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Seeking – Youth Worker

Posted October 26, 2022

Prace College is seeking an experienced & dedicated Youth Worker to work across two campuses – Reservoir and Mernda

You will be part of a dynamic team passionate about helping students to achieve their goals through education. The role requires dedicated professionals to maximise student engagement and learning outcomes.

Prace College provides supportive, flexible and inclusive education to meet the needs of young people within the community, and supports them to participate in learning, community and work activities. We are a not-for-profit organisation. 

Qualifications and experience

  • Certificate IV in Youth Work or above and experience with young people, preferably in a community educational setting.

Please submit your resume, cover letter and a response to the selection criteria below.
Previous applicants need not apply.

Applications close 11.59pm 11th November, 2022

Selection Criteria

  • Certificate IV or above in Youth Work, or equivalent
  • Understanding of contemporary issues and challenges facing marginalised young people
  • An understanding of how to effectively support the individual well-being, academic and vocational needs of students
  • Relevant practical experience in providing extra –curricula activities to marginalised young people;
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a small team and within an organisation’s philosophy and values.

Equity and Diversity
Prace College understands the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that
everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated
with dignity and respect.  We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender,
ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Child Safety
Prace College prides itself on being a child safe organisation with zero tolerance for child
abuse. We recognise our legal and moral responsibilities to keep children and young people
safe from harm. All staff employed by Prace are required to have a Working with Children
Check card or VIT registration.  

For further information please contact Jane Davies 0418 275 166  |  jane@prace.vic.edu.au