Youth Facilitator for the Enabling Young Women Program (Casual Position)

 

An opportunity is available for a young woman who identifies as having a disability.

Women with Disabilities Victoria and South Gippsland Shire Council are working together with local community organisations to deliver and evaluate the Enabling Young Women Program in 2017.

Enabling Young Women is a 6 week (1 day per week) leadership program empowering a group of 8-12 young women with disabilities ages 15-25. The program aims to build upon the participants’ natural leadership skills, their self-confidence, and empowers them to voice issues that relate to them and other young women with disabilities within their community. The program provides the opportunity for young women with disabilities to come together to share their lived experiences of disability, expand community networks, find solutions to address issues of social and cultural challenges and to rise to their true leadership and advocacy potential and to have fun!

We are looking for a young woman (15-25 years) who lives in the Gippsland Region who identifies as having a disability to assist with the delivery of the Enabling Young Women program as youth facilitator. This program will be delivered in Leongatha during October and November 2017.

Program sessions run for six (6) session on Mondays during the day from the 23rd October to the 27th November 2017 at South Gippsland Shire Council – Council Chambers, 9 Smith Street, Leongatha with a graduation celebration on 4th December.

Applicant interviews for this role are planned for Monday, August 28th in Leongatha at an all abilities accessible venue.

For a position description and if you have any further inquiries or if you have accessibility requirements, please contact Jessica De Mercurio by phoning 9286 7816 or email jess.demercurio@wdv.org.au

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