Youth Trainee

Job No: WSC2568
Location: Sale, VIC

Youth Trainee
Position No. T24

Full-time temporary (12 months)
Remuneration in accordance with National Training Award
Undertake Certificate IV in Community Services whilst gaining hands-on experience

Are you looking for a way to kick start your career in the Social Services industry?

Wellington Shire Council are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to undertake a full-time, twelve-month traineeship within our Community and Wellbeing Unit, assisting the Youth Liaison Coordinator with the day to day management and planning of youth engagement across the Shire.

This is a great opportunity for you to be involved in a variety of exciting tasks, such as customer service, maintaining social media pages, data collection, general office administration, and everything else in between. In addition, your on-the-job experience will be enhanced by the completion of a Certificate IV in Community Services.

The successful candidate must be available to work after hours when necessary to support different events, have a current drivers licence and a Working With Children Check.

If you wish to query your eligibility for a traineeship, please contact the Learning and Development Officer on (03) 5142 3021.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate how they meet the criteria below:

  • Knowledge of issues affecting young people across Wellington region.
  • Committed to the ethics and values of diversity and inclusion.
  • Ability to set own priorities, plan workload, meet deadlines and achieve objectives.
  • Good computer and social media skills.
  • Ability to contribute and work as a team member.

Why Wellington?
We use award-winning technologies to seek and implement innovative improvements across the organisation. We work hard to position ourselves as a leader in local government, continuously improving our diverse range of services for the betterment of our community.

Don’t just listen to us, here’s what our staff say:

‘Proud to be a Wellington Shire employee.’
‘Great organisation, passionate and highly motivated staff – pleasure to be part of it.’
‘Perhaps the most collegial, friendly organisation I have joined.’
‘It was a good life choice to come and work with the team at Wellington.’

We acknowledge we couldn’t do it without great people. We offer a rewarding culture of innovation and continued learning; and a collaborative, supportive environment.

Why not Wellington?

About Wellington
Wellington Shire is Victoria’s third largest municipality. Its 10,924km2 extends from the High Country through the Gippsland Plains to the famous Ninety Mile Beach. Sale is a 2.5 hour drive east of Melbourne and the region boasts excellent sporting, educational, and recreational facilities. Visit to find out why the Wellington Shire is a great place to live and work.

Wellington Shire Council is committed to upholding the Child Safe Standards and associated legislated requirements.

How to Apply:
Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria as outlined on our website and will be accepted no later than Midnight Sunday 10 December 2017.

A Position Description can be obtained from this link.

You will be prompted to respond to the key selection criteria and upload your Resume via our website

Personal Details * Required field