Wednesday , April 17 2024

Rockingham Employment – Community Development Officer

Website City of Rockingham

Job Description:

The objective of this position is to develop a deeper relationship with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community within the City of Rockingham. Not only will you play a key role in implementing the City’s Reconciliation Action Plan, you will also build and maintain relationships in the community by directly working with community members to increase cultural competency and cultural awareness both at the City and within the wider community.

You will engage with the Aboriginal individuals with opportunities for leadership development, workforce skills development and demonstrate culture through storytelling and the arts, cultural tourism, youth engagement and diversion.

The suitable candidate possesses a significant experience working within Aboriginal Services and/or Community Development. A current ‘C’ class driver’s licence is essential for this role.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of opportunities and challenges faced by Aboriginal communities.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and understanding of strategy development, implementation and review.
  • Knowledge of community development/capacity building theory, principles and practice

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience in achieving Reconciliation objectives.
  • Demonstrated experience consulting and working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community groups, organisations and individuals.

Job Details:

Company: City of Rockingham

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Rockingham, Western Australian, Australian

Application Deadline: N/A

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