Youth Patrol Community Liaison Officer

  • Full Time

Website MG Corporation

About this Job

  • Kununurra
  • 2 positions

About Us

Yawoorroong Miriuwung Gajerrong Yirrgeb Noong Dawang Aboriginal Corporation (MG Corporation) was established in 2006 to receive and manage the benefits transferred under the OFA to the MG People, who are recognised under Australian law as holding Native Title over large areas in the North of Western Australia’s east Kimberley region.

MG Corporation seeks to achieve a healthy, wealthy, and culturally strong MG community. MG Corporation supports evidence-based social and community development projects that generate positive social and economic outcomes for MG people.

The Kununurra Youth & Family Support Project is a 6-month pilot program supporting identified street-present youth and their families to access safe and secure living environments and to develop positive life skills and choices.

The Position

The Youth & Family Community Liaison Officers will work in a team environment to connect with youth and families to provide support and access to well-being services.

The Position reports to the Youth and Family Support Case Manager and the Youth Programs Manager.

Key Responsibilities

Service Delivery:

  • Assist the Kununurra Youth and Family Support Program Case Manager to connect with young people and their families and provide service delivery.
  • Support and collaborate with the Kununurra Youth Patrol Community Support Workers to deliver services to young people at risk and in need.
  • Connect with families of street-present youth identified by the Kununurra Youth Patrol Community Support Workers.
  • Assist identified young people and their families to attend support service referral sessions.
  • Assist the Youth and Family Support Case Manager in collating and reporting on youth and family contacts.
  • Maintain electronic client records and case management data.

Service Collaboration:

  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with key youth service agencies to identify and enable an effective response to young people at risk.
  • Participate in strategies to increase the safety of young people in the community.
  • Participate in emergency management and response duties as required.
  • Participate in training and supervision sessions as required.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience in supporting young people and/or families with complex and challenging behaviours.
  • Demonstrated ability to support young people to be safe, avoid anti-social behaviours, and make positive choices.
  • Good communication skills, including the ability to engage in a ‘good way’ with young people and their families.
  • Demonstrated ability as a role model.
  • Demonstrated teamwork ability.
  • Respect for cultural protocols within as well as outside of the organisation.


  • National Police Certificate
  • Driver’s License
  • Working With Children Card

To Apply

Send your cover letter addressing the selection criteria and CV.

Applications will be assessed as received and candidates interviewed accordingly before the closing date.

Applications close 18th June 2024

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver’s licence?
  • What’s your expected annual base salary?

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