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Community Education Officer

Animal Management in Rural & Remote Indigenous Communities

Healthy Animals Healthy Communities

AMRRIC (Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities Ltd) is an established, national not-for-profit organisation based in Darwin. Our small team of dedicated staff deliver a diverse range of programs covering community and animal health and welfare, education and training, academic research, strategic planning and advocacy. We work with remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to improve the health of their pets, helping to create healthier, safer and happier communities.

AMRRIC has a role for a dedicated individual with a passion for working with remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and their companion animals. The role will report to the General Manager and assist in the delivery of AMRRIC’s school and community-based education programs within remote communities.

Key criteria for the role include:

  • Strong organisation skills including assisting with planning and implementation of programs delivered in remote locations
  • Great interpersonal skills including creativity and determination to overcome barriers and engage learners
  • Providing creative support to development of learning resources

The successful applicant will have a proactive role in organisation and delivery of AMRRIC’s education programs working with a range of diverse stakeholders. The role requires someone who can demonstrate flexibility and problem solving capabilities in their approach to delivery, including strong communication skills for implementing modified plans on the go. This is a full time, contract position based in Darwin, with significant remote and interstate travel required. Demonstrated experience working in remote locations and strong organisational and communication skills are essential. Experience in the education sector is desirable, which may include demonstrated experience in delivery of education-support programs.

A position description is attached.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary Range and other package conditions are in the accompanying position description available on this posting.

For applicants outside of the Northern Territory, this position may be eligible for the Welcome to the Territory Incentive program. For more information, visit here.

We are seeking an immediate start, taking into account personal circumstances for the successful applicant.

Visit our website at www.amrric.org.

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