About the role
This position will play a key role in ensuring social justice, self-determination and social inclusion principles underpin all aspects of projects and work identified by the organisation. The position has a strong focus on new and existing collaborations and related projects.
To be considered for this role you must demonstrate
- Commitment to VACCA’s vision and purpose.
- Awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal societies and cultures and an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal people in contemporary Australia and the diversity of circumstances of Aboriginal people
- Highly developed leadership, management and team development skills
- A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline is preferred.
- Strong awareness of the needs of Aboriginal communities and contemporary issues facing Aboriginal children and families
- Demonstrated experience in the child, youth and family sectors, the provision of services to statutory clients or a related area, and a sophisticated understanding of current issues and awareness of future directions
About the organisation
The Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) is the largest organization of its kind in Australia. VACCA is an Aboriginal community-controlled organization that supports and advocates for the Aboriginal community. Our strength lies with our people. Our team is committed to the organisation's vision and values; advocates for our children and other vulnerable community members; and shows respect for, observance and compliance with Aboriginal cultural protocols, practice and ceremony. Our Aboriginality is what distinguishes us from mainstream services and what enables us to deliver the positive outcomes we achieve for our people
How to apply for this role
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Executive Manager – Child and Family Projects and Reforms via Pro Bono Australia.