Youth and Family Facilitators (2 positions) Blue Sky Community Services

JOB DESCRIPTION

Blue Sky Community Services are seeking to employ two professional and values-aligned people to join our supportive and friendly team to assist us in delivering the Blue Sky Youth and Family Service on the Mid North Coast of NSW. 

Two part-time positions (21 hours per week, and 28 hrs per week) are available in our Groundworks Youth and Family Hub, located in Coffs Harbour. The positions are funded until 30/6/2023 due to a one-off time limited increase to existing service delivery, to focus on improving educational outcomes for children and young people at selected local schools.  The successful applicants will work closely with the Youth and Family Team to support the increase of service delivery due to the additional funding.   

People with disability, Aboriginal People and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. 

How to Apply

Download and complete the Application Form for the position you are interested in from our website: www.bluesky.org.au 

Please do not apply through SEEK.

More information about this position is also available on our website.

Email your completed Application Form and a copy of your current resume to [email protected] by midday Monday, 8th August 2022.

About Us

Blue Sky Community Services is a not-for-profit community organisation. Our vision is to support people to thrive and to create communities where everyone belongs. Our workplace culture is flexible, kind, friendly and supportive. We live our workplace values of kindness and connection, integrity and respect, optimism and innovation, and diversity and inclusion. We provide extensive on the job training to support our staff to be successful in their roles, and within our organisation. As a charity, our salary packaging options represent a significant tax savings for our staff. 

About You

Successful applicants for this position, will be people who:

  • are friendly, kind and positive people, with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • not only want to meet expectations, but want to exceed them
  • are highly organised, efficient and effective
  • are passionate about supporting, resourcing and developing community services sectors in the delivery of services to children, young people, families and communities experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, vulnerability in the Mid North Coast of NSW.

About the Roles

The Youth & Family Facilitator plays a pivotal role in the Blue Sky Youth and Family Service, delivering a range of services and activities aligned to the Targeted Earlier Intervention (TEI) reform that enhances outcomes for children, young people and families, and:

  • collaborates with selected schools (1 high school and 2 primary schools), children and young people and families to support students, at school and outside school experiencing complex vulnerabilities, behaviours and disadvantage
  • collaborates and builds partnerships between Sector Staff, other Targeted Earlier Intervention service providers and relevant services to improve outcomes for young people and young people at risk of disengagement with school, families and communities 
  • assists young people and families to access information, provides advice, supports referrals and facilitates participation in activities that increase a sense of belonging to community
  • provides a range of community support and capacity building activities to increase social inclusion and community participation with positive outcomes
  • delivers activities and evidence based parenting programs, case management and other family capacity building activities to increase the skills and knowledge of young people and families
  • works primarily with young people (8-18) and or/their parents or carers, to build individual and family skills and capacities, strengthen communication and relationships and to enhance the safety and wellbeing of children, young people and families
  • plans and delivers parenting programs, workshops and a range of activities to increase social participation
  • works closely with the Youth Program Coordinator.   

These are exciting opportunities to work with an outstanding team dedicated to making a difference in the lives of families, young people and communities.  Interviews will be held on Thursday 11th August 2022.

Visit our website for further details or contact Sue Currie, Program Manager, for an informal discussion on 02 6651 1788

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Blue Sky Community Services

Job Salary

$40 - $44.99 per hour

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