Safer Communities Program Coordinator

Job Description

Fixed Term, Full Time | 5 Months 

$31.77 (depending on experience and qualifications) Junior rates may apply

We are currently seeking a driven and empathetic Safer Communities Program Coordinator to join us at our PCYC Rockhampton Youth Club. If you have a passion for helping young people and their community, then we want you!

Delivered in partnership with the Australian Government, the Safer Communities program deploys crime prevention and community engagement programs across 13 high priority Queensland communities from Mornington Island to Logan.

The position's main focus will be working with young people at risk in the Rockhampton Community.

What we can offer

  • In addition to your remuneration, enjoy generous not-for-profit salary packaging benefits of up to $15,900 per annum tax free!
  • Use a further $2,650 of your pre-tax income for entertainment expenses with a Meals and Entertainment Card
  • Free PCYC Gym Membership
  • Comprehensive online induction and site-specific orientation
  • Be a part of creating a positive environment for the development of young people
  • Our work environment has a strong team work ethic where we live by our PCYC Queensland values - Respect, Leadership, Commitment, Passion and Teamwork.

Your New Role

Reporting to the Youth Club Manager, Safer Communities Program and Evaluation Managers, you will deliver a range of existing PCYC crime prevention programs and activities to young people in their local community. While reporting is a part of the position, your primary focus is engaging with the community and encouraging participation on the program. If this sounds like you, download our Position Description for more information.

About You

  • Minimum Diploma of youth work or relevant qualification in the area of practice, or equivalent level experience
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in crime prevention or social and community sector programs
  • Strong demonstrated ability to engage with young people is required and a background in trauma-informed practice is desirable
  • Ability to work in a culturally appropriate manner within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Ability to travel across the state as required
  • Hold a current First Aid and CPR certificate
  • Hold a light rigid driver’s licence and a Restricted Drivers' Authority (or ability to obtain)
  • Working With Children Check (Blue Card) No Card, No Start and Restricted Person legislation applies
  • It is a mandatory requirement for all PCYC employees to have received the prescribed number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine
  • Please note: All PCYC employees are required to complete a National Police Check upon commencement. 

About PCYC Queensland

PCYC Queensland is a not-for-profit organisation aiming to build safer, healthier communities through youth development. In partnership with the Queensland Police Service, PCYC Queensland offers a range of youth and community programs in addition to facilities such as outside school hours care, gymnastics, boxing and 24/7 gym and fitness centres. 


Applications close 26 June 2022 at 11:45pm.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.