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Youth Resilience Project Officer

People helping people - that's the power of humanity

Apply now Job no: 518465
Work type: Part time
Location: South Australia

  • Part time position – 30.4 hours per week
  • Maximum term till October 2022
  • Based in Adelaide

About us

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation.  We prevent and alleviate suffering by supporting people who experience vulnerability. Our vision is human dignity, peace, safety and wellbeing for all.

About the role

The Youth Resilience Project Officer will be responsible for supporting Red Cross’ strategic priority of building individual and community resilience to emergency events and disasters. The position will take a lead in delivering youth participation projects aimed at strengthening pathways for young people to participate in emergency management planning, decisions and activities. Emergency Services team members are also expected to support Red Cross Emergency Services operational work during disasters and other emergency events

What you will bring

  • Proven highly developed project management and time management skills.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Youth engagement experience, including a highly developed capacity to work with diverse individuals and groups.

  • Demonstrated ability to design, develop and facilitate co-design and consultation workshops and resources.

  • High level liaison and relationship building skills to establish and maintain networks and facilitate cooperation.

  • Sound strengths-based community development skills.

  • Proven, highly developed ability to adapt to evolving work environments whilst maintaining a flexible and professional work ethic and approach.

  • Knowledge of emergency management principles, psychosocial preparedness, response and recovery (desirable).

  • A Working with Children Check is a mandatory requirement for this role.

  • Current SA Drivers Licence

The benefits

Be a force for good, as part of a highly regarded team, supporting the humanitarian movement. You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year. 

Further information

To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the position description below. For additional enquiries, please contact Mary Hajistassi on 0414596363

Position Description: Download File PD - Youth Resilience Project Officer 0038269 16-6-2021 JA.pdf


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

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Applications close: Cen. Australia Standard Time

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