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Engagement Project Officer - Horsham / Mildura / Swan Hill

First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria
  • This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Designated Position, classified under 'special measures' of section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply.

The First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria (the Assembly) is the voice of Aboriginal people in Victoria in the next stage of the Treaty process. It is made up of Victorian Traditional Owners, elected by Aboriginal Communities, for Aboriginal Communities, to advance our rights, interests and benefits.

Our mandate is to work with the State to establish Treaty processes that recognise our sovereignty as the First Peoples of Victoria, support self-determination, and realise our human rights, to make Victoria stronger for everyone.

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the role

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual, who will be responsible for community organising and focused engagement with local Aboriginal Communities in order to determine the future process for Treaties.

Reporting to the Engagement Lead, the Engagement Project Officer will be a sounding board for listening to the concerns and feedback from the Aboriginal Community.

salary & term

  • Ongoing, subject to continued funding
  • Salary from $85,000 per annum (full-time equivalent) plus superannuation plus salary packaging, based on experience and expertise of the occupant.

key duties

  • Plan and organise community-based events to build strong relationships for social and campaign events.
  • The promotion of enrolment and encouraging participation in Assembly elections and activity.
  • Being a sounding board and listening to the feedback from Aboriginal Community.
  • Delivering community feedback received to the Assembly for consideration and potential action.

skills & experience required

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Victorian Aboriginal Communities
  • Experience working with the Victorian Aboriginal Community
  • Solid communication skills
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Working to challenging deadlines and following a plan
  • Being well organised
  • A collaborative and respectful approach
  • Being a creative problem solver
  • Familiarity with MS Office suite
  • You must hold a full and unrestricted drivers license.

For more information about this role, please contact via email at [email protected] using the subject line: Engagement Project Officer - Horsham / Mildura / Swan Hill enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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A position description is attached.

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