Youth Engagement Coordinator

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Position Description:

The Youth Engagement Coordinator is responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing innovative youth programs and strategies to engage, support, and empower the young people of Warrnambool.

The position requires a keen awareness of, and a strong desire to meet the needs of youth, including addressing the barriers to participation and engagement.

The Youth Engagement Coordinator is responsible for developing and delivering a Warrnambool Youth Strategy and Program Plan that incorporates a comprehensive community needs assessment that engages youth. This co-design process will inform the content and direction of the youth engagement team programming.
The role works closely with external stakeholders to strengthen resources and services that will promote and increase program engagement, social connectedness, creativity, leadership and improve health and wellness for young people.


The Benefits
This is a permanent full time position with a current base salary range between $83,626 - $90,815 per annum, dependant on demonstrated skills and experience + superannuation. 

Council also offers a range of other benefits for its employees, including:

  • Ongoing training and development 
  • Discount to Council owned facilities
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long service leave (pro-rata) after 7 years


To Apply
To apply for this opportunity, please click ‘Apply Now’ below. 

If after reading the position description you have further questions please contact Rachael Gleeson,  Service Manager Healthy Engaged Communities, on 03 5559 4864 or


Applications close: 5.00pm Friday 9 June 2023.  


Please note, that all prospective Warrnambool City Council employees will be required to undertake a medical assessment. Council also completes a range of other pre-employment checks which include reference checks and a criminal history check. For more information about the recruitment process, please visit

Successful applicants must comply with Council’s COVID-19 vaccination policy which require employees to provide documentary evidence of their vaccination status before attending the workplace.


Warrnambool City Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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