YFS is a leading not-for-profit organisation working with vulnerable people in Logan and surrounds. YFS offers a range of services including information and referrals for people in crisis, financial counselling, family support, DV programs, employment preparation and housing case management. We are uniquely positioned to help families achieve real change to end inter-generational disadvantage.
Are you passionate about addressing the impacts of poverty and housing need?
Manager– Connect and Financial Hub
(plus superannuation and salary sacrifice option available)
YFS seeks an experienced and passionate Manager – Connect and Financial Hub. This newly created position will be responsible for:
- Managing the triage and first response through YFS Connect, and
- Appointment based support through:
- Money Smart financial capability;
- Home energy use information and support; and
- Financial Counselling including problem gambling.
The successful applicant will understand the principles and practicalities of excellent community service delivery, and will have the skills and attributes to build a cohesive and high-performing team.
In 2016/17, the Connect team responded to 11,600 community queries, and almost 8,000 of them were about housing and finances. We are looking for a Manager who can work with a multi-disciplinary team, encapsulating a variety of contract and professional responsibilities, but with a single focus. This focus is to provide an effective organisational response to the needs of people in Logan and surrounds who are experiencing poverty and disadvantage.
A high degree of expertise in program and team development, and a detailed understanding of social justice issues are essential. Experience in managing in a community hub setting, and in financial capability or financial counselling will be highly regarded.
Applicants are initially required to submit a resume and a one page covering letter expressing interest in the position and alignment with the position description’s qualifications and competencies.
Position Description and application information is available via
Closing date: 12pm Friday 24 November 2017
Interviews scheduled for Thursday 30 November 2017