School Focused Youth Services Coordinator

Be part of transforming lives for stronger communities.

  • Full Time, Fixed Term Opportunity (6 months starting October 2022)
  • Level 6 SCHADS Award $96,962.32 per annum (dependent on skills and experience) plus superannuation
  • Enjoy the benefits of a flexible work culture through our Hybrid Working Model

Join Family Life as our School Focused Youth Services Coordinator and be part of an organisation that allows you to prioritise your health and wellbeing within a supportive, people-focused culture.

Who we are

Family Life is a specialist family services provider that has worked with children, families and communities for more than 50 years.   At Family Life, we believe every child deserves to thrive in a safe and healthy family environment. Our vision is to work with clients and partners to create capable communities, strong families and thriving children.

Family Life is known for its innovation, impact and whole-of-community approach.  Our teams are committed to transforming the lives of our clients and communities to build resilience and healthy relationships.

The Opportunity

The School Focused Youth Services Coordinator is a full-time, fixed-term contract role based at either Frankston or Sandringham and works with schools to deliver targeted interventions to students and run capacity building sessions within the schools so teachers, parents and carers are better equipped to support students.

A day in the life of this position includes:

  • Meeting with school Principals and wellbeing staff
  • Coordinating targeted interventions and capacity building activities
  • Project management
  • Report writing
  • Budgeting


What we offer

  • Flexible work hours/working from home where possible
  • Salary packaging (up to an extra $18,000 in tax-free pay per year)
  • Paid Wellbeing Leave
  • Paid Study Leave
  • Gifted Leave at Christmas
  • Additional Purchased Annual Leave
  • Access up to $450 in funding towards setting up your home office with Family Life office equipment
  • Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service

How to Apply

A full position description is available here.

Please submit your confidential application including a CV and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria via our Application Portal.

For further information regarding the position please contact Aly Madden, Team Leader Community Development Team on (03) 8599 5433.

Applications close: 5pm on Wednesday 24th August*

*We will be reviewing applications as they are received, therefore this role may close sooner if we find the right candidate.  Please apply now to ensure you do not miss out!

All offers of employment are subject to the Family Life Safety Screening process, including a Working with Children Check, Police Records Check and COVID vaccination certificate.  Any person issued with a negative notice on their Working with Children Check will not be eligible for employment with Family Life.

Family Life values diversity and welcomes applicants who meet the position criteria, irrespective of race and ethnicity, colour, age, gender, gender identity, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

Family Life is a child safe organisation.  We value, respect and listen to children and young people. We are committed to the safety of all children and young people. Family Life supports children to meet their potential and thrive. We do not tolerate neglect, mistreatment or abuse of any kind.

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