Part time program officer

Coota Girls Aboriginal Corporation

Coota Girls Aboriginal Corporation is an emerging not-for-profit Indigenous Corporation. Founded in 2013 Coota Girls was established by a group of former residents of the Cootamundra Domestic Training Home for Aboriginal Girls. The corporation is seeking to re-establish the human rights framework advocated by the Bringing Them Home report. We aim to meet the social, emotional and spiritual wellbeing support needs of former residents, their families, and descendants who live across New South Wales.

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Closing date: 

11pm, 16 July 2019


Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)


New South Wales

Job category: 

  • Business support

Type of vacancy: 

Part time

Salary and conditions: 

$70,000 per annum

Plus Super and PBI (Charity Tax Concessions) - Pro Rata

Job description/overview: 

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with the Program manager, contributing to achieve the objectives of Coota Girls Aboriginal Corporation by supporting the design, management and evaluation of projects and programs which enable healing from trauma for stolen generation survivors and their descendants.

Duties include;

  • supporting the design of projects and programs that enable collective healing of stolen generation survivors and their families and supporting the evaluation of projects and programs once completed;
  • engaging with funders to ensure open and effective communication regarding proposal development, implementation of programs, and compliance with funding agreements;
  • supporting the implementation and execution of collective healing projects and programs through the management of workplans, budgets, and sub-contracts;
  • providing high quality reporting to funders and stakeholders on the progress and impact of collective healing programs;
  • supporting Coota Girls survivors and members when they represent the organisation at public events and activities and provide speech writing support to survivors;
  • contributing to the creation of content for Coota Girls communications channels including newsletters, website, social media and information brochures;
  • assisting with some operational tasks of the organisation, including development of policies and support for board meetings.

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Contact person and how to apply: 

For more information about the position contact Sarah Fowler on 02 6108 4878, or email quoting Ref No. 9377

Suitably qualified and experienced Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply for this opportunity.

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