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Current Advertised Positions:
Youth Project Officer – Grow SA
Grow was established in Sydney in 1957. The founders were drawn together by their first-hand experience of mental illness. The wisdom they gained in helping each other to overcome life’s challenges and recover from mental illness was carefully recorded and forms the basis of unique Grow and Get Growing Programs.
Grow has developed and delivers leading specialised mental wellness program that are focused on inspiring resilience, supporting recovery and building relationships.
Our specialised Get Growing programs enable school groups, workplaces and diverse community groups to have access to best practice preventative mental wellness strategies, education and resources.
About the role
This position works with ‘at-risk’ youth and youth with mental health issues to overcome problem areas in a small group setting using Grow’s Get Growing Youth Program and relevant related Topics.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in mental health/youth work and Cert IV in mental health and youth work or higher. Experience with NGO sector, funding, grant applications and networking ability is highly desirable. A current First Aid certificate, Child Safe Environments, Police Clearance (DECD and National) is required. Also Mental Health First Aid or willingness to attain.
You will need to be able to work with minimum direction, self-motivation, flexibility, a team spirit, be open to ongoing training, able to meet deadlines whilst juggling tasks and be able to identify strongly with Grow principles; working alongside volunteers and Grow participants.
This is a multi faceted role including facilitating Youth Get Growing Grow groups, liaising with Schools and School Counsellors and other agencies. As well as networking, presentations to service groups, grant applications etc. Flexibility to work within our adult program is also desirable. This is a unique role requiring a demonstrated high standard of personal and professional behaviour.
A current Driver’s License is essential.
Salary and benefits
This is a part-time contract position negotiable from 0.4 to 0.8 FTE (initially 12 months) with some flexible work hours available for the right candidate. This includes occasional weekend/ after hours work. Employment conditions also include salary sacrificing, laptop, mobile phone and other benefits.