First listed on: 30 July 2020

Youth Community Outreach Officer 

  • Band 5 - $75K - $85K + Super
  • Fixed term position to 30 June 2021
  • Full time / Fortnightly RDO


At Moreland our diverse community is vibrant and full of energy, with an array of community services and place making, fabulous festivals, cool pools, libraries and a recently designed gallery space, scenic bike paths and a community of artists and creative industries and shops. We are a progressive cosmopolitan council with 180,000 residents and with ambitions for environmental sustainability, social justice and community wellbeing. Moreland's Civic Centre is located Coburg, just 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, with excellent public transport options, great food and cafés, providing Moreland to be a great place to live, work and play.

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We are seeking applications from suitable candidates who are enthusiastic and motivated to work within the Youth Services Team.

The position involves community outreach and the development of programs, activities and events that respond to the local needs of young people, with a focus on the northern suburbs of Moreland and those suburbs facing the greatest disadvantage and/or barriers to access.

The position will lead the development of place-based initiatives that engage the local community and involve the planning and development of collaborative projects in partnership with local schools, service providers and community groups. The aim is to connect local young people into meaningful social and recreational opportunities through the activation of community spaces, such as schools, local sporting and community facilities and Council venues.


  • Tertiary qualification in Youth Work or related discipline and/or demonstrated experience in youth work
  • Experience in program development and implementation using youth participation and community development principles 
  • Experience in project management and/or event management
  • Ability to partner with a variety of stakeholders
  • Working with Children Card is essential
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment


  • Fortnightly RDO
  • A real sense of work-life balance
  • Active social club

For further information please contact Nuray Jarkan on 0417 010 893.

Applications close: 5pm, 7 August 2020 (*in the case that we receive a high volume of applications we may close this advert before the closing date). 

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

Applicants for Council positions must be entitled to work in Australia.

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