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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mentor

AFL SportsReady Limited

This position has been identified as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander position in accordance with the provisions of Section 14a of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander candidates are eligible to apply for this position.

WARUMILANG – “TO SOAR LIKE AN EAGLE”

From the Djab wurrung people.

We have kick-started the careers of approximately 14,000 jobseekers, including over 2,000 Indigenous Australians, and supported hundreds of organisations and businesses right across Australia.

Our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander program, Warumilang, represents the support and opportunities created for Indigenous people through quality education and employment. We focus on strengthening relationships, promoting respect and creating employment and education opportunities for Indigenous people.

AFL SR’s is a National company with around 80 staff and trainees located all across Australia, and a head office based in Melbourne. The South Australian office is located in Adelaide, within the Tennis SA complex, right next door to Adelaide Oval.

THE ROLE

You will play an important part in supporting a case load Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander program participants well as our host employment partners. You’ll provide mentoring, cultural and employment related support for young people, and play a key role in engaging with local community on behalf of AFL SR. Although primarily based in Adelaide, the role also involves regular travel throughout South Australia, and can involve some over-night trips to more regional areas of the State.

A week in the life of this role could involve visiting your trainees at workplaces, engaging with host employers to check in on progress, completing necessary administration and notes, and undertaking community engagement and promotion activities. It’s a diverse and rewarding role, that would suit an organised, resilient and supportive person.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Provide mentoring support to a case load of Indigenous program participants
  • Provide support to, and engage with our network of host employers – maintaining positive and effective working relationships
  • Lead and support community engagement and program promotion activities to promote AFL SR’s programs and services
  • Complete relevant program administration on time, and to a high standard

Please refer to our website for more information on this role.

BENEFITS

  • Opportunity to help people to start their careers with confidence, skills, and qualifications
  • Ongoing (permanent), part time role at 4 days per week
    • Note – a 3 day a week part time arrangement is also an option
  • 4 day per week base salary of $52,400 per annum ($65,500 per annum FTE)
  • Superannuation at 9.5% on top of base salary
  • Fully maintained company vehicle which can be utilised for work and personal use
  • Flexible work arrangements available
  • Opportunity for professional development to take on additional responsibility as a Field Officer and/or Educator in longer term
  • Pro rata: 5 weeks total leave per year (4 weeks annual and 1 week gratis leave)
  • Flexible, supportive, and diverse working environment
  • Support for professional development, and opportunity to undertake accredited courses

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Please see the advertisement on our website for Key Selection Criteria.

For further information about the role and conditions, including remuneration, please contact Michael Smart (Manager – Central and Western Australia) at michael.smart@aflsportsready.com.au, using the subject line: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mentor enquiry via EthicalJobs or 0407 264 089. 

This position has been identified as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander position in accordance with the provisions of Section 14a of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander candidates are eligible to apply for this position.

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