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Project Manager - Katherine

EON Foundation
  • 1x Ngukurr and Urapunga
  • 1x Pine Creek and Barunga

Are you passionate about making a difference to the health and well-being of remote Aboriginal communities?

If so, read on to join our fantastic team!

About Us

EON Foundation (www.eon.org.au) was created in 2005 to provide practical support to improve the health and well-being of Aboriginal people in remote communities. A not-for-profit organisation, EON delivers the EON Thriving Communities Program, focused on improving nutrition through gardening and nutrition education as a basis for chronic disease prevention across Western Australia and the Northern Territory.

About the Positions

We are seeking a Project Manager for the communities of Ngukurr and Urapunga and a Project Manager for the communities of Pine Creek and Barunga.

The Project Manager manages and delivers EON’s Thriving Communities Program including planning, planting and maintaining edible gardens and delivery of practical gardening, cooking and nutrition lessons, with a particular focus on the school children. The aim of the Program is to help these schools and communities build a sustainable source of fresh healthy food and equip them with the skills to maintain the gardens and good nutrition.

Conditions & Benefits

  • These positions are full-time (76 hours per fortnight), with occasional out of hours work required for stakeholder engagement events and activities
  • Both are fixed-term contracts up until December 2022
  • The salary is $80,720 plus superannuation, plus the option to salary package up to $18,549 tax free to increase your take home pay
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • A fully maintained vehicle provided for work purposes
  • Both positions are based in Katherine within the Northern Territory
  • The successful candidates are required to travel to communities as per the program schedule. The community stays will be required on a weekly basis (3 nights per week), with travel time included within the contracted working hours and paid accommodation and meals during community stays
  • The community of Ngukurr is approximately 3.5 hours drive from Katherine, NT and Urapunga is approximately 3 hours drive. Both the communities of Pine Creek and Barunga are approximately 1 hour drive from Katherine, NT.

What we are looking for

We are looking for motivated, practical people who enjoy working with Indigenous children and adults, are good communicators, can work independently and highly adaptable to change. The criteria includes a qualification in horticulture and training or significant relevant experience, along with an interest in health and nutrition, demonstrated experience in working with children and youth and the ability to plan and facilitate workshops and lessons. A current drivers licence, Working with Children Check (Orche Card) and COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate are essential for these roles.

For more information please visit https://eon.org.au/our-story/careers/ or contact hr@eon.org.au, using the subject line: Project Manager - Katherine enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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