Red Cross provide relief in times of crisis, big or small, as well as care when it’s needed and commitment when others turn away. With more than 60,000 members and volunteers in Australia Red Cross reaches far and wide, caring for local communities in Australia and the Asia Pacific region.
The Aboriginal Parent and Community Engagement (PACE) Coordinator is a Full Time position until December 2012.
Excellent salary packaging is available.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.
Key roles and responsibilities
- The Coordinator role is responsible for leading and implementing the PACE program in partnership with Warren Central School, Nyngan Public school and Nyngan High Schools and the communities involved.
- Ability to work effectively and collaboratively within the Department of Education and community sectors
- Ability to engage with Aboriginal people with respect and flexibility
- Strong organisational and time management skills
- Ability to develop and deliver the PACE program within the approved budget
- Unrestricted driver’s licence
- Well-developed analytical, problem solving, reflection and negotiating abilities
- Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or demonstrated effective experience in program delivery and community engagement
- Red Cross considers that being Aboriginal is a genuine occupational qualification under s.14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)
Red Cross is a child safe organisation, requiring all candidates to be screened for suitability to work with children, youth and vulnerable people.
Closing date: 15 April 2011
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