- Job posted on: 22nd Jul 2021
- Applications close:
Children’s Ground is working to create an environment where families realise their aspirations for the next generation of children to be free from trauma and suffering, enjoy equity and safety, be able to grow into adulthood happy and healthy, and have agency over their social, cultural, political and economic life. To learn more about Children’s Ground and the work we do, visit our website: www.childrensground.org.au
Removing the barriers to meaningful employment for First Nations women – supporting access to work and the financial literacy of First Nations women who have lived experience of family violence and abuse.
This role will look to address all the priority areas of the Women’s Leadership and Development Program. Taking place in Central Australia (Mparntwe - Alice Springs), its aim is to empower First Nations women in the workforce and strengthen financial literacy, supporting employment opportunities and addressing the challenges in maintaining employment for First Nations women.
Program activities will include access to employment, on-the-job training, mentoring, financial literacy and supporting the social & emotional wellbeing of women at risk.
You will have excellent communication skills to be able to support women through the Leadership and Development Program. You will have a proven track record of developing programs and providing services to strengthen financial literacy and addressing the challenges of gaining and maintaining employment for First Nations women. You will need to be passionate and empathetic and will work closely with the Workforce Counsellor to ensure you are supporting the social & emotional wellbeing of women at risk.
Further, this role will require working regularly in outdoor conditions, sitting, standing and moving around in outdoor settings, including getting in and out of motor vehicles and remote location work.
Please see the position description on the Children’s Ground website for further information.
In line with our workforce development strategy, Children's Ground strongly encourages and supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.