Job Details
  • Reference381315A_1633310365
  • LocationDandenong
  • SalaryAU$45 - AU$45.34 per hour + Local Government Opportunity
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted23 days ago
  • ConsultantNimmy De Silva

Chandler Macleod are currently seeking an experienced Youth Development and Planning Officer to start immediately in the Dandenong local council for a 3-6 month temporary role with potential to extend for the right person.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan, develop and implement programs and activities for youth
  • Undertake program and event evaluation
  • Assist team leaders to develop models of youth consultation, participation and engagement
  • Facilitating, supporting and developing youth leadership with members of youth events and committees
  • Undertake program administration tasks: assisting with development of program proposals, evaluations, plans, budgets and maintain accurate records and statistical information
  • Exercise discretion in relation to project and program development and delivery
  • Research options and provide assistance in the overall development of strategic policy and planning options for the Youth and Family Services unit.
  • Provide input to the development of operational policies, procedures and guidelines
  • The work of policy development is usually of an investigative and analytical nature, with the freedom to act prescribed by Team Leader


Skills & Requirements

  • Degree qualifications and experience in Community Development, Human Services or related field with some relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills including, report writing, data collation and analysis of statistical information, as well as an understanding of evaluative frameworks.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in community development principles and practice, as well as experience in the research and formulation of options for development of policy and strategic plans
  • Demonstrated sound understanding of current issues affecting young people, particularly at risk young people, as well as sound understanding and experience in youth participation processes.


For submission you will also require the following:

  • Last 2 employers written references
  • Confidentiality Agreement
  • Working with children check (with expiry date)
  • Driving Licence (with expiry date)
  • National police check (with Stat Dec)
  • Degree or Diploma quals in Youth, Human Services, Social Work, or related fields