Youth Engagement Officer, Tuggeranong Region

Application Due:
27 November 2020
Application Details:
Position Description

About the Role:

  • Work in a multiple-award-winning Youth Engagement Team
  • Generous Salary Packaging Benefits – $15,900 tax free
  • Excellent supportive environment

YWCA Canberra is a feminist, secular, not-for-profit organisation that has provided community services and represented women’s issues in Canberra since 1929.

Through our national Member Association, YWCA Australia, we are part of the World YWCA network, which connects 125 countries across the globe.

Our rich history of supporting women and girls in Canberra through the Great Depression, the Second World War, and the rapid social and cultural changes Canberra has experienced in recent years, continues to inform and influence our work.

Today we provide quality, innovative services for women, including female-identifying and non-binary people, girls and families in the ACT and surrounding regions. We work in the areas of children’s services, community development, housing, youth services, personal and professional training, women’s leadership and advocacy

Reporting to the Team Leader Youth Programs, the Youth Engagement Officer works in a small team who are responsible for the delivery of youth engagement activities in the Tuggeranong Region. Activities are diverse and include the delivery of programs, training, case management and events.

About You:

The successful applicant will have a passion for working with young people and will have relevant qualifications and experience. Additionally, the Youth Engagement Officer will be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong case management skills, strengths-based practice and the ability to work well in a high performing, passionate team
  • You will have a proven willingness to learn, a desire to help others and work with diverse young people.

How to Apply:

  1. Visit to access the position description.
  2. Submit your resume and responses to the selection criteria (outlined in the position description) to

Successful applicants will be required to participate fully in all child protection risk management recruitment processes and ongoing character checking and assessment processes.


Want more information?

For a confidential discussion or further information please contact Ciara Duggan, Youth Programs Team Leader on 0450 962868 or email

Applications close on 27 November 2020


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YWCA Canberra is proud to be an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, and offers above award wages and generous conditions through our innovative and progressive Enterprise Agreement.

YWCA Canberra is an equal opportunity employer. People from diverse backgrounds and with diverse life experiences are encouraged to apply. We specifically encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Application Details:

Download Position Description Here

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