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Team Leader - Galiwinku

Australian Red Cross
  • Galiwinku
  • Permanent, full time position

About Red Cross

Australian Red Cross is part of the world's largest humanitarian movements seeking to build a better society based on people helping people. We strongly believe that how we work is as important as what we do. We put humanity in action.

About the role

Facilitate a variety of community led initiatives with a team of staff and volunteers alongside community partners. This role has a comprehensive focus on guiding community development practice within the Galiwin’ku team, evidence based practice aligned with a ‘First 1000 days’ approach, supporting community leadership structures that underpin resilience and wellbeing and developing capacity in emergency preparedness and response. This role has strategic oversight of the future direction of Red Cross work in Galiwin’ku that is led by community input and priorities, works in partnership and results in local sustainability and community ownership.

What you will bring

  • Excellent program management and community development experience and proven ability in the
    design and delivery of effective programs and services
  • Highly skilled in cross cultural communication with the ability to facilitate unique and targeted community
    engagement and capacity building approaches
  • Demonstrated initiative, strategic thinking, problem solving, conceptual and analytical skills related to living and working with Aboriginal communities and organisations in remote areas
  • Proven experience in developing and maintaining strategic partnerships with community based organisations and across the government, non-government and other sectors
  • Ability to self-manage living and working in Galiwin’ku with expectation of semi-regular trips to Darwin
  • Equivalent work experience and/or experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Islander people is essential 
  • Current NT driver’s license or be able to obtain one
  • Knowledge or willingness to learn Yolngu Matha
  • A NT Ochre Card (Working with Children Card) is mandatory for this role
  • Degree in Community Development or other relevant qualification is highly desirable

Why work with us

Work for purpose, know that the work you do contributes to Red Cross supporting and empowering people and communities in times of vulnerability. You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

Further information

For further information about this role, please refer to the position description attached below or contact Andy Kenyon 0407 889 815.

Position description

Download File Position Description - Team Leader, Galiwin'ku.pdf

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