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Artwe Areye Team Supervisor / Mentor - Alice Springs

Employer: Akeyulerre Inc
Work Type/s: Contract, Part Time
Classification/s: Indigenous, Project Management, Management, Operations & Risk Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP), Social Enterprise
Location: Regional NT

Job posted on: 21 January, 2019.
Applications close: 15 February, 2019. (Expired)

Akeyulerre is an Aboriginal-governed organisation based in the heart of Mparntwe (Alice Springs). Established 18 years ago by Arrernte Elders, Akeyulerre supports the practice and celebration of culture, and ensures that cultural knowledge and practices are passed on to the next generations.

Akeyulerre is also known as the Healing Centre because of its support for Angangkere (traditional healers) and the making and distribution of bush medicines. Other core activities include language projects, a bush schools program, support for elders living in care, cultural projects and social enterprise work.

We are looking for a practical person with experience working in a cross-cultural setting to manage the daily operations of a small work team of indigenous men. This is a new program for Akeyulerre and it will require someone with good management skills, a strong mentoring background and a passion for sharing skills, building confidence and helping to overcome barriers for people with little previous experience in the workforce. The position is part time (0.8 FTE).

Your varied responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating the day-to-day activities (which may include building work, cultural activities, land management projects, and various social enterprise activity) and providing mentoring support for indigenous men employed on 26-week work programs
  • Developing training plans for each intake of 26-week Artwe Areye Program participants
  • Liaising with other organisations or agencies to secure relevant skills-building opportunities and to source potential contract-based work opportunities
  • Ensuring attendance, training and work outcome record keeping is routinely maintained to a high standard
  • Maintaining a safe working environment and promoting best-practice WH&S standards in all aspects of the work program.
  • Managing the upkeep and maintenance of all work tools and equipment, vehicle and office resources
  • Liaising with potential employers to secure employment for participants beyond the 26-week program.

About You

We are looking for a motivated, practical person with a strong background working alongside Aboriginal people, and experience coordinating small work teams and providing mentoring and skills-building support. Additionally, you will have good organisational and project management skills and a good understanding of the social and emotional wellbeing support services, training providers and employment services in the Alice Springs region.

If you are seeking a rewarding role in a dynamic Aboriginal organisation, where your experience can make a lasting impact, we would welcome your application!

Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged.

A full position description is available below.

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