Social Enterprise Youth Mentor
Life at Coast Shelter
Coast Shelter is a leading Central Coast not for profit charity assisting families, adults and young people with complex issues arising from their experience of homelessness, abuse and neglect. Our organisation is driven by our mission to deliver innovative solutions to address homelessness, violence and poverty to achieve immediate and lasting changes.
We are a Tier 3 community housing body and the largest Specialist Homelessness Service in Regional NSW. We operate 9 crisis shelters, a Community Centre and more than 50 outreach properties, housing over 150 people across the Central Coast every night.
At Coast Shelter, you’ll be joining a team of committed staff and volunteers who work to end Homelessness and Domestic and Family Violence within our community. Our people are innovative professionals who are driven to help make positive change, we are bold with ideas and operate with pace and passion.
We are seeking a passionate and responsible Youth Mentor to join our social enterprise, Coasties on the Move. Coasties on the move is a fee for service removalist company operating across the Central Coast region.
This exciting and innovative new service, provides employment pathways for the people we support through social enterprise, by allowing them to gain work experience, qualifications and transition into stable employment.
This position plays a key role in supporting and mentoring our Transport & Supply Trainees. The successful candidate must be active, as the position is physically demanding, collecting, delivering and transporting household furniture and goods.
All about You
You are an active listener, who is passionate in guiding and mentoring others, to overcome barriers to achieve their personal and professional goals. You will be enthusiastic, respectful of others and have a desire to share your professional knowledge and expertise.
- Good level of physical fitness and strength
- Ability to lead and mentor others
- Understanding of customer service, principles and practices
- Ability to work within a team or independently, as needed
- Good written and verbal communication skills
- Proven ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
Ways we Reward You!
- Competitive Remuneration Package, including access to extensive salary packaging offerings
- Professional Development Opportunities
- Values Driven Organisation
- Employee Assistance Program, offering free and confidential counselling and support
If you are successful in gaining employment with Coast Shelter, you must hold a NSW Driver Licence, National Criminal Record Check and a Working with Children Check.
Enquiries: Jason Brown, People & Culture Manager
Phone: 02 43461264
Please apply by providing a resume and cover letter.
We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices and the principles of cultural diversity. Coast Shelter strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.