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Community Centre Manager - Alice Springs

Tangentyere Council

Tangentyere Council operates community centres at Karnte, Hidden Valley, Larapinta Valley, Little Sisters, Charles Creek, Warlpiri, Trucking Yards and Abbotts Town Camps. They are a multi-purpose family resource where many Tangentyere services often in partnership with government and other non-government organisations, can be accessed by Town Campers. Operating from a strengths-based approach, each Centre aims to improve the health, social, environmental, and economic wellbeing of the community in a way that strengthens and respects culture.

The Community Centre Manager is directly responsible for the following programs/activities:

  • Tangentyere Community Centres
  • Alice Springs Town Camps Child and Family Centre
  • Early Childhood Education Program
  • HIPPY Education Program
  • Land and Learning

Local Decision-Making (LDM) is a key priority for Tangentyere Council, and the Community Centre Manager will be responsible for operationalising LDM priorities identified by Town Campers and approved through the Board of Directors (LDM Subcommittee). This includes strategies to improve school attendance, educational outcomes for children, young people and adults, enterprise opportunities and individualised place-based Town Camp plans.

The Community Centres Manager is responsible for all activities undertaken by the Community Centres Division. This is a key leadership role requiring the exercise of a considerable degree of independence; is responsible for managing the team and coordinating complex projects that impact on strategic priorities and operational outcomes of the organisation.

The Manager will be responsible for further developing the suite of programs within the Division, and for prudent allocation of resources to ensure achievement of strategic and operational results.

The manager will ensure that important strategic relationships with key decision makers from relevant government and non-government organisations are built and maintained, along with ensuring that major contracts are negotiated at a senior level with relevant external stakeholders.

This position requires a current Police Check, Ochre Card and Drivers Licence. Please attach a copy with your application.

Please go to http://www.tangentyere.org.au/work-with-us for more information.

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