Y Housing youth support residential worker 

(Crisis Refuge Full Time)

Project Youth is a not for profit community organisation, and we've been operating in south eastern Sydney region for over 25 years. Our aim is to create opportunities for young people to determine their own future.

We’re looking for an outgoing and energetic person to work on a rotating roster within The Crisis Refuge team.
You will be required to case manage young people, supervise daily activities and contribute to the overall running of the house. To assist young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness through broad and flexible service models. Experience working in a youth homelessness setting will be highly regarded.

35 hours per week, on a rotating roster including overnight and weekend shifts.

If you are interested, apply in writing addressing the selection criteria, qualifications, experience and skills outlined in the position description, and send your letter with a copy of your CV to vicki@projectyouth.org.au 

Contact Vicki on 02 9525 7919 ext 102 for more information or if you have any questions about the position. Previous applicants need not apply.
Closing date for this position is COB 25th January 2019


Project Youth is a not for profit community organisation that operates in Southern Sydney. Our aim is to create opportunities for young people to determine their own future.

We are looking for and energetic and enthusiastic Youth worker to run the outreach program across the Sutherland Shire. If you have an understanding of social issues facing young people, excellent communication skills, and an ability to develop a professional rapport with young people this could be the role for you!  

The duties are many and varied (and fun) and include - 

  • Drop in and activities at the Miranda site
  • Street based outreach on Thursday and Friday nights
  • Other occasional events, festivals, school holiday programs and excursions.
If you are interested in joining the Project Youth team, apply in writing outlining your qualifications, experience and skills and addressing the essential criteria outlined in the position description, and send your letter with a copy of your CV to kevin@projectyouth.org.au.

If you would like more information about the position or Project Youth in general please call 02 9525 7919 ext 101.

NB - applications that do not contain a cover letter which addresses the selection criteria will automatically be excluded.

Project Youth can offer you great variety in your work, a professional, supportive and fun workplace and flexible work conditions. Working with Children Check, and National Criminal Checks apply. 

This a time limited position until June 2019. Continuation is subject to funding.

Closing date for applications:25th January 2019

Student Placements

We get a lot of interest from students wanting to do placements at Project Youth. We're currently working with TAFE NSW, Sutherland College Loftus Campus, to try and accomodate their Youth Work students in the first intance. If you are a TAFE student speak to your placement coordinator.

volunteers needed!

Do you believe that young people matter?

Project Youth is looking for volunteers to join our Mentoring Program working with young people at risk. The next training course is due to start SOON.

For more information about the program and to apply, download the application form

If you are willing to support a young person email the completed form to stef@projectyouth.org.au. Stef will get in touch. 

Thanks for your support. It will make a real difference in the life of a young person.

Muscle Up Mentors!

Project Youth is currently looking for male mentors for our Muscle Up/Fit for Life boys fitness program.

The program will run across both Sutherland and St George areas...join one program or join them both!! Programs runs from 7am-8.15am on Weds (Sutherland) and Tues (St George).

Project Youth works in partnership with local police and PCYC to provide assistance and support to young people at risk. The aim of the program is to increase positive relationships between young people and available support services, and increase positive behaviours and school attendance by the young participants.

Muscle Up/Fit for Life has a strong focus on fitness
and encouraging the boys to positively engage in their community.

Our mentors are an integral part of this program. Volunteers who participate in this program are expected to participate in the fitness alongside the young people to encourage them to participate to the best of their potential and also ensure each young person is well supported throughout the program whilst also making the fitness enjoyable!!

If fitness and giving back to your community are both on your new year's resolutions list then please get in contact with Stef E: stef@projectyouth.org.au 

PS it's also a lot of fun!