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  • Based in Alice Springs
  • CASUAL – Urgent 3 month full time position – Attractive hourly rate
  • Not For Profit First Nations led organisation
  • SCHCADS Modern Award Level 3 – 4 (depending on skills/experience)

About Us

Children’s Ground is working to create an environment where families realise their aspirations for the next generation of children to be free from trauma and suffering, enjoy equity and safety, be able to grow into adulthood happy and healthy, and have agency over their social, cultural, political and economic life. To learn more about Children’s Ground and the work we do, visit our website:

About the Job

This position will work with the Operations Coordinator and the Deputy Regional Director and be the central point of contact for staff, families and community in our Alice Springs office. The position offers variety, diversity and the opportunity to be involved in general administration duties, operational support and office management. You will work with Administration co-workers in Top End and Melbourne to ensure admin support is consistent across all Children’s Ground locations. This role will contribute to the smooth running of our Operations and Administration Group:

  • General administration around credit card reconciliation
  • Organising meetings and travel arrangements
  • Support record keeping
  • Support fleet operations and maintenance
  • Provide executive assistance and administration support to the Regional Director, Deputy Regional Director and Head of Departments
  • Creation of monthly calendar
  • Support in events management

About You

You will be experienced in delivering administrative and operational support services, with the capacity to be flexible and adaptable while working within organisational policies, systems and processes. You will also have experience in managing an office and working with First Nations communities. You will have strong MS skills – Outlook, Teams, Excel and Sharepoint. Canva skills would be advantageous. Candidate will be required to have a WWCC and undergo a Police Check.

How to Apply

Please apply via SEEK where you will be asked to upload a resume and a pitch about why you are suitable for the role. The Key Selection criteria in the PD will assist your pitch. The PD can be viewed on our website –

Applications will be reviewed as received and position will remain open until filled.

In line with our workforce development strategy, Children’s Ground strongly encourages and supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.

Position description

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