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Organisation : National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy

Location : Sydney (Redfern)

Work Type : Full-time

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Education & Training, Indigenous, Youth & Young People

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 22 May, 2019

About the Role

Benefits and perks

  • Salary package between $54,750 and $65,700 per annum including superannuation
  • 35hr working week;
  • $15k salary sacrifice option.
  • 4 weeks total leave per year, and leave loading of 17.5% of base salary, and study leave provisions; 1 day of cultural leave per year and ceremonial leave.

As a NASCA Youth Support Officer a typical day might include the following:

  • Facilitating a 2 hour goal-setting workshop for a group of 16 year olds.
  • Taking appropriate photos of the goal-setting workshop and emailing them to NASCA’s Marketing Coordinator to upload on social media.
  • Chatting with a community Elder to coordinate an upcoming cultural event.
  • Brainstorming with program co-workers to come up with new ideas for making program activities better.
  • Recording participant data and analysing social impact results for the week.
  • Preparing a sports workshop to deliver the next day for a group of 12 year olds.

Key Selection Criteria

Essential

  1. Relevant qualification or experience in Education, Community Development/Management, Social Sciences, Counselling, Sport/Health, Indigenous Studies or similar field.
  2. Knowledge and understanding of issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a dynamic, highly demanding environment with competing deadlines & priorities without supervision.
  4. Excellent verbal and written communication and facilitation skills.
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships and to work in partnership with schools and divers community groups.
  6. Ability to regularly travel to and work in NT and WA remote communities to deliver NASCA’s remote programs, conduct community engagement and support community initiatives.
  7. Proven facilitation skills of small and large group activities for children and young people.
  8. Knowledge and experience in group processes and facilitation, especially with vulnerable youth.
  9. Willingness to travel to program sites across Sydney on a weekly basis and occasional interstate travel as directed.
  10. Drivers Licence.

Desirable

  1. Current First Aid Certification
  2. Working with Children Check WA, NSW & NT
  3. Cross Cultural Awareness & Training

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy

NASCA, which began in 1995, has had a lot to celebrate lately. We're a reshaped organisation that is on the rise. We serve over 19 communities in NSW, WA and the NT, empowering 1,200 Aboriginal kids to reach their full potential.


NASCA, a leading service provider – can offer you the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kids. You'll be immersed in diverse projects that keep you challenged every day, and surrounded by teammates who share your values and dedication. You'll collaborate with a multi-functional team to engage, mentor and inspire kids.

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Angela Band

Phone : 02 8399 3071

Email : angela@nasca.org.au

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Youth Support Officer via Pro Bono Australia.


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