Coordinator, community development programme

Ngaanyatjarra Council Aboriginal Corporation

Ngaanyatjarra Council is a dynamic non-profit organisation representing the interests of approximately 2000 Ngaanyatjarra, Pintupi and Pitjantjatjara people living in 12 Communities located in the Central Desert region of Western Australia.

Closing date: 

11am, 15 November 2015


Australian Western Standard Time (AWST)


Western Australia

Type of vacancy: 

Full time

Salary and conditions: 

$100,000 per annum

8 weeks leave
9.5 per cent superannuation
PBI salary packaging
$4333 remote allowance
Annual airfare
Free accommodation
Fully-maintained vehicle for work purposes

Job description/overview: 

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated employment services specialist with a strong interest in remote communities to make a real difference to the lives of Aboriginal people. As part of a dynamic team you will be responsible for the operational management of the Community Development Programme (CDP) across the Ngaanyatjarra region.

You will required you to coordinate CDP service delivery and oversee the development and implementation of engaging ‘work for the dole’ projects that meet individual and community needs. You will also be responsible for providing management oversight of all compliance aspects of Ngaanyatjarra Councils CDP contract.

You will have senior experience in employment services provision and possess relevant tertiary qualifications in business, social services or community development. Your high-level communication skills, systems thinking and proactive approach will be key to your success in this role.

Previous experience working with remote Aboriginal Communities and the ability to develop and sustain strong relationships with government and community stakeholders will be highly regarded.

The position is based in the Warburton community with regular travel to the other Ngaanyatjarra communities as required.

This is an outstanding opportunity to advance your career in a unique and beautiful part of Australia in an exciting and varied role.

Contact person and how to apply: 

For a detailed position description please contact Linda Robertson, Human Resources Manager, on (08) 8950 1728 or fax (08) 8950 1728 or email

More information: 

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