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Xtreme Turnabout Youth Coach

Last updated: 10/06/2022
Youth Transition Coach

IMPACT Community Services Limited (IMPACT) is a community owned organisation supporting the most vulnerable and marginalised members of our community. Since 1978,we have been supporting local people experiencing disadvantage, poverty and exclusion. Our vision is to improve lives. IMPACT is also a Child Safe Organisation committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. 

Our Youth Coach supports young people aged 15 -19 who are engaged with Youth Justice Services or Queensland Corrective Services. The focus of the Xtreme Turnabout program is to stabilise the young person's situation and support their transition to training and work. This program has a strong track record and reputation, with the Youth Coach enjoying autonomy and creativity to help young people achieve positive outcomes. 

You make a difference every day by:

  • Engaging with disconnected young people and helping them to identify their goals and any barriers
  • Coordinating with education and community providers to source support services 
  • Maintaining contact with clients and coaching  
  • Delivering facilitated sessions to small groups of young people 
  • Supporting youth in job search and improving their job search skills
  • Providing post placement support

To enjoy being a Youth Coach, you will have:

  • Relevant life experience or understanding of the barriers to employment for marginalised young people 
  • The ability to influence young clients through effective working relationships
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating job search activities and delivery of non-vocational training in a small group environment 
  • Sound knowledge of youth services and labour market opportunities in the the local area 
  • Qualifications in youth or a relevant field will be well regarded

Our offer to you

Our benefits include:

  • 9 day fortnight (enjoy a long weekend every second week)
  • Salary packaging up to $18,500 per year so pay less tax and increase your take home pay
  • Birthday bonus day off
  • Paid 2 hours per month to donate to a worthy cause of your choice
  • Opportunities for advancement with our 'grow your own' approach
  • Professional development by participating in internal and external training
  • Reimbursement of blue and NDIS screening cards

How to apply

Submit your application today and provide your:

  • Cover letter showing us why you are a great match for this role
  • Up to date Resume
  • Go to Seek

IMPACT welcomes all applications, including from Indigenous Australians, people with a lived experience of mental health concerns and recovery, a disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

We believe that diversity in our workplace makes us stronger and we provide equal opportunity to all. Selection for all vacancies is made on the basis of merit. 

The successful applicant will required to obtain a Working with Children and NDIS Worker Screening clearance, plus proof of Covid-19 vaccinations prior to starting employment.

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