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Program Leader – Pathways (CMY98)

  • Part-time, 4 days a week (0.8 FTE), Fixed term until Dec 2018, with possibility for extension
  • SCHADS Level 6, base salary from $73,700 per annum (pro rata)
  • Salary Packaging which provides up to $15,900 tax free
  • Superannuation at 9.5%
  • Annual leave loading
  • Pay rise of approximately 5%  per annum
  • Generous entitlements including cultural leave options and flexible work arrangements.
  • Located at CMY Carlton Office

 Work in a highly rewarding, dynamic environment making a real difference in the lives of young people. 

The Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) is a leading independent organisation that helps migrant and refugee young people build positive lives in Australia. By focusing on young people’s strengths we are able to develop stronger communities, support other service providers and influence decision makers at local, state and national levels. 

Reporting to the Sector and Community Partnerships Manager, the Program Leader Pathways is responsible for the development, delivery and growth of CMY’s Pathways programs. 

The successful applicant will be a leader capable of guiding and influencing others, with knowledge of employment pathways and services.  They will also have: 

  • Experience in the leadership of programs and teams including supervision of staff and program coordination.
  • Sensitivity to the issues impacting employment outcomes of young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds in Australia.
  • Well-developed communication, influencing and interpersonal skills including outstanding relationship management skills.
  • A demonstrated commitment to our principals: diversity, human rights and participation.

For further information and a detailed position description, click PD CMY98 Program Leader Pathways_June17.pdf

Questions regarding the role can be directed to Sarah Nicholson (Sector & Community Partnership Manager) at 9340 3700.

CMY takes Child Safety seriously and short listed candidates are subject to child safety screening and assessment against child safety standards as part of our thorough recruitment process. 

Please email applications including a brief cover letter, current resume, and a statement specifically addressing each of the key selection criteria (outlined in the position description) to jobs@cmy.net.au by 12 noon Monday 24 July 2017 using the subject line: Program Leader - Pathways CMY98.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.


  Policy and Sector Development Officer – MYAN (Australia) (CMY99)

  • Part time, 4 days a week (0.8 to 1.0 FTE negotiable), Fixed term until 30June 2018
  • SCHADS Level 6, base salary from $73,700 per annum (pro-rata)
  • Salary Packaging which provides up to $15,900 tax free
  • Superannuation at 9.5%
  • Annual leave loading
  • Pay rise of approximately 4% per annum
  • Generous entitlements including cultural leave options and flexible work arrangements.
  • Located at CMY Carlton Office

Generous entitlements including cultural leave options and flexible work arrangements.

Work in a highly rewarding, dynamic environment making a real difference in the lives of young people.

Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network (MYAN Australia) is looking for a Policy and Sector Development Officer. The role will contribute to national policy and program development for young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds and play an important role delivering policy and capacity building activities, including: preparing policy papers, resources, and managing diverse stakeholder relationships at a national level.

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Tertiary qualifications in the social sciences, community development, public policy or other appropriate discipline. 
  • Demonstrated understanding of and sensitivity to issues affecting young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds.
  • Experience in social policy development, including an understanding of community development principles as they apply to policy development.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and written communication skills, including the ability to produce high standard written work for a variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in managing and building effective relationships across various sectors.
  • Highly developed project management and organisational skills, including an ability to manage a work program independently.

MYAN is Australia’s national body representing the rights and interests of young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds and those who work with them. MYAN is auspiced by the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) in Victoria and the position will be employed by and based at CMY.  

For further information and a detailed position description, click PD CMY99 Policy and Sector Development Officer -MYAN_Jul2017.pdf or contact Nadine Liddy on 9340 3700 or 0437 897 178.

CMY takes Child Safety seriously and short listed candidates are subject to child safety screening and assessment against child safety standards as part of our thorough recruitment process. 

Please email applications including a brief cover letter, current resume, and a statement specifically addressing each of the key selection criteria (outlined in the position description) to recruitment@myan.org.au  by 12 noon Friday 4 August 2017 using the subject line: Policy and Sector Development Officer – MYAN (CMY99).

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.