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Youth Worker Mentor

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Organisation : Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation (ALPA)

Location : Australia, Northern Territory (Galiwin'ku)

Work Type : Full-time

Sector : Community Development, Community Support Services, Indigenous

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 14 May, 2018

About the Role

  • ALPA – largest privately funded indigenous corporation in Australia
  • Become an integral function of a growing organisation
  • Galiwin’ku based | competitive package on offer


As ALPA continues to experience exponential growth an opportunity is now available for a highly organised, focused and motivated individual to fill the newly created role of Youth Worker Mentor. We are seeking a committed and driven individual who is able to work in a team environment to successfully understand and motivate young people. This exciting vacancy is based in the community of Galiwin’ku in East Arnhem Land.


Keys to your success will be:

  • A clear track record of success in a similar role (minimum 3-5 years)
  • The desire to engage, support and mentor young job seekers and the ability to connect them with opportunities for sustainable employment or pre-employment pathways
  • An ability to develop relationships with local employers, training organisations and industry stakeholders
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the barriers young people face in gaining employment and education
  • The ability to work effectively in a team and community environment to achieve outcomes


About you:

  • You will be action oriented, have excellent time management skills and be able to create innovative and pragmatic solutions to overcome challenges
  • You will be an effective communicator, with strong oral and written skills with the ability to confidently deliver actions, advice and recommendations to all levels
  • Your professional, conscientious, flexible and positive approach will set you up for success in this role
  • You must be able and prepared to travel in light aircraft frequently or drive long distances in what is some of Australia’s most remote and beautiful country | including overnight stays


Culture & Benefits:

This is a key role and an exceptional opportunity to join our values driven team at a positive time of progressive change. You will be rewarded for your contributions with a competitive remuneration package and benefits.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation (ALPA)

Established in 1972, the Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation, (ALPA), started as co operative of community stores in Arnhem Land and has gone from strength to strength. Financially independent and not reliant on external funding or subsidies, ALPA today, has grown to be the largest Aboriginal Corporation in Australia with over 1,200 employees and operating in 27 remote locations across the NT and Queensland.

With a vision of "unity through enterprise" ALPA now contributes to the development of local economies and indigenous business wherever we operate. Activities include: accommodation and hospitality in partnership with local families, training and employment services through the CDP program, construction, mechanical workshops, furniture manufacturing and homelands service delivery.

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Please quote in application: Youth Worker Mentor via Pro Bono Australia.


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