of offending or engaged with the Youth Justice system, to achieve a successful training outcome leading to further education and employment.
This position is a 12 month fixed term contract, mobile role. The successful candidate will work across Logan/Wacol Queensland.
Duties of the successful applicant include:
- Work with young people and assess the skills, capabilities and needs
- Provide tailored supports to participants
- Develop a goals and progress schedule
- Provide one to one coaching and conduct group-training activities
- Develop relationships with the employers and participants
- Introduce the Sticking Together Project to allocated groups of young people and to the employers of your participants
- Develop and maintain networks with relevant service providers and other stakeholders who may provide referrals, influence outcomes, and provide opportunities or support for your participant group.
- Knowledge and understanding of needs of at risk and young offenders
- Experience supporting the delivery of vocational training
- Strong engagement skills and ability to develop positive relationship with others
- Ability to lead, influence and motivate young people and stake holders
- Demonstrated Interpersonal, conflict resolution and negotiation skills along with the ability to identify innovative and lateral solutions to problems
- Ability to facilitate and contribute to the development of group programs and activities
- Computer literacy with exposure of Office365
- A tertiary qualification in a discipline relevant to criminology, justice, youth work, or social sciences is highly desirable.