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. 

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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.

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.   

Project Officer – Youth Leadership (CMY172) X 2 Positions


CMY seeks two Project Officers who will be responsible for the delivery of youth leadership activities with newly arrived young people to support their settlement and leadership aspirations.

  • Hours: Part Time, 34.2 hours per week (0.9 FTE, 9 days per fortnight)
  • Fixed Term: until December 2021
  • Base Salary: SCHADS 4, $68,804 - $74,850 per annum pro rata (plus Super and access to Salary Packaging)
  • Location: CMY Carlton Office
  • Applications Close: Midday 12:00 pm, Wednesday 6November 2019 

For further information, download the Position Description: PD CMY172 Project Officer - Youth Leadership_Oct2019.pdf  or contact Duré de Winter, Program Manager – Youth Leadership on (03) 9340 3721. 

To apply, email the below documents to using the subject line: <insert your name> Project Officer – Youth Leadership CMY172 :

  • A cover letter outlining your interest in the role
  • Your updated resume / CV
  • A document outlining your responses to each of the five key selection criteria outlined in the Position Description.