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Activities Manager Nhulunbuy

Advertiser: Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal CorporationMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
7 Oct 2019
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Sport & Recreation, Management

Activities Manager Nhulunbuy

About us

The Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation (ALPA), is owned by the Yolngu people of East Arnhem Land and governed by an Indigenous Board of Directors. From humble beginnings over 46 years ago, ALPA has grown to become the largest Aboriginal Corporation in Australia. We now have over 1,100 employees (over 80% of whom are Indigenous), and a 1.2 million square kilometre operational footprint.

Our mission is to operate successful and responsible businesses emphasising local employment, training, career pathways, customer service and safety. We strive to improve the health, quality of life, and economic development of our members, giving primacy to their cultural heritage, dignity, and desire for opportunity and equality with their fellow Australians.

About the opportunity

ALPA are currently looking to fill an Activity Manager role (Nhulunbuy Based) as part of the Community Development Program. This role will primarily be responsible for the design, implementation and roll out of meaningful and engaging CDP activities for CDP participants who are required to undertake mutual obligations. It will also encompass providing mentoring and support in the management of a team of Activity Coordinators and Supervisors. The activity manager is a major component of CDP's engagement with the wider community undertaking regular consultation with the community leadership and feeding that into the ALPA CDP service delivery within the region.

About you

The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills; possess effective time management skills, reporting and planning skills and be able to readily engage all stakeholders including the ability to mentor and train local staff.

Reporting to the CDP Site Manager, the key responsibilities are, as follows:

  • Supporting the supervisors to achieve success in their role
  • Coordinating the use of allocated venues within the community
  • Promote and facilitate recreational programs including but, not limited to community and cultural events
  • Prepare and propose recreational programs;
  • You must have previous experience in coordinating youth activities and community events involving vulnerable people
  • Knowledge and hands on experience in maintaining general garden equipment and tools

If you have the above requirements coupled with a proven track record in running programs and would like the opportunity to live, work and contribute to meaningful outcomes in a remote Community, we encourage you to apply.

This position is based in East Arnhem Land; Successful candidates will be required to commence immediately.

To find out more or to apply please email Recruitment: recruitment@alpa.asn.au

Your application should include a covering letter that details your relevant skills and experience (maximum two pages) and an up-to-date resume of no more than five pages. All applications will be treated confidentially. Only those with the right to work in Australia will be considered.

To apply for this job go to: http://www.alpa.asn.au/current-jobs & enter ref code: 4892648. Applications close 19 October 2019

About us

The Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation (ALPA), is owned by the Yolngu people of East Arnhem Land and governed by an Indigenous Board of Directors. From humble beginnings over 46 years ago, ALPA has grown to become the largest Aboriginal Corporation in Australia. We now have over 1,100 employees (over 80% of whom are Indigenous), and a 1.2 million square kilometre operational footprint.

Our mission is to operate successful and responsible businesses emphasising local employment, training, career pathways, customer service and safety. We strive to improve the health, quality of life, and economic development of our members, giving primacy to their cultural heritage, dignity, and desire for opportunity and equality with their fellow Australians.

About the opportunity

ALPA are currently looking to fill an Activity Manager role (Nhulunbuy Based) as part of the Community Development Program. This role will primarily be responsible for the design, implementation and roll out of meaningful and engaging CDP activities for CDP participants who are required to undertake mutual obligations. It will also encompass providing mentoring and support in the management of a team of Activity Coordinators and Supervisors. The activity manager is a major component of CDP's engagement with the wider community undertaking regular consultation with the community leadership and feeding that into the ALPA CDP service delivery within the region.

About you

The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills; possess effective time management skills, reporting and planning skills and be able to readily engage all stakeholders including the ability to mentor and train local staff.

Reporting to the CDP Site Manager, the key responsibilities are, as follows:

  • Supporting the supervisors to achieve success in their role
  • Coordinating the use of allocated venues within the community
  • Promote and facilitate recreational programs including but, not limited to community and cultural events
  • Prepare and propose recreational programs;
  • You must have previous experience in coordinating youth activities and community events involving vulnerable people
  • Knowledge and hands on experience in maintaining general garden equipment and tools

If you have the above requirements coupled with a proven track record in running programs and would like the opportunity to live, work and contribute to meaningful outcomes in a remote Community, we encourage you to apply.

This position is based in East Arnhem Land; Successful candidates will be required to commence immediately.

To find out more or to apply please email Recruitment: recruitment@alpa.asn.au

Your application should include a covering letter that details your relevant skills and experience (maximum two pages) and an up-to-date resume of no more than five pages. All applications will be treated confidentially. Only those with the right to work in Australia will be considered.

To apply for this job go to: http://www.alpa.asn.au/current-jobs & enter ref code: 4892648. Applications close 19 October 2019

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