Youth Facilitator St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland


 Life at Vinnies

At Vinnies, we are what we do. We believe in making a difference. We are one of Queensland’s most-loved charitable organisations and are committed to leading with our values and mission at heart. We work together to build a legacy that we can be proud of, supporting those in need within our communities. Our companions are why our journey started, striving to shape a more just and compassionate society. Our employees, members and volunteers are the reason our journey continues, and why we will succeed.

    What we can offer you

  • Work with a purpose – not your average organisation and not your average role!
  • Competitive hourly rate and excellent employment benefits under our Employee Agreement
  • Salary packaging arrangements – helping you save on tax
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program – our employees are our most valuable asset
  • A welcoming and inclusive environment where you’ll always feel part of a team

The Role

The Youth Facilitator is responsible for assisting and supporting the local Diocese and State Youth Department to deliver youth programs and promote youth involvement in the Society in accordance with the Society policies, procedures and philosophy.

Under the supervision of the Youth Engagement and Development Coordinator, the role is proactive in achieving the youth objectives of the Diocesan and State Strategic plans by:

  • Assisting in the implementation and administration of youth programs (sports programs, activity days, and camps) that engage young volunteers and create a safe environment for children and young people (aged 8-17) where social connection and resilience can be fostered.
  • Supporting youth program volunteer members and promoting pathways to Society membership
  • Developing and facilitating school engagement opportunities and workshops that connect school communities to the mission of the Society

A key focus of this role will be to increase schools’ engagement and pathways for growth for Brisbane Youth.

This is a permanent – full time position (38 hours per week) role based in Spring Hill.

To be successful in the role, you will meet the following criteria:

  • Relevant Tertiary or TAFE Qualification or equivalent education, ministry, community work or related areas and/or experience in similar position
  • Proficient in MS Office programs
  • Ability in working within boundaries and well-developed task management skills
  • Demonstrates a high degree of motivation, initiative and creativity
  • Contribute positively within a team environment
  • Demonstrate a friendly, positive attitude, with a willingness to learn
  • Effective communication and time management skills
  • Ability to maintain client confidentiality
  • Demonstrate genuine respect for all people regardless of their situation
  • Understanding of and commitment to the philosophy of the St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland and an ability to work in accordance with policies and procedures to promote the values and mission of the Society
  • A COVID-19 vaccination certificate is required
  • A valid Blue Card is required

Ready to apply? We can’t wait to hear from you.

You can submit your application via SEEK or directly on our careers page!

Having the right people in our team is important to us. Before joining our team, we’ll undertake pre-employment checks including references, a police check, proof of qualifications/licences.

We are committed to meaningful equity and diversity in our workforce. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is strongly encouraged. To be eligible for this position you must have an appropriate visa to work in Australia/New Zealand.



St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland

Job Salary

Full time