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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.

About You

  • 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.

How to Apply

A copy of the job profile can be downloaded by clicking on the ‘Job Profile’ button in the side-bar to the right.

If you think you match the above criteria, we would love to hear from you! Click the ‘Apply Now’ button with your resume and cover letter.

To view our employee benefits click here.

SYC is a Child Safe organisation and will require the successful applicant to complete pre-employment checks. This includes a Working with Children Check and Police Check.
SYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud of our diverse workforce. We encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, LGBTIQA and people with disabilities. Please contact our team if you require assistance completing your application.