ADVERTISEMENT: Program Officer – health promotion, drug & alcohol prevention
Are you an innovative health promotion professional wanting to make your mark?
Become an integral member of our passionate and hardworking team
Fixed term contract to 30 June 2014 with potential extension
Applicants seeking part time or full time hours (up to 35 hours per week) encouraged to apply
Attractive remuneration with salary packaging options
In an organisation committed to employee growth and positive work/life balance
Youth Solutions is a youth drug and alcohol prevention and health promotion non-government organisation working with young people 12-25 years and the broader community in the Macarthur and Wingecarribee regions of NSW.
To join our team, you will be a high performing, results orientated individual focused on delivery and service excellence. Prime responsibility is to participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of alcohol and other drug health promotion strategies.
Relevant Degree or Diploma qualifications in the fields of Health Promotion, Social Science, Community Services, Welfare, Youth Studies or equivalent
Minimum 2 years relevant industry experience
Ability to work flexible hours
Valid driver’s licence and own comprehensively insured vehicle
With demonstrated experience in:
Experience in program planning, implementation and evaluation
Understanding and commitment to the philosophy and aims of: Public Health, Health Promotion, Drug and Alcohol Prevention, Community Development and Youth Work
Facilitation of workshops, education programs, presentations and meetings
High quality verbal and written communication skills, including funding applications and report writing skills
Relationship management of internal and external stakeholders
Basic budget management
Contribution to program promotion
Administrative processes, including Microsoft Office applications
With a commitment to:
Quality improvement and to strategic planning
New technologies and innovative practices
Flexibility and the changing needs of the organisation and community
Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment
First Aid Certificate
Youth Solutions is an EEO employer. This position is subject to the ability to pass probity checks (Working with Children Check and National Criminal Record Check). All employees must abide by a Smoke Free Workplace policy.
Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter which addresses the Criteria by mail or email to Geraldine Dean by 4pm, Wednesday 21 August.
Geraldine Dean | CEO, Youth Solutions | PO Box 112 Macarthur Square NSW 2560
geraldine | www.youthsolutions.com.au