A bit about the role: 

The Recruitment Partner is focused on finding sustainable employment outcomes for participants within our Disability Employment Program by actively identifying opportunities with local employers through business development and securing placements.  

The key to success in this role will be brokering and maintaining effective relationships with employers, proactively understanding their resourcing needs, and successfully matching candidates to opportunities.  

For more information on this position please download the

Success Profile (Job description).

A bit about you: 

You’re passionate about working with young people living with a disability and have the experience to back it up. You hold a qualification in Social Work, Youth Work or Community Development. You have demonstrated business development or promotional skills to secure new and repeat business. You have a solid understanding of people-centred case management principles including barrier management. 

You’re full of creative ways to meet our service users where they are at and believe that engagement can’t be a one size fits all model. You always see the person, not just their immediate situation because you understand that everyone has different needs, and that is okay.  


A bit about us:  

We are an independent, registered charity providing front line support to young people and people experiencing homelessness to open pathways out of poverty and homelessness - breaking the cycle of disadvantage. Our focus is on respect, client-centred care, and harm prevention so people can lead longer lives, have improved health, meaningful employment, and a greater sense of belonging, safety, and security through our holistic model of care.   

You can read more in our Impact Report, or you will find us right across Naarm/Melbourne with our main offices located in Glenroy and on Hosier Lane right in the centre of the city, but we’re growing quickly and expanding to more locations in 2022!  


 Why should you work with us?  

We’re a casual and flexible, yet professional and high-energy workplace. We encourage flexibility for a healthy work/life balance and although we are very serious about our work, we are very chill when it comes time to wind down. Every day you spend working with us, you’re making a difference. Although they're pretty great perks, we don’t just stop there… here are some of the others:  

  • Free, locally roasted coffee at the office   
  • A portion of your income as tax-free through generous salary packaging benefits. PLUS additional tax-free salary packaging on meals & entertainment expenses 
  • Flexible work environment & flexibility to take extra unpaid leave  
  • 17.5% Annual Leave Loading    
  • Uncapped Employee Assistance Program   
  • Additional paid leave for caregiving, wellbeing, family violence, study PLUS an extra 5 personal leave days  


Site Location:  

This role will be based at our Glenroy HQ with outreach across North and Northwest Melbourne.   


Sounds like you'd vibe at Youth Projects? 

Send through your resume + a brief cover letter by clicking "Apply for this Job" 

Recruitment for this position will be undertaken as applications are received and only successful applicants will be notified. 

Please note is a requirement of all Youth Projects positions that the successful applicant holds a valid  

Working with Children’s Check, Police Check and is vaccinated for Covid-19. 



Our commitment to diversity 

At Youth Projects, we value diversity and believe that a range of backgrounds brings a variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences that will enhance our effectiveness. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions and encourage applications from candidates with a disability, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and indigenous candidates 

Safety screening 

Youth Projects has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to the provision of a child-safe organisation. All Youth Projects staff must undergo Police and Working with Children Checks. Any person with a negative notice on their Working with Children Check will not be eligible for employment with us.