Youth Development Lead

Youth Development Lead

Work Type: Full-time

Applications Close: 5 March 2018

Rare senior opportunity to join influential peak organisation advocating for a better future for our NSW young people.

  • Senior role leading youth development in NSW
  • Full-time role
  • Sydney CBD location


Youth Action is working towards a society where all young people are valued, supported and engaged.  To help us achieve our vision, we are seeking an exceptional team and project manager to step into this newly-created role reporting to the CEO.

The role takes the lead on coordinating Youth Action’s youth development, stakeholder engagement, and program management activities as well as nurturing a team of project coordinators who are on the ground.  Your focus will be on leading the team to initiate and run projects to achieve better outcomes for NSW youth.  You will engage with high-level stakeholders, analysing professional development needs to strengthen sector capability and contributing at a strategic level to Youth Action’s work.

You will have a strong interest in leading youth development practice, supported by a background in youth services or similar.  You will be skilled at engaging a team of smart, motivated project coordinators and have the confidence to represent the needs of our NSW youth to a wide range of audiences.  You will enjoy thinking outside the box and will have the agility to make things happen.

Most importantly, you have the vision, energy and passion for social change and better outcomes for young people.

Interested? Download the position description, send a covering letter or email outlining your interest and suitability for this role, along with your resume to For an initial conversation about this role, please call us on 02 8594 0594.

Christopher Marcatili
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