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Goonellabah Transition Program Coordinator

YWCA Australia
  • Make a significant difference to the community
  • Exciting opportunity for someone with passion and drive
  • Attractive salary packaging options - up to $15,900 tax free
  • Part-time maximum term ending 30/06/22
  • Based in Goonellabah

This is an identified position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. All applicants must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage. Aboriginality is a genuine qualification authorised under Section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination ACT 1977.


YWCA Australia is a feminist not-for-profit organisation focused on improving gender equality for women, young women and girls. Together we challenge the systems, structures and policies that act as barriers to women, especially young women, achieving their full potential.

For 140 years we have stood for gender equality in all communities, transforming the lives of individual women, young women and girls. Cheered on by a fiercely passionate and supportive team, we shout loud and proud and our voices echo around the world in a global feminist movement.


YWCA Australia is currently seeking a passionate Coordinator to join our Goonellabah Transition Program (GTP) team. This role is offered on a part time (22.5 hours per week) basis on a maximum term contract ending on 30/06/2022 and is based in our Goonellabah office.

The primary focus of the Goonellabah Transition Program Coordinator role is to coordinate, design and implement an effective teaching and learning program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families accessing the YWCA GTP Program.


The ideal applicant we are seeking will have:

  • Aboriginality and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • Minimum Diploma in Early Childhood Services, Education or equivalent experience in delivering pre-school and early learning programs to vulnerable families
  • Understanding of Individual Education Plans, key milestones and child development
  • Demonstrated experience working sensitively with Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander families and communities
  • Demonstrated communication skills and ability to collect data and develop high quality reports
  • Demonstrated knowledge of local services and referral pathways for children and families
  • Demonstrated skills and experience to manage program outcomes and daily supervision of staff
  • Understanding of child protection legislation, mandatory reporting, privacy legislation and confidentiality
  • Microsoft Office Computer skills
  • Current driver’s license, or willingness to obtain and willingness to drive 12-seater
  • Current First Aid certificate or willingness to
  • This position will require the applicant to satisfactorily complete a national criminal history record check and hold the relevant state-based working with vulnerable persons permit prior to employment

Join our bold, inclusive and innovative team to make a real difference - lead the change.

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