Position Vacant – Youth Worker

Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council

Community Services Department

Vacancy: Cherbourg Council Youth Worker

Opens Friday 09 May 2022

Closes Friday 20 May 2022

Full Time – Fixed Term Contract till October 2024

Salary: Local Government – Stream A Level 3


Reports to Community Services Officer


The purpose of the position is

To ensure the voices of the Cherbourg Community’s Young people are heard, represented values and respected.  That these voices can nurture progressive thinking and leadership developments promoting positive change within the community.  That it may foster relationships between all community generations. 

The Council Department of Community services aims to achieve the following:

  • Connect Community young people with culturally centered activities and projects
  • To provide Council and other key stakeholders with direct and well-informed information on matters relating to young people in the community
  • To ensure decisions made reflect the interests of young people in the community
  • Lead youth initiatives and projects addressing the needs of young people in the community either alone or in partnership with other services and organisations
  • Facilitate the Cherbourg Youth Advisory meetings
  • Implement project outlined in the IYCC Plan


  • Tertiary Qualifications would be highly regarded
  • Very good computer skills – Microsoft office, word, excel, publisher
  • Working with Children Blue Card
  • Qld Drivers Licence
  • Experience in youth work preferable
  • Experience or willingness to work with Indigenous Community

How to apply

Please forward cover letter and resume to