Youth and Community Worker
4 days per week
Kool Kids Program Malabar

  • Do you want to work with children and young people?
  • Do you care about making a difference to the lives of the people you work with?
  • Work with a dynamic and well-respected NGO with over 40 years experience working with the community 
  • Salary packaging benefits available

About Weave Youth & Community Services

At Weave we believe when people are supported, they are empowered to change their own lives. Since 1976, we have been providing a range of services and support to children, young people, families and communities who face complex issues and difficult circumstances.

Our work is about genuine support that celebrates an individual’s strengths, self-determined success and improved life outcomes. The team at Weave are dedicated, experienced and are well recognised for their engaging work and therapeutic approaches.

About the role

The Weave Kool Kids Program requires a qualified, passionate and experienced children’s/youth worker to be part of the Kool Kids early intervention team. The Kool Kids team supports children and young people residing in the South Eastern Sydney, Waterloo and Redfern areas.

The Kool Kids Youth and Community Worker will work 4 days per week running activities and programs for children aged 7 – 12 years, and transitional leadership programs for young people aged 12 to 18 years who are transitioning to and going through high school. 

The Youth and Community Worker is part of a small team of committed, energetic and enthusiastic staff. The program focuses on providing strengths based, trauma informed group activities after school and throughout the school holiday period. This is a specialist child and youth program that aims to support the development of health and well-being, resilience and confidence in the children and young people we support.

Hours: 4 days per week

Grade: SCHCADS SACS Level 2 Paypoint 2.1 – 2.4: $30.21 – $32.96 per hour depending on qualifications and experience

Benefits: Leave loading @17.5% plus generous wage packaging/salary sacrifice available

The successful applicant will have:

  • Experience in planning, developing and facilitating programs for children and/or young people

  • Experience working with Aboriginal young people

  • Knowledge of the community sector

  • A current full NSW driver’s license

For further information please see Job description and Selection Criteria below. Applications can be emailed to and will include:

  • An up to date Resume and,
  • A document specifically responding to each of the Selection Criteria
  • Please note only completed applications will be assessed.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

View the Job Description.

View the Selection Criteria.

The closing date for applications is midnight Sunday 14 March 2021.