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Rural Development Coordinator


Hours: Offered as full-time (38 hours) but part-time or flexible hours negotiable for the right candidate.

Remuneration: Attractive salary and private use of a vehicle.

Status: Fixed-term, 17-month contract.

Location: Based in Swan Hill and surrounds, with occasional regional travel. 


The Youth Affairs Council of Victoria (YACVic) is the peak body and leading policy advocate on young people's issues in Victoria. YACVic’s vision is that young Victorians have their rights upheld and are valued as active participants in their communities. For 55 years, the Youth Affairs Council of Victoria (YACVic) has advocated for the best interests of young people (aged 12-25 years) and the sector that works with them.

Thanks to new Victorian Government funding, YACVic is expanding its support to rural and regional communities through two YACVic Rural sites, in Warrnambool and Swan Hill. Rural Development Coordinators will lead the development of each site.  

This is a rare opportunity to play a leading role in the Victorian community sector while working for Victoria’s youth peak body.  The Rural Development Coordinator will:

  • build the capacity of young people, youth services and rural and regional communities,
  • facilitate networks, events and training, contribute to policy initiatives with lasting benefits for thousands of young people and families across the state. 


Applications should be addressed to Georgie Ferrari, CEO and emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with ‘RDC application’ in the subject line and must include:

  • Your resume
  • Your response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description below
  • Contact details for a minimum of two referees, including your last line manager (we will not contact referees without your permission).

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 14 February 2016.

Interviews are likely to be held on Thursday 18 February 2016.

For further information, please contact Susanne Wells, YACVic Rural Manager, on 9267 3715 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .   


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