Lane Cove Council

Youth Worker – Programs and Development

Posted: 04 May
Closes: 01 Jun
Lane Cove


  • Dynamic role
  • 35 hrs per week
  • Great team and benefits

Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of an innovative Council seeking to make a positive difference in the community you support? We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, well-organised and experienced Youth Worker - Programs and Development to join our team on a full-time basis.

Located on the lower North Shore, our leafy suburb has a vibrant and diverse village atmosphere. We aim to provide "best value" community services and facilities whilst promoting the principles of ecologically sustainable development. If you are open to fresh ideas, committed to progressing new initiatives and driven to provide the very best service to our community, we want to hear from you.

About the Role

You will be responsible for developing and implementing the school holiday and term programs and projects to address the recreational, social and psychological needs of young people aged 10-17 years who use the Lane Cove Youth Centre.

About You

The successful candidate will have:

  • A current "Paid Worker" - Working with Children clearance (NSW);
  • Diploma in Youth Work, social sciences or relevant field or equivalent qualifications and experience;
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role;
  • Understanding of mandatory reporting.

What we Offer

Our offices are located close to shops, cafes, an aquatic centre and a gym. You will also enjoy:

  • Annual performance bonuses and salary review
  • Access to Long Service Leave after 5 years
  • Active Social Club
  • Extensive career development and training opportunities

To Apply

Please read the Position Description for the role and address the selection criteria in your online application.

For further information, please contact Susan Heyne on (02) 9911 3592.

Salary range - From $1,158.40 to $1,274.30 per week + superannuation, (dependent on the skills, qualifications and relevant experience of the suitable candidate).


To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 5931689.

Lane Cove Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides a smoke free workplace.

This position requires applicants to be suitably immunised. As part of our pre-employment process, preferred candidates are required to provide proof of COVID 19 vaccination status.