Job Opportunity: Youth Frontier Program 2 x Caseworkers

This is an identified position under Section 9a of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977

– Full time, identified positions, Central Coast location
– Attractive employee benefits including salary packaging and a flexible work environment
– Opportunity to make a difference in young people’s lives

Are you passionate about supporting young people and wanting to be part of an organisation that helps Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?


These rewarding, hands-on roles are a great opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of young people and our community.

Bungree’s Youth Frontier Program provides a mentoring service for young Aboriginal people aged 10 to 17 years who are at risk or in the juvenile justice system.

The program aims to engage young people’s strengths by building skills and experience, addressing barriers to participation, reducing contact with the justice system and improving life outcomes through mentoring support, positive learning and social engagement activities. As well as individual mentoring services, Bungree’s YFP also conducts a Resilience Program in schools and in the community with yearly cultural camps for participants of both the Mentoring and Resilience Programs.

The Youth Frontier Case Worker is responsible for:

– engaging and supporting young people with case management plans,
– facilitating and supporting both the mentors and young people in goal setting and achieving goals,
– managing case management plans, referrals to other external agencies and services on behalf of the young person.


You will have demonstrated experience in delivering outcomes-based services that have consistently achieved performance targets, as well as multi-faceted human services programs, preferably in the youth sector.

You have the ability to effectively facilitate one-to-one group activities both online and in person for young people and mentors, and have a well-developed understanding of Child Safety principles. In addition, you are able to identify and manage risk.

Essential requirements you must respond to as part of your application for the position:

– Aboriginality
– Relevant Tertiary qualifications – Youth Work, Community Services or similar
– Demonstrated understanding of applying a youth-centred, strengths-based and trauma informed practice working with clients with complex needs
– Understanding the needs of and a demonstrated capacity to work with young people
– Experience or understanding of early intervention and prevention youth models
– Ability to be flexible and responsive with an ability to adapt delivery models to respond to the needs of young people from disadvantaged background and address barriers to access services and support
– Proven ability to think, plan and act utilising a creative and innovative approach
– Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
– Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
– Demonstrated competence in community liaison and community capability building; working with a range of appropriate professionals in youth related services
– Ability to deliver programs against funding bodies project objectives.

Mandatory requirements:

– Flu shot – Bungree is a mandatory flu shot workplace (if for medical reasons you cannot get the flu shot please provide evidence)
– COVID-19 vaccinations – Bungree is a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination workplace (if for medical reasons you cannot get the COVID-19 vaccination please provide evidence)
– National Police Check
– Working with Children’s Check
– Drivers Licence
– Qualifications and Training Certificates

Working with us:

– Great team environment and organisational support.
– Access to our Employee Assistance Program.
– Safe and inclusive culture.
– Professional development opportunities.
– Supportive leadership.


We welcome applications from all suitable candidates and request that you provide a current copy of your resume and a cover letter telling us why you would like to work with Bungree Aboriginal Association, highlighting your suitability based on the role requirements and skills mentioned above.

Applicants MUST obtain an Employment Package, complete all relevant paperwork and address the Essential Criteria.

Enquires: For any enquiries regarding the position, please contact Suzanne Naden on 02 43500100 (option3) or email

Applications can be addressed to: Suzanne Naden, Chief Executive Officer

Applications close 4:30pm Friday 9 September 2022