Advance to Zero Community Lead

Employer: YFS Ltd

Region: Logan

Closing Date: 22 July 2024

Job Description:

Logan Advance to Zero is an initiative to end homelessness and rough sleeping in the Logan region.

The Community Lead position is a place-based leadership role that engages Logan stakeholders to work towards ending homelessness and advocating for the change that is needed to fill service gaps.

You will lead the development of a multi-organisational project working closely with Logan stakeholders, the Logan Zero Data Lead, Brisbane Zero partners led by Micah Projects, and the Australian Alliance to End Homelessness.

YFS is the host employer for the Logan Zero Community Lead position.

This is a full-time opportunity but can be flexible for the right applicant.

About the job

Role location: Slacks Creek
Role type: Full time, permanent
Pay range: $94,160 – $98,422 a year with salary packaging exempt from Fringe Benefits Tax available

We are looking for a committed leader who is passionate about ending homelessness and who has project management, planning, negotiation and advocacy skills. This role is mix of hands on and strategic work.

The role works collaboratively with other Logan agency colleagues to produce quality data through the VI-SPADT and the A-to-Z Database to track progress in successfully housing people. You will lead advocacy and drive improvements to the service system.

About you

Aside from meeting the key capabilities outlined in the related role description available from, you’ll be a great fit if you have:

  • previous experience in a place-based initiative
  • demonstrated effectiveness in leading a project and building rapport with other stakeholders
  • a sound understanding of social justice, housing first principles and capacity to undertake advocacy
  • demonstrated ability to understand and implement action planning and continuous improvement principles.


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Send your resume and a one-page covering letter outlining what you will bring to the job to [email protected].

Contact Darren on 0482 030 432 if you want to talk about the role.

This position will remain open until it is filled.

People from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, and people who identify as part of the LGBTIQA+ community, are encouraged to apply.

About us

At YFS, we make a real difference to the lives of people living in Logan and surrounding areas.

We have a real commitment to seeing people thrive, including our staff. We encourage staff to bring their entire selves to work, because we know that a happy workplace thrives.

In our recent Employee Opinion Survey our staff said the best things about working at YFS are the challenging work/job satisfaction, fellow employees, teamwork, and pay and benefits.

We’re serious about your professional development. And we empower each other to make decisions and try new ways of working.

Depending on your role, we support flexible work arrangements.

We also offer great employment benefits including above-average pay rates, generous salary packaging (exempt from Fringe Benefits Tax), portable long service leave, counselling support and free parking.

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