About us

The Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) is a not-for-profit organisation based in Victoria, providing specialist knowledge and support to young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. Our vision is that young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds are connected, empowered and influential Australians. 

Work with us

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.

Read The inside story: How to get a job at the Centre for Multicultural Youth on EthicalJobs blog, for insights into what we look for during recruitment.

CMY was Job Seeker's 'Organisation of the Month' in May 2017. Read more about what makes CMY a great place to work.

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When applying for vacancies at CMY, the following documents must accompany all applications:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria.

Please submit applications in MS Word or PDF formats.

Please refer to the following documents to assist with your application submission:

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

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia.   

Business Development Manager (Interim) (CMY128)


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced senior manager to join CMY on a part time fixed term basis. 

  • A rare and exciting senior leadership role – immediate start
  • Hours: 22.8 hours – 30.4 hours per week (negotiable)
  • Fixed term: 6 months from commencement
  • Salary: $100,000 pro rata
  • Location: Carlton
  • Applications Close: 9:00 am, Monday 27 August 2018

The focus of the role is to provide strong leadership to a small specialist team managing key philanthropic trusts, including responsibility for funding and tender applications. This role will be responsible for supporting strategic business growth through planning and developing CMY’s partnerships as well as proactive stakeholder management.

To be successful in this role you must have a strong working knowledge and understanding of our participants, their communities, believe in our purpose, have strong business development and leadership skills, and your values must closely align with CMY's. 

For more information download the position description PDF iconPD CMY128 Business Development Manager_August2018.pdf or contact Kate Stobart - Human Resources Advisor on (03) 9340 3700 / to further discuss this opportunity.

Applications including your cover letter, resume and response to the Key Selection Criteria can be emailed to, with the subject line: Business Development Manager (Interim) CMY128. 

 Project Coordinator (CMY129)

CMY seeks a Project Coordinator who will be responsible for working with a project team to lead the delivery of a Community Support Group. The Community Support Groups will work with the South Sudanese community to connect young people and their families to existing and new activities to improve their health and wellbeing, education, training and employment outcomes, as well as community participation. 

  • Hours : Full time, 5 days per week
  • Fixed Term : 12 months
  • Base Salary (SCHADS 7 ) : $84,987 plus (Super + Salary Packaging)
  • Location: Carlton – supporting staff across North West and South East regions
  • Applications Close: Midday 12:00 pm, Monday 27  August 2018

For more information download the position description PDF iconPD CMY129 Project Coordinator- CSG_Aug2018.pdf 

Additional information regarding the recruitment and selection process can be accessed here CMY129 Recruitment and selection Process_Proj Coord_CSG_Aug2018.pdf.

Contact Kate Stobart – Human Resources Advisor on (03) 9340 3700 / to further discuss this opportunity.  

Applications including your cover letter, resume and response to the Key Selection Criteria can be emailed to with the subject line: Project Coordinator CMY129.

 Various casual opportunities available for young people aged 18 - 24 from refugee and migrant backgrounds (Pathways)


  • Paid jobs available with supportive employers
  • Casual opportunities for two to six months in retail and hospitality
  • Suitable for TAFE or university students, or those who have recently graduated.

Looking for a chance to gain real work experience and kick start your career?

We're inviting applications from young people aged 18 – 24 from migrant and refugee backgrounds who are looking for work. We want you to realise your potential and our team will provide guidance and support to help you land a job. We’re looking for applicants to fill a variety of roles, so if you are interested – apply now

You will have

  • Enthusiasm
  • Willingness to learn
  • Motivation
  • Strong commitment to gaining real work experience. 

Apply today and the Pathways team will be in touch with you shortly to discuss your suitability.

Complete the online application form:

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