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.
We love to hear from candidates who can demonstrate how their skills and experience show a commitment to making a difference in the lives of the young people we represent, and who can share their passion and motivation for ensuring young people are empowered.
How to apply
When applying for a job at CMY, the following documents must accompany applications:
- Cover letter
- Document addressing each Key Selection Criteria.
Please submit applications in MS Word or PDF formats.
Only applicants that are successful in the shortlisting process will be notified by CMY, within two weeks of the application closing date.
Please refer to the following documents to assist with your application submission:
- Position Description for the job you are applying for; and
- Guidelines for applying for a job at CMY
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 Leadership and Advocacy Officer – MYAN (CMY200)
MYAN’s Youth Leadership and Advocacy Officer is responsible for coordinating and delivering MYAN’s youth leadership and engagement activities including: recruiting and supporting MYAN’s Youth Ambassador’s Network (YAN); facilitating MYAN’s engagement with young people across Australia; supporting national youth-specific (leadership) activities/events/projects (including in MYAN’s policy, advocacy and sector capacity building work); and advising on MYAN’s youth engagement strategies. This is a key role in delivering on MYAN’s commitment to increase national leadership and advocacy opportunities for young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. This position will be employed by CMY and based at CMY’s Carlton office.
- Hours: 38 hours per week, Full time
- Fixed Term: until 30 June 2022
- Base Salary (SCHADS Level 4): $72, 361 plus Super and access to Salary Packaging
- Location: CMY Carlton Office
- Applications Close: Midday 12pm, Monday 3 May 2021
- Interviews: to be held the week of Monday 10 May 2021
- This position is specifically for someone with lived experience as a young person (under the age of 30 years) from a refugee or migrant background, under Special Measures of the Equal Opportunity Act.
For further information, download the Position Description or contact Shannon White – MYAN Policy and Advocacy Officer, on 0401 560 410.
Applications including your resume and response to the Key Selection Criteria can be emailed to email@example.com using the subject line: <Insert your name> CMY200
Working for Victoria initiative
The Working for Victoria (WfV) Fund is part of the Victorian Government’s $1.7 billion Economic Survival Package to address the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. The Fund supports the creation of new short-term roles, and has partnered with Sidekicker to support job seekers to find work. Find out more
From working directly with young people through intensive case work support, to creating leadership opportunities for young people to be heard, we are constantly looking for ways to put young people at the centre of this change-making process. Find out more