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CDP Travelling Support Officer - Community Development Program - Arnhem Land

Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation

About ALPA

We are the Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation (ALPA) and our mission is to operate successful and responsible businesses emphasising local employment, training, career pathways, customer service, and safety.

Having been in operations for nearly 50 years, from humble beginnings, we have grown to be Australia's largest financially independent Indigenous corporation, employing over 1,000 employees across 27 remote locations throughout NT and QLD. We strive to improve the health, quality of life, and economic development of our members, giving primacy to their cultural heritage, dignity, and desire for opportunity and equality with their fellow Australians.

About the role

Working as the Travelling Support Officer for ALPA’s Community Development Program (CDP) you will be supporting 10 CDP Sites throughout Arnhem Land N.T when they are recruiting for permanent roles, have employees on Annual Leave or in times where extra support is required.

This position doesn’t have a home base. You will be frequently travelling to different Communities and essentially living out of your suitcase! This role requires people to be flexible and adaptable to change and can build strong relationships with existing employees and community stakeholders.

Fixed Term and Casual positions available.


  • Provide relief to Site Manager, Employment Consultants, Activity coordinators and Post Placement Support Officers
  • Be a champion of the ALPA values and demonstrate a commitment to work health and safety.

Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience working in a Community Development Program
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills including proficient written and oral communication skills that can be adapted to meet the needs of people from all education levels, language abilities and ethnic origin
  • Capacity to link daily activities to the ALPA values and mission


  • Relevant qualifications in health, human, social or community services
  • Experience working with Aboriginal people in a remote environment
  • Prior experience working in the Northern Territory


  • Salary Packaging options available
  • 7 weeks annual leave + 17.5% leave loading
  • Accommodation and Utility expenses included
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on our remote Aboriginal communities
  • Ability to travel to remote Aboriginal communities across NT and QLD

COVID – 19 vaccination is a mandatory requirement for all new ALPA employees from 01 November 2021.

All applications will be treated confidentially and only those with the rights to work full time in Australia will be considered.

ALPA is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply. We also encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply.

Please contact the Recruitment team via recruitment@alpa.asn.au using the subject line: CDP Travelling Support Officer - Community Development Program enquiry via EthicalJobs for any further information

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