Inclusive Employment Program - Aboriginal Programs Support Officer

$60,984 yearly
  • Banyule City Council
  • Greensborough VIC 3088, Australia
  • Jan 13, 2021
Contractor/Temp Administrative, Clerical and Office Support

Job Description

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Social Enterprise and Local Jobs


Greensborough Service Centre, 1 Flintoff Street, Greensborough 3088







Position Summary

This is an identified role only open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants.

Banyule’s Inclusive Employment Program supports local people experiencing barriers to employment.

For the 2021 Inclusive Employment Program, we are looking for 9 new employees to join us for six months in a variety of roles across Council.

You can apply for this program if you:

  • Are a Banyule City Council resident, and
  • Are facing barriers to suitable and meaningful employment, and
  • Identify as a member of one or more of the following community groups:
    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
    • Culturally and linguistically diverse people
    • People living with disability
    • Young people (age 16-25)

Banyule City Council recognises that within these targeted community groups, people may have overlapping identities or experiences. LGBTIQ+ people, women, older adults and people impacted by the justice system who meet the above criteria are encouraged to apply.

Aboriginal Programs Support Officer - Working as the Aboriginal Programs Support Officer in the Community & Social Planning Team, you will:

  • Complete administrative tasks related to the delivery of community programs and events at Barrbunin Beek gathering place
  • Provide administrative support to staff who facilitate Council’s Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee and the Barrbunin Beek Committee
  • Support the preparation and delivery of meetings, minutes, travel arrangements, training, events and evaluation activities

We are looking for:

  • An understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
  • Ability to liaise with and support a diverse range of internal, external and community stakeholders
  • Administration experience supporting projects and teams would be advantageous but not essential
  • Someone who meets the Inclusive Employment Program eligibility criteria listed above

To apply for the Aboriginal Programs Support Officer role in the 2021 Inclusive Employment Program:

  • Complete the attached Application Form
  • Sign up to eRecruit and follow the prompts to submit an application including your completed Application Form and your resume
  • A cover letter is not required for this application

For the 2021 Inclusive Employment Program, we are looking for 9 new employees to join us in a variety of roles across Council. You can view all of the current roles on our Current Vacancies Page.

For more information about the program or the application process, please contact the Local Jobs team on (03) 9490 4340 or visit our webpage.

This is an identified position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants as part of Banyule’s Inclusive Employment Program. Aligned with the Equal Opportunity Act 2010, identified positions help people who experience disadvantage to access equal opportunity in employment.

Applications close 11.59pm on Sunday 24 January 2021.

We are a child safe organisation and an equal opportunity employer. Banyule City Council is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and this Program is one part of our commitment to stimulating inclusive local employment opportunities.

Screening Questions

Essential: Are you a Banyule City Council resident?
Essential: Are you an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person?

Contact Person

Kezia Okoidigun

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Job Closing Date

Jan 24, 2021