Melbourne City Mission M

Youth Coach Frankston (BB-49075)

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1 x full-time position available About the organisation We are a leading community support organization working alongside people to live the life they aspire to, their way, providing a broad range of support in Homelessness, Justice, Disability, Palliative Care, Early Childhood Intervention Services ECIS , and Early Years and Education service areas. A career with us means you are part of an organisation making a real difference. Find out more about us About the Program The Detour program is an Innovation Action Project program and homelessness early intervention program for young people aged 12-24 years, and their families or significant adults. The Detour program, delivered in partnership by Melbourne City Mission, Uniting and Kids Under Cover is an initiative under the Victoria Department of Health Human Services. This initiative aims to address potential homelessness for young people by providing intensive wrap-around coaching support services and individualised intensive support packages. About the role This position requires the Youth Coach to work in partnership with and outpost to community agencies eg Headspace and local schools as required. The Detour Youth Coach will be required to build strong relationships with partner agencies and the Detour teams in Frankston, Sunshine and Shepparton. Duties of this role may include but are not limited to the following comprehensive support for young people and their families, within the Detour framework. Provide effective early intervention strategies for at risk young people and their families, in conjunction with the Detour team, partners and service providers. young people to return to their community of origin and family, where possible. Plan, deliver and co-facilitate group work initiatives. Skills and experience Essential Bachelor of Youth Work, Social Work, or a related discipline. Significant experience in working with and providing casework to young people and their families, particularly within the context of early intervention and youth homelessness. An understanding and experience with the youth homelessness sector and or mainstream services, including knowledge of patterns, trends and systemic issues. Knowledge and or experience in Action Research and other related participatory engagement strategies. For more information, including a position description, closing date and how to apply, please click apply for this job to be redirected to our website. For more details or assistance with application submission please email recruitment Applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening process as part of the MCM selection process. Appointments to MCM roles will be subject to the following safety screening checks as applicable to the role National and International if applicable Police Check which includes Proof of Identity Check , Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia and current and valid driver licence. All costs associated with safety checks except National Police Check will be at applicants expense. Our commitment to diversity At MCM, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We know that diversity and inclusion helps us to attract, recruit, engage and retain a team of talented people. If you require specific support to apply for this position, please email recruitment this job advert

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