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We celebrate and value the diversity of our employees. Their skills and experience are key to our ability to build strong partnerships with all our stakeholders and create change across Victoria. 

In-line with our commitment to increasing migrant and refugee young people’s access to employment, our recruitment and employment practices ensure we can walk the talk. These practices encourage applicants from multicultural backgrounds and support the diverse needs of our staff.

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 Regional Administration Officer - YRIPP (CMY84)

  • 5 days per week, fixed term until 30 June 2018 (Note: YRIPP has been delivered by CMY in an ongoing way for over 10 years; the contract timeframe for this position will be extended subject to overall funding contract renewal, and pending successful probation period)
  • SCHADS Level 3, Base salary of $53,865 - $57,817 per annum  +  9.5% superannuation
  • Salary Packaging which provides $15,900 tax free
  • Pay rise of approximately 4% per annum
  • Generous entitlements including cultural leave options and flexible work arrangements
  • Located 3 days in Sunshine, 2 days in Box Hill

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

YRIPP is the Youth Referral and Independent Person Program. YRIPP delivers a high quality system of adult volunteers called “Independent Persons” who attend police interviews with young people in police custody when a parent or guardian is not available. YRIPP also seeks to divert young people from future offending through early intervention at the point of police contact. 

The YRIPP Administration Officer is responsible for delivering high quality customer service and support to volunteers and stakeholders in addition to providing administrative support to two Regional Officers, including data entry and organising volunteer interviews, trainings and events. 

The successful applicant will be a highly organised team player with strong communication skills and attention to detail. They will also have:  

  • Experience working in the community, youth, justice, Indigenous or multicultural sectors and a demonstrated commitment to social justice principles
  • Experience in managing sensitive information and delivering administrative support to complex programs
  • Highly developed organisational skills
  • Proficiency with a range of software programs, and accuracy in typing and data-entry
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Relevant qualification in administration / business / social sciences / social work / community development / youth work / criminal justice / law or a minimum of 2 years relevant experiences. 

For further information and a detailed position description, click here PDF iconPD CMY84 Regional Administration Officer YRIPP_Jan2018.pdf

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 9:00 am Monday 29 January 2018 using the subject line: Regional Administration Officer – YRIPP CMY84. 

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. 


 MY Education Project Officer (CMY64) 

  • 4-5 days per week (0.9 FTE – Full time) negotiable, Fixed term until 21 December 2018
  • SCHADS Level 5, Base salary $69,851.60- $74,752.08 per annum (pro rata)  +  9.5% superannuation
  • Salary Packaging which provides $15,900 tax free
  • Pay rise of approximately 4%  per annum
  • Generous entitlements including cultural leave options and flexible work arrangements.
  • Located at CMY Carlton Office  

Work in a highly rewarding and dynamic environment while making a difference in the lives of migrant and refugee 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. 

CMY’s MY Education team increases the connectedness of refugee and migrant young people to school and the community, in particular by strengthening out of school hours learning opportunities. This is an exciting opportunity to support the learning needs of refugee and migrant young people in Victoria. 

The successful candidate will have: 

  • An understanding of the education sector in particular schools, curriculum and the challenges for students and families with refugee and migrant backgrounds;
  • An understanding of Out of School Hours Learning Support Programs and their role in supporting education needs is desirable;
  • High level project management skills when working with diverse and multiple stakeholders and demonstrated experience in developing, brokering and implementing multi-stakeholder projects;
  • An ability to work independently, use own initiative and also work in a team environment and collaborate effectively with peers across multiple regions;
  • A demonstrated commitment to our principals: diversity, human rights and participation. 

For further information and a detailed position description, click here PDF iconPD CMY64 MYEdu Proj Off_Jan2018.pdf

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 midday 12:00 pm Monday 29 January 2018 using the subject line: MY Education Project Officer CMY64

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.


 Multicultural Youth Worker – Gippsland (CMY75)

  • 4 days per week (0.8 FTE), Fixed term until 19 November 2018 (Maternity Leave Position)
  • SCHADS level 4, Base Salary $63,449 - $69,416 per annum (pro-rata)
  • Salary Packaging which provides up to $15,900 tax free  +  9.5% superannuation
  • Pay rise of approximately 4% per annum
  • Generous entitlements including cultural leave options and flexible work arrangements
  • Located at CMY Morwell Office 

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

Since 2012, CMY’s Regional Presence Programs (RPP) based in Ballarat and Gippsland, have provided direct support that aims to join up services to better engage young people from culturally and linguistically diverse (or CALD) backgrounds living in regional areas. 

CMY’s Youth Support team provides direct assistance to young people and their families in a number of settings including schools, sport and recreation centres, TAFEs and community hubs. We offer young people tools, linkages and pathways that support them to overcome a range of barriers as they settle in Australia. 

The Gippsland-based Multicultural Youth Worker will play an important role in supporting the participation of young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds in the Gippsland community.

The position is responsible for planning and delivering a variety of programs and group work activities developed in response to local needs and delivered in community and school-based settings, also providing information and referral support to help young people access local services. 

The successful candidate will have: 

  • Excellent cross-cultural skills, including understandings about issues affecting young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds
  • An understanding of youth participation and community development principles
  • Experience in working in the multicultural youth sector 

For further information and a detailed position description, click here PD CMY75 MYW-Gipps_Jan2018.pdf 

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 current resume and a cover letter specifically addressing the key selection criteria (outlined in the position description) to jobs@cmy.net.au by midday 12:00 pm Monday 29 January 2018 using the subject line Multicultural Youth Worker CMY75.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.


 Sports Engagement Officer (CMY83)

  • 19 hours per week (0.5 FTE), Fixed term until 21 December 2018
  • SCHADS Level 4, Base salary of $63,449 -$69,416 per annum (pro-rata)
  • Salary Packaging which provides $15,900 tax free + 9.5% superannuation
  • Pay rise of approximately 4% per annum
  • Based at CMY Morwell Office with travel throughout Gippsland

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. 

This is an exciting opportunity to work with the sports and community sectors to develop greater participation opportunities for young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. 

The successful candidate will have: 

  • A tertiary qualification and/or experience in the social sciences, sports management, community development or other appropriate discipline
  • A sound understanding of the issues affecting migrant and refugee young people particularly within the context of sport and recreation in Victoria, and
  • A demonstrated commitment to our principals: diversity, human rights and participation. 

For further information and a detailed position description, click here PD CMY83 Sports Engagement Officer-Gipps_Jan2018.pdf

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 9:00 am Monday 12 February 2018 using the subject line: Sports Engagement Officer (CMY83).

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.