- Job posted on: 8th Apr 2021
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MADALAH Limited is a not-for-profit organisation that offers Secondary and Tertiary education scholarships for Indigenous students from remote and regional communities to West Australia’s leading boarding schools and Australian universities.
The organisation also manages Nyirrwa Murrgurlayi, Employment and Education Housing Broome. The WA Housing Authority established the Employment and Education Housing Program to address the need for supported accommodation targeting Aboriginal people from remote communities to undertake training and access employment opportunities in regional centres of Western Australia.
We believe education is the key to generational change and opportunity, and we are committed to making a difference in the lives of our participants, their families and communities. ‘Making A Difference and Looking Ahead’ is what our name stands for, and what we empower our students and participants to do. For further information, please visit https://madalah.com.au/.
The purpose of this role is to Empower Indigenous students to transform their lives through education and training. You will do this under the direction of the Student and Families Liaison Officer working across 23 partner schools supporting a cohort of over 300 Indigenous students. This role requires flexibility of hours with events falling outside of normal working hours, which can include weekends and public holidays.
We have a friendly, caring and compassionate work environment. We offer attractive employment benefits including salary packaging (making part of your salary tax-free), free counselling services to employees through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP), flexible working arrangements and opportunities for professional development.
Please note Aboriginality is a genuine qualification for this position as per section 50(d) of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act 1984.
Salary expectations will be negotiated with the right candidate and the advert will be taken down once a suitable pool of candidates is found.