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Youth Engagement Officer - Alice Springs

MacDonnell Regional Council
  • Fantastic employee benefits
  • Salary package commencing at $ 71,781.14 (inclusive of superannuation and leave loading)
  • Great relaxed lifestyle
  • Recruiting for various communities in remote locations

Welcome to MacDonnell Regional Council. We are located in the centre of Australia - the region has a unique beauty with picturesque water holes, magnificent flora and fauna, red desert sands and rugged mountain ranges.

This position will be based in one of the nine communities in which MacDonnell Regional Council's Youth Services operates. Our Youth Program delivers a variety of innovative youth programs in Amoonguna, Areyonga (Utju), Haasts Bluff (Ikuntji), Hermannsburg (Ntaria), Kintore (Walungurru), Mount Liebig (Watiyawanu), Papunya (Warumpi), Santa Teresa (Ltyentye Apurte) and Titjikala.

As the Youth Engagement Officer, you will be responsible for delivering Youth Program towards young people aged 5-12 years and 12-25 years old, engagement with youth at risk, including the supervision of individual case management to Youth Services clients.

Our successful candidate will ideally hold Cert IV in youth, Sports and Recreation, Community Development or equivalent experience. Considerable experience in youth-specific programming, data collection and producing reports, participating in the performance management process.

Why join us?

This is a unique opportunity to have a genuine influence in helping Council improve the lives of our residents and communities, while also further developing your own skills base and career pathways.

MacDonnell Regional Council recognises and respects the region's unique Aboriginal culture and 78% of our workforce are Aboriginal, therefore an understanding and awareness of cultural impacts and sensitivities is essential. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and may be preferenced under our Special Measures Policy.

For further information on this position please refer to the Position Description or contact Jake Sellers, Coordinator Youth Services at 08 8958 9600.

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