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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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MY Education Project Officer (CMY64)

  • 4-5 days per week (0.8 FTE – Full time) negotiable, ending December 2019
  • Base salary of $65,543 to $70,740 per annum
  • Pay rise of approximately 4%  per annum
  • Generous entitlements including cultural leave options and flexible work arrangements
  • Based at CMY Sunshine 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 Education Support 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. The team also develops community partnerships to support learning inside and outside the classroom.

This is an exciting opportunity to support the learning needs of refugee and migrant young people in the North and West Metropolitan regions of Melbourne.

 The successful candidate will have:  

  • Demonstrated experience in developing, brokering and implementing multi-stakeholder projects.
  • High level project management skills when working with diverse and multiple stakeholders.
  • An understanding of the education sector in particular schools, curriculum and the challenges for students and families with refugee and migrant backgrounds.
  • 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.

Please find attached a detailed position description : PD CMY64 MYEdu Proj Off_Mar2017.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 noon,12:00 pm Monday 10th April 2017 using the subject line: MY Education Project Officer CMY64.


MYAN Project Support Officer, National Conference (CMY95)

  • Casual (1-2 days per week), ending December 2017
  • Base rate of $30.55 per hour, including casual loading this will be $38.19 per hour
  • Based at CMY Carlton Office

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

The Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network (MYAN) is Australia’s national peak body representing multicultural youth issues.

The MYAN are hosting a national multicultural youth conference in partnership with Melbourne University in Melbourne in November, 2017. Combining research, policy and practice, this event is a unique opportunity bringing together academics, policy makers and practitioners from across Australia and internationally, in relation to children and young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. 

The MYAN Project Support Officer will play a critical role in coordinating the planning and smooth operation of the event. This includes administrative support and high level liaison with conference delegates, speakers and other stakeholders prior to and during the conference.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Excellent administrative, organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to work with a variety of people across a range of work situations
  • Experience in promotions, including event marketing, communications and/or participant recruitment
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint).
  • A demonstrated commitment to our principles: diversity, human rights and participation.

Please find attached a detailed position description: PD CMY95 MYAN Project Support Officer - NatConf_Mar2017.pdf

For more information on MYAN visit: www.myan.org.au

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 noon, 12:00 pm Monday 3rd April 2017 using the subject line: MYAN Project Support Officer, National Conference (CMY95).