- Job posted on: 22nd Oct 2020
- Applications close:
Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) is the largest organisation of its kind in Australia, employing more than 600 employees and delivering more than 70 programs across Victoria. VACCA is an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation that supports and advocates for the Aboriginal community. Our strength lies with our people. Our team is committed to the organisation's vision and values; advocates for our children and other vulnerable community members; and shows respect for, observance and compliance with Aboriginal cultural protocols, practice and ceremony. Our Aboriginality is what distinguishes us from mainstream services and what enables us to deliver the positive outcomes we achieve for
VACCA Gippsland delivers a number of programs for Aboriginal children, young people and families across Gippsland, including Foster Care, Kinship Care, Aboriginal Family Preservation & Reunification, Kurnai Youth Homelessness Service, Family Violence, Aboriginal Family Mental Health Support Service, Better Futures, Aboriginal Cradle to Kinder, Navigator Program, Koori Families as First Educators, Work for Victoria Program, Koori Women’s Diversion Program, and the Aboriginal Child and Specialist Advice and Support Service (ACSASS) also known as the Lakidjeka Program
Reporting to the Director of Southern region, you will build strong and sustainable relationships across internal and external environments, particularly with the Aboriginal community and other Aboriginal services. You will play a major role in shaping VACCA’s strategic direction as well as ensuring VACCA meets its performance and statutory obligations
Applications should include a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and current resume.
We encourage applicants to view the Position Description prior to applying. Please click here to view the position description.
We are committed to Aboriginal self-determination and supporting strong, safe, thriving Aboriginal communities and aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity, honouring all cultural backgrounds, abilities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, gender identities and spiritual beliefs.
VACCA is a child-safe organisation and is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children and young people with zero tolerance for child abuse. All successful applicants will be required to undertake a National Police Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencement of employment and periodically following commencement.
VACCA is an equal opportunity employer and has a smoke-free workplace policy