Youth Employment Coach

Location CBD, Inner West, Eastern Suburbs
Job Type Contract
Reference Ad-21068

Looking for a challenging and rewarding role where you can contribute to a positive social impact? Then look no further. We’re currently seeking a Youth Employment Coach to join our Auburn team. 

About the Role

Seeking an enthusiastic and proactive Youth Employment Coach who will motivate and support a caseload of young people to secure and maintain employment or pre-employment pathways at Auburn. This program focuses on pre-employment support to improve the work readiness of young people aged 15-24, that are at high risk of long-term unemployment. You will gain success through:


  • You will support young people through individualised career planning, mentoring to the attainment of employment or engagement of pre-employment pathways such as vocational training
  • Engage and track young people in 25 hours of activities a week that lead to employment and education outcomes
  • Liaising with employers and community organisations to assist youth with employment applications and placements
  • Your ability to connect and facilitate change with youth at risk.
  • Build relationships with employers and community networks to facilitate sustainable outcomes

About You:

  • Demonstrated experience in employment services (DES or job active) or youth employment services
  • Proven understanding of issues facing young people at risk
  • Ability to easily build rapport with disengaged young people, develop relationships and facilitate shift to commitment in education or employment
  • Achievement focused with proven experience meeting outcomes and KPIs
  • Understanding of local labour market trends and industry and the ability to develop relationships with stakeholders
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Human Services/ Psychology/ Social Services or related discipline or relevant sector experience
  • Current working with children check or the ability to obtain one
  • A current and valid driver’s license.


Who we are

MTC is a social enterprise that gives people the inspiration, capability and opportunity to create a fulfilling life. We deliver high impact employment, training and youth programs that help more than 20,000 people every year gain skills for employment and entrepreneurship, build self-worth, and enable possibilities for transformative change.

What’s on offer?

You’ll be working at a place where everyone is welcome - a company that believes that a productive and fulfilling workplace depends on having a diverse range of experiences, perspectives, ethnicities and genders.

An attractive remuneration package including salary packaging awaits you. As does being a part of a commercially successful organisation that provides an inclusive culture where you will be a part of enriching and transforming lives.

We are reviewing and interviewing candidates as applications are received, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Please accompany your resume with a cover letter that outlines your suitability for the role.

MTC Australia takes all reasonable measures to protect the safety and wellbeing of children and other vulnerable communities. As part of our employment screening process you will be required to undergo a National Police Clearance and a Working with Children Check.