Youth Development Officer

Posted on Jun 12, 2018

Youth Development Officer

People of Aboriginal descent are strongly encouraged to apply.

This is your opportunity to make a real impact alongside a dedicated and supportive group of people in Central Australia.

NPY Women’s Council now has an exciting opportunity for a Youth Development Officer to join our Youth Program in an APY Lands community (SA). The Youth Program works with children and young people (aged 10-25) and their families living in the NPY region, and is integral to the work that we do. Our model is based on four key components:

  • Case Management
  • Leadership and Education
  • Youth Diversion and Recreation
  • Advocacy and Collaboration

As Youth Development Officer you will work with Anangu to develop, facilitate and deliver a creative, educational and supportive youth program. Along with coordinating activities for children and youth; you will provide aspirational case management, support young people who are at risk and inspire children who are doing well. These activities will be monitored and supported through a range of data collection processes to assess progress and inform change.

You will have high energy and be passionate about working alongside Anangu. In addition, you will have values that closely align with our guiding principles, be resilient, driven and are strong in relationship building. The position is based remotely in APY Lands, returning to Alice Springs every six to eight weeks for supervision, case reviews, personal tasks and supplies.

Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council is a leading community service organisation that provides a range of programs to women, children and their families. Our work spans across 350,000 square kilometres of Central Australia and is critical to building and maintaining a better future for all Anangu communities within the region.

  • A full position description can be found here: Youth Development Officer Position Description
  • To apply, complete the application form below along with submitting a comprehensive resume.
  • Closing Date: 9.00am, Wednesday 27 June 2018
  • For initial inquiries please contact Alex Burgess, Youth Team Leader on 08 8958 2334

We are committed to building a respectful and inclusive workplace, appointing the best person for the role, supporting diversity. All information will be held in the strictest of confidence.

Application Form

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