Aboriginal child mentor

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South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation

South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation is a non-government not-for-profit highly-regarded Aboriginal community-controlled health organisation providing health and health-related services relevant to the wellbeing and to the benefit of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities throughout the Shoalhaven.

Closing date: 

11pm, 26 August 2019

Timezone: 

Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)

Location: 

Nowra
New South Wales

Job category: 

  • Project officer roles

Type of vacancy: 

Full time
Non-ongoing/contract

Salary and conditions: 

Salary will be in accordance with South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation Enterprise Agreement

Job description/overview: 

The Aboriginal Child Mentor is responsible for providing mentoring and support to Aboriginal children participating in the Aboriginal Child Mentoring Program. The program, through the provision of counselling, mentoring and advocacy, aims to work within local primary schools to build resilience, empowerment and overall increase the wellbeing of Aboriginal children, including supporting the development of healthy-concepts of Aboriginality.

Working alongside the community development officer and child/family therapist, the Aboriginal mentor will provide day-to-day mentoring within a school setting, conduct community consultations and support participants and their families/carers to engage in cultural development and awareness activities, counselling, art therapy, family therapy and mediation.

Download a copy of the job description and selection criteria.

Contact person and how to apply: 

For more information about the position contact Tamara Hopcroft onĀ 02 4448 0200 or emailĀ hr@southcoastams.org.au


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