Youth Advisor – Opportunity Hub (Indigenous Identified Position)

Location Other Locations
Job Type Contract
Reference Ad-25862

About Us

MTC is a social enterprise that enables people to overcome barriers on their path to meaningful work. We do this through the employment, mentoring and training programs we deliver.

Each year we support over 20,000 people across NSW and QLD that are vulnerable and experiencing disadvantage with new skills, confidence and opportunities.

About the Role

This position was designated for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people only under section 126 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

This is an identified position open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. Confirmation of Aboriginality must be provided by applicants.

We are looking for someone who is Indigenous Identified to join our Youth & Community (Opportunity Hub) team as a Youth Advisor. This role is a full-time position contracted till 30th June 2025

Our Opportunity Hub’s focus is to inspire young Aboriginal students to succeed in school and to actively plan for their future post school. Assisting students to successfully transition from school to sustainable work or further education will be central to the Hub’s operation. 

Reporting to the Program Manager, our Youth Advisor will have this exciting opportunity to develop the career further within Youth Services with a program provider known for excellence in providing positive outcomes to young people and their communities, such as:

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with Youth Services in the region.
  • Further build and maintain effective relationships with all schools and non-school education and training providers in the region.
  • Provide written progressive report to schools and referring organisations on client progress as directed.
  • Maintain records.

About You:

The ideal applicant we are seeking will have:

  • Identify as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  •  Qualifications in Welfare, Youth, Education or a related field

Personal skills:

  • Ability to High level written and oral communication skills
  • Current NSW Driver’s License and your own car
  • Able to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds

Technical skills:

  • Extensive experience working with Aboriginal people and communities
  • Experience working with at-risk young people and demonstrated understanding of issues facing young people at risk.
  • Proven ability to meet outcomes and key performance indicators
  • Ability to grow program/services that address social and economic disadvantage.
  • Demonstrated experience measurably assisting disengaged young people to remain in school and or participate in further education.


Why Choose Us

At MTC, you will have the opportunity to become a positive and lasting influence on someone’s life.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and at MTC, you will be working in a diverse and inclusive environment. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with lived experience of disability are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If there are reasonable adjustments to a recruitment process, role, or your work environment to help you, let us know.


Our core values of empathy, innovation, collaboration, and achievement, create a customer-centric culture that empowers us to do what it takes for our customers to know that they matter.

We also offer:

  • Salary packaging and incentives
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Recognition and Reward scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Paid Parental leave
  • Two Me Days annually

Now is the time to act and be rewarded by making a difference to your community. To learn more about MTC and our opportunities, go to

How to apply

Applications are being reviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible with a resume and cover letter.

As part of our commitment to the safety of the children and vulnerable communities we work with, you will be required to undergo a Police Clearance (conducted by MTC) and maintain a valid Working with Children Check (funded by you).