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Remote Youth Development Officers x2 - Kiwirrkurra / Wingellina

Community Consulting Australia

Working at NPY Women’s Council is more than just a job, it is about family and community, this is your chance to be part of something special.

  • Join an organisation where people are paramount & values are a lived experience
  • Come and embrace the unique quality of life that Central Australia offers
  • Great benefits package, including free accommodation and relocation assistance

These are full time positions living and working in the remote communities of Kiwirrkurra and Wingellina in Western Australia.

Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council was founded by and is led, governed and directed by women from the NPY region. It was created to give a voice to women across 26 desert communities in the cross-border regions of Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory. Today, they continue to provide progressive, innovative and evidence-based work in service delivery, advocacy and support.

We are conducting a national talent search – free furnished accommodation, works vehicle, generous relocation assistance, remote working allowances, retention bonus and impressive leave entitlements will be offered to the successful candidates as part of their package.

As one of the Youth Development Officers, you will be responsible for supporting youth programs in remote Aboriginal communities, with the assistance of Anangu Support Workers. Part of your role will be running activities for children and young people and providing case management and support to those at risk and inspire them to achieve their goals.

The successful candidates will be natural relationship builders with good communication and report writing skills. In addition, they will hold a relevant qualification in areas such as Sports and Recreation, Youth Work, Social Work or Community Services and ideally would have previous experience working at a similar level within remote or regional communities.

The personal qualities for these positions include social inclusion, compassion, resilience and determination. You will have a collaborative approach to stakeholder engagement and development, with the ability to engage, listen and deliver excellent service to the remote communities that you live and work in.

If you are a passionate advocate for the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and community development and have the motivation and commitment to experience working in remote communities, then this may be the right opportunity for you to be an integral part of the program delivery team.

To be considered for one of these exciting opportunities you must have Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency or full time, unrestricted work rights for Australia and be willing to obtain the relevant clearances and checks that are associated with this position.

For expressions of interest and application submissions or to request a Candidate Information Pack please forward all enquiries to [email protected] using the subject line: Remote Youth Development Officers x2 - Kiwirrkurra / Wingellina enquiry via EthicalJobs or call Mark on 0450 311272 for a confidential conversation.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, if you have genuine interest in these great opportunities, please submit your resume ASAP and our recruitment project team will be in touch.

Please note, these positions are only open to new applications and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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