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Young Mob Facilitator

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Work type: Permanent
Location: NSW - Metro, NSW - Regional
Categories: Transformational Development

The position

World Vision Australia are seeking a Young Mob Facilitator to facilitate our Young Mob program to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth in schools in the Sydney and Hunter Valley regions.

Your role will be to help develop confidence and resilience in Aboriginal youth so they can confidently engage with the world and have strong connections within and across their cultures and communities. This role will offer significant support to existing management in a Young Mob location, completing project-based work and project administration as well as general facilitation.

Young Mob Leaders Program, known simply as Young Mob, is a positive youth development program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth that equips participants with cultural knowledge and values to enable the development of a positive self-identity and essential life skills. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Facilitators use Indigenous knowledge and ways of teaching to facilitate activities in school, in community and on country

This is a permanent part-time opportunity (4 days per week).

Your main duties and responsibilities:

  • Project Facilitation - Effective facilitation of Young Mob activities. This will include sharing stories of your own experience, personal and cultural identity. Facilitate a range of activities focused on the Young Mob themes, share cultural values, knowledge and skills.
  • Contribute to program monitoring, evaluation, reporting and development - Contribute to the quality monitoring, learning and evaluation about progress towards project outcomes, including collection and review of project data as required.
  • Communication- Maintain communication with the Young Mob Facilitators Group and contribute as required to communication materials that enable reporting back to WVA and project supporters.

Who we’re looking for 

We are looking for someone who is a great team player with excellent interpersonal skills and who can create session plans, facilitate and drive them.

Your skills and experience will include:

  • Facilitation of activities with First Nations young people
  • Strong yarning and storytelling skills
  • Showing and receiving respect with young people
  • Adaptable and flexible to changing work locations and schedules
  • Able to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Strong communication skills with some experience in facilitating, mentoring, training, coaching, supervising or teaching young people
  • Cultural knowledge relevant to Young Mob themes
  • Familiarity with youth life issues in NSW
  • Completion of Year 12 Secondary School

This is an Indigenous-identified position. Applicants must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander decent.

Previous participants from Young Mob encouraged to apply.

Working for World Vision means you are making the world better 

It’s not every day that a job comes along that lets you change the world. Working for World Vision means looking forward to turning up at work because you know you’re about to do something meaningful. It means working with 35,000 staff and 3.3 million supporters in 100 countries who will stop at nothing to help children live better lives. Join a team that is bold and courageous, and where job satisfaction goes beyond financial reward. 

The selection process 

We embrace diversity, employing people from a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds. We take our Safeguarding responsibilities seriously and we are committed to providing an environment that is safe for children. Our stringent recruitment procedures make sure the safest and most suitable people work with the children in our programs. All successful candidates will undergo a criminal record and Working with Children check prior to employment. We provide our staff and volunteers with ongoing supervision, support and training in their work with vulnerable children and their families. World Vision Australia participates in the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Process within the Humanitarian and Development Sector. 

The role requirements of this position require the successful candidate(s) to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Who we are

For more than 40 years, World Vision has been partnering with First Nations communities through our Australia First Nations Program. The program is dedicated to helping First Nations communities build on their strengths and achieve their own development goals. Working at World Vision as a First Nations staff means you will be well represented and supported within the team. Through the program’s staff network, you will have a safe space to connect, collaborate and seek advice no matter where you are based. 

World Vision is a Christian organisation that empowers everyday Australians to create meaningful change for children through relief, development and advocacy work.

For more information on World Vision and the work we do, please visit our website: https://www.worldvision.com.au/about-us  

 

 

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World Vision Australia is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation that is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and communities by tackling the causes of poverty. We are dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people in line with our Reconciliation Action Plan


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