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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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CURRENT VACANCIES

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.   


Project Officer – Youth Leadership (CMY123) 

CMY seeks two part-time Project Officers to support youth leadership and capacity-building programs at CMY. 

  • Hours: Part-time, 2 days per week (0.4 FTE) and 3 days per week (0.6 FTE)
  • Fixed term, July 2018 – June 2019
  • Base Salary: $63,449 - $69,416 per annum (pro rata)
  • Location: CMY Carlton Office
  • Applications Close: Midday, Monday 23rd July 2018

For further information, download the Position Description: PDF icon PD CMY123 Project Officer - Youth Leadership_June2018.pdf 

Applications including your cover letter, resume & response to the Key Selection Criteria can be emailed to jobs@cmy.net.au using the subject line: Project Officer – Youth Leadership CMY123.


Project Officer – Youth Leadership in Schools (CMY124) 

CMY seeks a Project Officer – Youth Leadership in Schools who will be responsible for the scoping, planning, developing, implementing and evaluating youth leadership programs and initiatives in schools.   

  • Hours: 4 days per week (0.8 FTE)
  • Fixed Term, August 2018 – June 2020
  • Base Salary: $72,300 per annum (pro-rata)
  • Location: CMY Casey Office (South East)
  • Applications Close: Midday, Friday 27th July 2018

For further information, download the Position Description: PDF iconPD CMY124 Project Officer - Youth Leadership in Schools_July2018.pdf or contact Duré de Winter on (03) 9340 3700. 

Applications including your cover letter, resume & response to the Key Selection Criteria can be emailed to jobs@cmy.net.au using the subject line: Project Officer – Youth Leadership in Schools CMY124.


Project Officer – Youth Leadership in Community (CMY125) 

CMY seeks a Project Officer – Youth Leadership in Community who will be responsible for the scoping, planning, development, implementation and evaluation of youth leadership programs and initiatives in CMY.   

  • Hours: 9 days per fortnight (0.9 FTE)
  • Fixed term, August 2018 – June 2020
  • Base Salary: $72,300 per annum (pro-rata)
  • Location: CMY Carlton Office
  • Applications Close: Midday, Friday 27th July 2018

For further information, download the Position Description: PDF iconPD CMY125 Project Officer - Youth Leadership in Community_July2018.pdf or contact Duré de Winter on (03) 9340 3700. 

Applications including your cover letter, resume & response to the Key Selection Criteria can be emailed to jobs@cmy.net.au using the subject line: Project Officer – Youth Leadership in Community CMY125.


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: 
http://www.cmy.net.au/pathways-employment-application-form

For further information, visit:
http://www.cmy.net.au/join-pathways-employment-program