Careers that create change from the inside out

Working in youth justice is about empowering young people in custody to steer their lives in a more positive direction when they return to the community. If you are passionate about changing lives for the better, becoming a youth justice worker is the ideal place to start.

Youth justice precincts

Youth justice workers empower young people to steer their lives in a positive direction. Find out more about our precincts in Victoria.

About youth justice

Discover the impact you can make in youth justice and the skills we need.

Career pathways

We are looking for a variety of people who can bring different skills to the role. Let us help you find your career fit.

How we work

Learn about how we work, including the recruitment process, benefits and key job requirements.

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Youth Justice Community

Work in youth justice isn't confined to custodial facilities, we have staff doing great work out in the community too. 

Register for a live Careers Q&A session 

Join one of our regular information sessions for intakes at Cherry Creek, Malmsbury and Parkville Youth Justice Precincts.

You can learn more about youth justice, the role of a youth justice worker and hear from current staff.

Monday 5 December, 6pm (External link)

Wednesday 14 December, 6pm (External link)

Wednesday 4 January, 6pm  (External link)

Contact us

Youth justice worker recruitment 

Phone:
1300 191 834

Email: 
yjcsrecruitment@justice.vic.gov.au (External link)

Youth Justice Community recruitment

Phone:
(03) 8684 0165 or (03) 8684 0273

Email: 
ccsrecruitment@justice.vic.gov.au (External link)