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Sports & Recreation Residential Youth Worker - Weekends - Robertson

Apply now Job no: 982601
Work type: Permanent (Part Time)
Location: NSW
Categories: Community Services

Weekend Sports & Recreation Residential Youth Worker - Triple Care Farm

  • NFP Salary Packaging Available
  •  Saturday & Sunday - 8am - 4pm 
  • 15.2 hours per week (shift penalties apply)

About Mission Australia

Mission Australia is a Christian community service organisation with a nationwide team of over 2,900 that helps people to regain their independence. We reduce homelessness and strengthen communities through homelessness initiatives and affordable housing, early learning and youth services, family support, and employment and skills development. Together, we stand with Australians in need until they can stand for themselves. 

About the role

Triple Care Farm is a residential program in the NSW Southern Highlands for young people aged 16 to 24 years.

The Sport and Recreation Youth Worker provides opportunities for students to participate in a range of quality sporting and recreational activities, with a view to increasing physical fitness, providing exposure to the benefits of healthy outdoor pursuits, teamwork and planning.


  • Client Support and Supervision
  • Support the progress of student residents towards the achievement of their casework goals
  • Assist with planning and organisation of weekend activities; conduct recreational activities with students with an emphasis on having fun without drugs
  • Program Support
  • Contribute to case planning-monitoring meetings with the Case Coordinator
  • Assist, at every opportunity, the ongoing development of the Triple Care Farm program, through the maintenance and expansion of life skills training and recreational, leisure and social activities aimed at the overall development of students.
  • Administration


  • Relevant degree or diploma and / or at least 1 year of proven experience in adolescent residential care or delivery of sport and recreational programs
  • Understanding of adolescent mental health issues
  • Ability to communicate with adolescents 
  • Demonstrated sound interpersonal and communication skills
  • First Aid Certificate

 As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National criminal history check. In addition there is a requirement to possess a current Working with Children check or apply if you do not already hold one. It is unlawful for prohibited persons to apply for work with children, and, as such, prohibited persons cannot apply for this role.


  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits which reduces your taxable income (details via Advantage)
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private
  • Purchase additional annual leave
  • Employee discounts with hotels, travel insurance, and major retailers: Coles, Harvey Norman, Apple, Dell & many more
  • Free, confidential counselling service

 Click "APPLY NOW" noting applications close 20th March.

  Download File Sport and Recreation Youth Worker PD 2017.pdf

Mission Australia is dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Learn about our Reconciliation Action Plan

Youth, Youth Worker, Residential, sports and recreation, Southern Highlands, Robertson, case manager, case management

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