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Regional Youth Program Manager

Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation

About ALPA

We are the Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation (ALPA) and our mission is to operate successful and responsible businesses emphasising local employment, training, career pathways, customer service, and safety.

Having been in operations for nearly 50 years, from humble beginnings, we have grown to be Australia's largest financially independent Indigenous corporation, employing over 1,000 employees across 27 remote locations throughout NT and QLD. We strive to improve the health, quality of life, and economic development of our members, giving primacy to their cultural heritage, dignity, and desire for opportunity and equality with their fellow Australians.

About the role

You will provide specialist support to regional and community level Yolŋu Youth Leadership Groups who oversee brokerage funds to invest in community youth initiatives. You will be the conduit of information between the leadership groups and participating organisations and services as well as responsible for managing communication and coordination of service delivery within the identified communities of the East Arnhem Land Youth Model.

This position is covering Maternity Leave until June 2022.

This position is based in Darwin with regular ongoing remote travel


  • Support the creation of Yolŋu Youth leadership groups to oversee a variety of community led youth projects
  • Work with the groups to develop transparent governance arrangements that align with Yolŋu structures and values
  • Provide leadership groups to with access and visibility to financial management arrangements
  • Co-design and implement a community measurement, evaluation and learning framework reflecting the communities definition of success
  • Co-design and deliver a regional Yolŋu Youth Development Strategy in partnership with Yolŋu Youth leadership groups

Skills and Experience

  • Formal qualifications in Youth Services, Community Development or similar
  • Demonstrated experience in undertaking cross cultural consultation
  • Demonstrated experience in program design and an understanding of design logic
  • Experience delivering projects with a variety of stakeholders with competing priorities
  • Effective communicator with strong oral and written skills
  • Ability to work autonomously


  • Salary Packaging Options Available
  • 10% Superannuation
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Mobile phone allowance
  • Travel to East Arnhem Land

COVID – 19 vaccination is a mandatory requirement for all new ALPA employees from 01 November 2021.

ALPA is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply. We also encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply.

To apply for this position please forward your resume to recruitment@alpa.asn.au, using the subject line: Regional Youth Program Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs including the job title.

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