Work Placement Coordinator

About the business


Youth Connections supports young people to develop life skills and work readiness skills.

We are an organisation that delivers on the practices of helping one person at a time.


About the role


This position requires a person with outstanding networking and sales skills to assist in the coordination of placing of senior school students undertaking HSC ICF VET & TVEAT courses with host employers.

Working within a fast-paced environment, this position is for 35 hours / 7 days per week with the contract ending 31st December 2020

Your duties will include;

  • Coordinate suitable work placement opportunities for students
  • Maintain online database
  • Recruit new host employers suitable for work placement
  • Build and maintain relationships with host employers and schools
  • Liaise with High Schools and TAFE's to coordinate work placement opportunities
  • Ability to work and engage as a team member both within their immediate work environment and broader organisational context


Benefits and perks


This position offers an attractive salary sacrifice package and is subject to a National Police Check and a Working with Children Check.

YC Group are an EEO organisation and encourage people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.


Skills and experience


What we're looking for (selection criteria)

  1. Excellent written and oral communication skills
  2. Exceptional customer service skills
  3. Knowledge of the VET Sector
  4. Ability to build strong rapport with students and employers
  5. Class C Drivers Licence
  6. Positive and can-do attitude
  7. Demonstrated experience developing business relationships and networking
  8. Superior time management, administration and organisational skills, with strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritise
  9. Demonstrated experience using Microsoft products and database systems
  10. Demonstrated knowledge of WHS practices and legislation
  11. Attendance at organisation meetings, network functions and events
  12. You will be required to have a Working with Children check and a National Police Check

Desirable Criteria

  1. Qualifications and/or related field experience in  Customer Service or Business
  2. Current First Aid Certificate
  3. Extensive knowledge of different regional industries and business


Please note only selected applicants will be notified for a follow up interview.

Applications close Friday 27th March



16/03/2020 $0 Gosford & Central Coast 1 Administration & Office Support
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