Cultura is the new organisation resulting from the merger of Geelong Ethnic Communities Council (trading as Diversitat) and Multicultural Aged Care Services Geelong (MACS).
Our Purpose: Provide innovative services to support, care for and celebrate culturally diverse individuals through their life journey
Our Vision: Empowering diverse individuals and communities to reach their full potential
Our Values: Inclusion Integrity Sustainability Kindness
MACS and Diversitat have been serving the Geelong community for more than 40 years with a focus on our multicultural communities. As the new entity, Cultura operates across various sites delivering a range of services including residential aged care, home care and aged support services, settlement, training and education, financial counselling and disability support. We also operate a range of social enterprises including The Pulse community radio and various community events including the popular Pako Festa.
Cultura offers an extremely generous salary packaging benefit, giving staff the opportunity to salary package up to $18,550 per annum of their pre-tax yearly income.
The Program Facilitator, Youth Services will have responsibility for the management of the Cultura Wraparound program, with the initiative being focused on working with young people from multicultural communities who are already involved with the youth justice system or who are at risk of offending. Essential components of the role include implementing a service delivery approach which promotes youth and family decision-making and adopts a strength-based approach to addressing young people’s needs. In addition to this, close collaboration with a range of service providers within the community is required to ensure a collective approach is taken to proactively addressing the needs of young people involved in the program.
This position will be contracted on a permanent part-time basis, working 15 hours per week, and will be based from the Northern Community Hub in Norlane.
- Promote the Wraparound program within the local community;
- Enhance and implement service delivery practice processes;
- Lead and manage respectful, positive and strategic stakeholder relationships to deliver program outcomes;
- Support and mentor program participants;
- Participate on and contribute to care team meetings;
- Ensure a clear action plan is in place for each young person and that this is reviewed regularly;
- Prepare quarterly reports for the program funder;
- Maintain data collection systems and processes;
- Monitoring and evaluation of program participants;
- Tertiary Qualifications in Youth Work or related discipline;
- A current driver’s license.
Applications for this position will close on Sunday 1 October 2023.
The Position Description for the role may be viewed on the following link – https://www.cultura.org.au/careers/
Applications should include a cover letter that outlines why you believe you would be great for the position and a current resume. To apply, please click the ‘Apply’ button.
Employment is subject to the satisfactory completion of a Police Record Check and Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check. Cultura will pay for the costs associated with these Checks.
We welcome applications from all diverse backgrounds including individuals that identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQ+, and individuals with disabilities or culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview.