Youth Project Officer

Location Other Locations
Job Type Permanent
Reference Ad-25280
Contact Shivangi Sharma

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

We are looking for someone to join our Youth and Community team. The MTC Youth and Community (YAC) division operates from one location, Campbelltown. YAC delivers programs in the areas of Sydney Southwest & Illawarra. This is full time max term contract of 6 months with a possibility of get extended.

Reporting to the Youth & Community Manager, the Youth Project Officer will be responsible for the below duties, such as:

  • Undertake program planning and delivery including development of systems and processes, staff recruitment and selection.
  • Direct the operational activities of various programs/projects to ensure operations are fiscally and ethically viable to support the achievement of business objectives whilst meeting compliance obligation.
  • Ensure that future programs’ KPI’s and key objectives are developed and met, along with the financial performance targets.
  • Engage and work with internal and external stakeholders, including but not limited to schools, government departments, non-government providers, young people, and parents.
  • Assist with the creation of various workshops and training materials for Youth Programs and pilot projects, including PowerPoint Presentations, Handouts, Activities etc. and facilitate group workshops from time to time, to young people.

About You:

The ideal applicant we are seeking will have:

  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Human Services/Psychology/Social Work/Social Impact, Education, or a related discipline and/or considerable relevant sector experience.
  • Sound knowledge of relevant legislation including anti-discrimination, Equal Employment Opportunity, Workplace Health and Safety and Privacy.
  • Significant knowledge and understanding of the social and economic issues facing young people and the community.
  • Experience working with young people in youth programs e.g. mentoring, recreational activities and group work.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds.

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).