Alice Springs, Australia
MacDonnell Regional Council
MRC was established in 2008 and its area covers our 13 major remote communities as well as many outstations. MRC employs over 500 staff, 370 of whom are the local Aboriginal staff.
MRC's vision is "many voices, one dream, building a quality desert lifestyle" and our mission is "to improve the lives of Council residents by delivering valued and relevant services".
The Team Leader Youth Services oversees all aspects in the delivery of youth service programs within a community, including managing a small team of local staff targeted towards young people aged 5-25 years old. As the Team Leader, you will engage in building positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders within the region.
MRC is looking for someone that possess the drive, commitment, strong work ethic, who is a natural role model for young people and has sound decision-making skills. To succeed in this role you must have a positive attitude with strong communication, experience working with young people, leadership experience, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
Skills and experience:
MRC is a culturally diverse organisation with an emphasis on celebrating Aboriginal culture and ways of living. Joining MRC will mean that you work as part of a team to advance the lives of residents and will be rewarded with diverse and challenging work that supports individual career growth.
Under MacDonnell Regional Council's Special Measures Scheme, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for this position and will be preferenced in the selection process if they meet all the essential selection criteria and are suitable at the position level.
This is an incredible opportunity to live and work in Central Australia.
For further information, contact Zandy Marcus - Coordinator Youth Services - 0428 040 571
Applications Close: 15 March 2021
The MacDonnell Regional Council is a local government area of the Northern Territory, Australia. The region covers an area of 268,329 square kilometres and had an estimated population of 6,863 people in June 2018.