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.

About youth justice

Discover the impact you can make in youth justice, the growth in the sector and the skills that 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. 

Learn more about becoming a youth justice worker

We regularly hold information sessions for intakes at Malmsbury Youth Justice Precinct and Parkville Youth Justice Precinct.

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

Session times to be announced.


Contact us

Youth justice worker recruitment (Parkville/Malmsbury)

1300 191 834

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Youth Justice Community recruitment

(03) 8684 0165 or (03) 8684 0273

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