- Job posted on: 31st May 2021
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Galiwin'ku Women's Space Inc. (GWS) is a Yolngu run organisation established by a passionate group of women from Galiwin'ku working towards a solution to domestic and family violence in Galiwin'ku Community, North East Arnhem Land. The organisation operates with a Two Worlds Approach by combining the skills and knowledge both societies, Yolngu and non-Indigenous.
GWS 's vision is to stop the cycle of violence in Galiwin'ku through the provision of crisis management and prevention services, including Crisis Accommodation, that strengthen culture and empower families. GWS is the only organisation focusing on domestic and family violence in the community and are pioneers in developing a unique service model for addressing this community need.
GWS is looking for an experienced Operations Manager to join the team at a crucial time in our organisation’s development. This position is primarily responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of Galiwin’ku Women’s Space’s case management, community-based services and programs, and future crisis accommodation service to ensure they function in an ethical, effective, and efficient manner.
Currently, GWS is trailing a locally developed case management and outreach service for women and families experiencing domestic and family violence. We are also developing a unique Gurrutu Framework that grounds all our operations and service provision in the Yolngu Kinship system.
In October 2021, all our programs will relocate into a new purpose-built facility in Galiwin’ku that will enable the services to grow and an additional crisis accommodation component to be added. This is the first time the Galiwin'ku Community has had access to specialised domestic and family violence and crisis accommodation services.
The Operations Manager will guide the organisation through this significant growth period period, led by the Executive Officer and Management Committee.
This role will require a skilled communicator and relationship builder with experience in DFV service delivery and an understanding of Yolngu culture and remote living.
If you have any questions about the role, GWS context and location or anything else relating to the position please do not hesitate to get in touch by calling 0447 504 362 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Operations Manager - Galiwin'ku enquiry via EthicalJobs.