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Youth Resilience Project Officer

People helping people - that's the power of humanity

Apply now Job no: 513467
Work type: Part time
Location: South Australia

  • Part time position 22.5 hours per week
  • Maximum term role until June 2020
  • Based in Adelaide, SA

Who are we

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region.

About the role

This position will be responsible for supporting Red Cross’ strategic priority of building individual and community resilience to emergency events and disasters.

The role will take a lead in lead the ‘Be Prepared – not just a motto’ project, working in partnership with Scouts SA, Guides SA and Surf Life Saving SA to co-design and develop activities and information to engage young people in building emergency resilience, and to embed these activities and resources within participating organisations.

What you will bring

  • Proven experience in youth engagement and designing educational or resilience activities for young people.
  • Significant experience in utilising a strengths based community development approach.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and group facilitation skills.
  • Proven experience in project management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and to form strategic partnerships.
  • Extensive ability to adapt to evolving work environments whilst maintaining a flexible and professional work ethic and approach.


Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work that you do will help improve outcomes for vulnerable people. Red Cross offers generous salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements.

For further enquiries please see position description below or contact Nick Banks on 0410 557 872

Position Description: Download File PD Youth Resilience Project Officer .pdf

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

Advertised: Cen. Australia Standard Time

Applications close: Cen. Australia Standard Time

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