Couch Surfing Project Coordinator & Worker

Employer: Brisbane Youth Service

Region: Brisbane

Closing Date: 10 July 2019

Job Description:

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Would you like to help create new futures for young people?

Join Brisbane Youth Service today to make a difference in the lives of Brisbane’s vulnerable young people and their families

Brisbane Youth Service is a medium-sized incorporated association providing holistic responses to vulnerable young people (aged 12 – 25 years) and young families who are experiencing homelessness or are at-risk of becoming homeless.

We know diversity makes a positive difference, and we encourage people from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds with relevant experience to apply.

BYS promotes work-life balance and provides a supportive team environment and additional benefits such as salary packaging arrangements and a generous five weeks annual leave per year.

The Opportunities – 2 positions available

  • 1 x Couch Surfing Project Coordinator – Full time 76 hours per fortnight

  • 1 x Couch Surfing Project Worker – Part time 30.4 hours per fortnight

  • Both positions available until 31 July 2020

Are you a dynamic individual with a commitment to deliver a hotline and mobile (outreach) support service for young people who are couch surfing?

The full time Couch Surfing Hotline Project Coordinator will be responsible for implementing and delivering the QMHC Better Futures Grant funded evaluated trial of a Couch Surfing Hotline and mobile (outreach) support service for young people who are couch surfing; their concerned family/carers; and those who are providing couch-surfing accommodation to young people.

The Part time position of Couch Surfing Hotline Project Worker will be responsible for supporting and delivering the QMHC Better Futures Grant funded evaluated trial of a Couch Surfing Hotline and mobile (outreach) support service for young people who are couch surfing; their concerned family/carers; and those who are providing couch-surfing accommodation to young people.

To undertake either of these roles above you will require a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Social Science, Psychology or have had substantial work experience. You will have a Working with Children Suitability Card (Blue Card) or willingness to apply for a Blue Card and hold a current Queensland driver’s license.

Location

Address: PO Box 1389
Suburb: Fortitude Valley
Postcode: 4006

Contact

Name: Erin Field