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Youth Health Literacy Officer

Youth Action is seeking a Youth Health Literacy Officer to join our small and energetic team, for a 2.5 year contract.

As the Youth Health Literacy Officer, your role is to oversee the delivery of the Youth Health Literacy Project. You will manage the project from start to finish to improve health outcomes for young people in NSW. You will play a crucial role increasing youth worker’s capacity to support young people to access the healthcare system. This role is perfect for someone who wants to make a tangible contribution to youth work practice in NSW.

This role is all about designing and adapting content to make youth workers' jobs easier. That means you are:

  • Passionate about improving health outcomes for young people in NSW
  • Tuned into NSW youth work practice and know what youth workers need to support their clients
  • An informational-interpreter who loves turning complexity into simple, digestible resources and tools.

You are also a capable project manager who thrives in fast-paced environments and can juggle competing priorities to achieve specific outcomes. You will work closely with Youth Action's Youth Participation Creator to have the design and evaluation informed by young people in the first stage of the project.

As part of Youth Action’s team you are helping to build a society where young people are supported, engaged and valued.

How to apply

Download the position description with selection criteria here.

Send applications to apply@youthaction.org.au using the subject line 'Youth Health Literacy Officer Application via Youth Action website' and include:

  • a response to the selection criteria, and
  • a current resume.

NOTE - Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Applications close: Sunday 26 November 2017. We intend to hold interviews on the 7 and 8 December 2017.

 

Youth Participation Creator

Youth Action is seeking a Youth Participation Creator to join our small and energetic team, for a 6 month contract.

As the Youth Participation Creator, your role will be to strengthen Youth Action's approach to youth participation. We're looking for someone with lots of practical experience in designing innovative participation initiatives, and working with young people on the ground to make them happen. This role is perfect for somebody wanting to stretch their ‘youth participation wings’ and get some concrete runs on the board.

This role is all about listening to young people. In addition to working across the organisation to improve our participation practice, you will be a major contributor to designing and undertaking consultation processes to inform our Youth Health Literacy Project. That means you:

  • Enjoy engaging with young people and are passionate about giving young people a voice in the decisions that influence their lives
  • Can translate young people’s ideas and opinions into clear projects or programs
  • Thrive in fast-paced environments, juggling competing priorities to achieve project outcomes in short timeframes. 

As part of Youth Action’s team you will help build a society where young people are supported, engaged and valued.

How to apply

Download the position description with selection criteria here.

Send applications to apply@youthaction.org.au using the subject line 'Youth Participation Creator Application via Youth Action website' and include:

  • a response to the selection criteria, and
  • a current resume.

NOTE - Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Applications close: Sunday 26 November 2017. We intend to hold interviews on the 7 and 8 December 2017.

 


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