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
  • Document addressing each 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.  

Youth Intern (CMY47)

CMY seeks a Youth Intern to provide general project, administrative and facilitative support to a variety of projects delivered by the Youth Leadership Team. The Youth Intern is a position that incorporates skill and professional development through out the contract term. 

  • Hours: 38 hours (5 days) per week
  • Fixed Term : until 30 June 2020
  • Base Salary (SCHADS 2): $52,146 – $56,829 (plus Super and Access to Salary Packaging)
  • Location: CMY Carlton Office
  • Applications Close: Midday 12:00pm, Monday 4th February 2019 

For more information, download the Position Description: PDF iconPD CMY Youth Intern Jan 2019.pdf or contact Duré de Winter  - Team Leader, Youth Leadership on (03) 9340 3721. 

Applications including your cover letter, resume and response to the Key Selection Criteria can be emailed to using the subject line: Youth Intern CMY47.

 Project Officer (CMY148)

 CMY seeks a Project Officer who will be responsible for supporting young people already engaged in the criminal justice system, or identified as being at ‘high risk’ of engaging in criminal behaviour, to participate and succeed in education and training as a tailored pathway to employment. 

  • Hours: 38 hours per week (5 days)
  • Fixed Term: until July 2020
  • Base Salary (SCHADS 5):$ 74,534 (plus Super and Access to Salary Packaging)
  • Location: Hoppers Crossing/ Wyndham
  • Applications Close: Midday, 12:00pm 30th January 2019 

For further information, download the Position Description: PDF iconPD CMY148 Project Officer_Jan2019.pdf or contact Erik Rau – Team Leader, Crime Prevention on 0432 696 319.  

Applications including your cover letter, resume and response to the Key Selection Criteria can be emailed to using the subject line: Project Officer CMY148.