Youth Development Officer - Arts

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Work type: Part time - Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Community, Services

Youth Development Officer - Arts

Permanent Part-Time - 30.4 hours per week 

Band 5 - $75,506.64 - $87,490.46 pro rata + Super 

Based in Fitzroy, Yarra City Council’s Youth Services currently has a permanent opportunity for a person with relevant youth work and arts experience and qualifications to join the Yarra Youth Services Team.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Plan and deliver responsive and evidence-based art programs, activities and events for young people at the Yarra Youth Centre, including after-school and school holiday programs.
  • Coordinate external facilitators to work on youth arts programs where required.
  • Work collaboratively with Arts & Culture and other Council departments to activate youth arts spaces at Youth Services facilities and other appropriate venues in the City of Yarra and develop and implement new youth arts program initiatives.
  • Lead the Artist in Residence program that provides 4 – 6 young and emerging artists a 12-month residency at the Yarra Youth Centre that includes mentoring and opportunities for professional pathways.
  • Provide young people accessing arts programs and their families with accessible, up-to-date information and referrals to other local internal and/or external youth programs and services as required.

Yarra City Council is an exciting and flexible Organisation. We pride ourselves on inclusive culture and diversity. We aim to make a positive difference in people’s lives and continually improve service to the community.

For further information, please see the Position Description or contact Chris Cogger, Team Leader, Youth Programs & Engagement on 9205 5555 or 0427 262 703.

Download File 702319 - Youth Development Officer Arts - Position Descrption Feb2023.pdf

Applications close on Wednesday 29 March 2023.

 To apply for this role, please upload your CV, Cover Letter and Key Selection Criteria.

*This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check, Working with Children Check and evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

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