Vacancy Details

Youth Recovery and Resilience Project Coordinator 


  • Do you have a passion for working with youth and youth employment? 
  • Full time Limited Tenure of 18 months 
  • Salary from $82,620 per annum plus superannuation 


About Us 


At Wodonga Council we offer meaningful work and take pride in what we do.  


We are a values driven organisation that is committed to building healthy and engaged teams who benefit from our flexible work options, health and wellbeing initiatives, and development opportunities, so that we grow as individuals and as an organisation. We recognise the importance of balancing work and life and understand that priorities change with time.   


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About the Role 


The Bushfire Recovery Project Youth Coordinator will join a fun and passionate team in the delivery of youth-led local bushfire recovery activities as part of the YACVic Future Proof Project, which includes 15 partner organisations across Northeast Victoria.  


The Project Coordinator will apply an outcomes-focused mindset to support the placement of up to 15 young people in training opportunities in Wodonga. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing youth input into disaster response, recovery and resilience work through designing place-based programs specific to Wodonga’s young people.  


This position will lead council’s participation in the Future Proof Project, including in the regular community of practice meetings and coordinating training pathways for local young people in collaboration with project lead, YACVic.


This position will work alongside other project partners to enhance the visibility of pathways and seed aspiration for young people, and work alongside the Youth Peer Worker. The work seeks to assist local young people in accessing and undertaking qualifications and supporting young people to take on traineeships and jobs. This role will work with partners to ensure all project deliverables are implemented in line with contractual obligations. 


The role will actively promote opportunities to young people, local community and recovery-focused organisations


What you will bring 


We are looking for applications showing us that you have: 

  • Tertiary qualifications in youth services, or a related field, along with some relevant workplace experience. 
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, coordinating, and co-leading projects aimed at young people (12-24).  
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting young people to obtain qualifications and obtain and maintain employment-based traineeships. 
  • Well-developed communication skills, with proven ability to effectively engage and develop relationships with key stakeholders and young people.  
  • An understanding of project management principles with an ability to meet key business goals and priorities.  
  • Demonstrate a motivated and proactive nature with the ability to set priorities, manage time and work effectively to achieve outcomes within set timeframes. 


How to Apply 


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Use the apply button to commence your application. 


To apply applicants will be required to provide two documents;  

  • a cover letter addressing your suitability for the position (see the “What you will bring” section above. Support on how to address this criteria can be found here) and 
  • a current resume. 

The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment functional assessment, and provide a copy of a National Police Check, Current Drivers Licence and Victorian Working with Children Check prior to commencement. 


Enquiries: Role - Nicole Weyandt | 0468 579 801 | 



Applications close Monday 11:59pm, October 3, 2022 


Position Description below 


Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including; 

  • employee health and wellbeing programs,  
  • flexible work arrangements, 
  • learning and development, and 
  • career pathways and opportunities. 

The organisation prides itself on having a positive and supportive culture. We are committed to ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow and enhance the skills of our staff.  We have a strong commitment to the council’s corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect. 

We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; people with a disability; people from any gender identity and sexuality orientation; and people from every age, culture and ethnic background. 

If you have special needs that we can address to assist you submit your application or to fully participate in the selection process, please contact us.