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Healthy Living Program Coordinator - Alice Springs

Red Dust Role Models
  • Shape the direction of our longest running program
  • Highly respected not for profit organisation working in partnership with remote Aboriginal communities
  • An exciting opportunity to work with remote communities of Australia

Location: Alice Springs

About Red Dust

We are a well established Australian not-for-profit organisation working in remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory. We sit, walk and work alongside community leaders, elders, young people and families with a focus on improving health and wellbeing outcomes. We are a small but passionate team located between three locations (Alice Springs, Darwin & Melbourne) and we are looking for someone who shares our vision and can help us write the next chapter of growth for our organisation.

Our values guide everything we do and they shape our culture

  • Real - We are hands on and work with integrity
  • Ready - We are prepared with the skills and knowledge to achieve our goals
  • Respectful - We develop sincere relationships and value the diversity of culture, people and places

The role

You will be a key member of the Red Dust Programs Team supporting the ongoing design and delivery of our school-based Healthy Living Program with youth and families across Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory. You will work closely with our Program Manager and fellow program coordinators and be a critical partner with each community we work with.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive the development and implementation of program activities and resources for delivery into schools and the wider community for Indigenous students and families.
  • Plan and organise logistics for the delivery of the Healthy Living Program across six partner remote Northern Territory communities.
  • Oversee the onboarding process of team members including volunteers for each program trip.
  • Visit communities and build strong relationships with key stakeholders including community members, schools and community organisations
  • Plan and execute the annual program schedule.
  • Oversee the evaluation process for the Healthy Living Program.

What you’ll bring

  • Experience developing and delivering program activities for a youth audience.
  • Knowledge of evaluation and data collection processes.
  • Strong project management skills demonstrating planning, process, and execution.
  • Highly organised and a pro at managing your time.
  • You are comfortable with managing competing priorities.
  • You are a people person, you can relate to varying audiences.
  • Ability to flex and adapt in a dynamic environment - you are comfortable getting your hands dirty and ok working the odd weekend.
  • An Ochre Card (NT Working With Children Check) or ability to obtain one.
  • Preferable but not essential, you will be tertiary qualified in relevant discipline or have a background working or studying in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander space or the health sector.

Travel requirements: 15-20% of your time spent travelling primarily in the Northern Territory and to Melbourne.

What’s on offer:

  • A competitive salary.
  • NFP salary packaging benefits (up to $15,900 tax free plus up to $2,650 meal and accommodation benefits).
  • Flexible working conditions.
  • A fun and rewarding environment with an organisation making a difference in Aboriginal health and wellbeing.

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