What it does: yourtown is a charity that provides services young people can access to find jobs, learn skills, become great parents, and live safe, happy lives.
Mission: We work with young people to find jobs, learn skills, become great parents, and live safe happy lives.
Size and presence: We have 500+ employees in Brisbane Queensland.
Best known for: Our wide-ranging client services include counseling and mentoring, family refuges, parenting and family services, education and re-engagement programs, training and employment, work enterprises, Indigenous employment, and wellbeing programs.
The good bits: Supportive colleagues and management. Great work-life balance. Flexible work conditions.
The not-so-good bits: Challenging clients but rewarding work.
Since 1961, your own has been tackling the issues impacting the lives of young people in Australia. Today, these include mental health and unemployment, and issues like domestic and family violence.
Over the past 60 years, things have evolved significantly. The services we deliver, the help we offer, and the way we represent the voices of children and young people may have changed, but the energy, drive, and innovation to create brighter futures remain a constant.
As we celebrate another milestone, our vision remains on the future and helping to empower young people across Australia.
Work to community-focused values.
yourtown is a values-based organization, committed to our mission to enable young people, especially those who are marginalized and without a voice, to improve their quality of life. We pride ourselves on demonstrating these Values through the Core Behaviors of Respect, Excellence, and Creativity.
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yourtown is a multi-disciplinary organization, which allows our staff to use their skills across a wide range of industries. No matter where your interest lies, we have positions that will provide you with valuable insight into all sides of our business, including:
your team members take the time to listen, understand and encourage young people to find their place.
Our wide-ranging client services include counselling and mentoring, family refuges, parenting and family services, education and re-engagement programs, training and employment, work enterprises, Indigenous employment, and wellbeing programs.
We are an equal opportunity employer and our work environment reflects the diversity of Australian society. Our service centres and offices vary from small teams to large centres, allowing you to find a work environment that suits you.
You will be working in a friendly and supportive environment where people and performance are valued. your own encourages professional development and succession planning to ensure all employees can achieve their goals.
Our Employee Assistance Program is available to all staff, providing free and confidential counselling sessions for employees and the members of their immediate families.
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