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• Join a growing not-for-profit organisation
• $104,092 + 11% super & generous salary packaging benefits
• 0.8 (4 days) 24 month contract – may also consider full time interest

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, to view the full Position Description and the work we do, visit our website:

About the Job

Over the project term the successful candidate will work with First Nations staff and families to develop culturally safe health, wellbeing and child development resources, aimed at mothers, fathers, children and whole families – pre/post-natal, and from infancy to 2 years old. The role is part time and sits within our Health Team and reports to our Head of Health. The resources will include the best cultural and western maternal and child health knowledge and will include books, videos, paintings and cultural based (age & stage) packs for families). The resources will be in local first languages and English and you will work very closely with the Arrernte community in Alice Springs. The position will involve working in outdoor conditions, sitting, standing, moving in/out of vehicles on country and in heat, supporting the Children’s Ground approach.

About You

We are seeking someone with experience in community development, creative arts &/or health promotion. Ideally you will have some experience working with First Nations communities and understand the effects of colonisation, disempowerment, and intergenerational trauma. A current drivers license is essential and skills in either graphic design or health promotion would be a strong advantage. It requires someone who is comfortable working outdoors who thrives in a fast paced, innovative and culturally diverse work environment. Ideally, you will be a First Nations person.

How to Apply

Please apply via SEEK and upload your current resume and a two-page pitch.

Your pitch should tell us more about who you are, what you are passionate about, what interests you about the role and why you may be a good fit for Children’s Ground and this position, along with your current resume.

Selection Criteria in the position description will guide how to frame your pitch and will provide information about the content of an interview. Preferred candidate will be required to undergo a National Police Check and obtain an NT Ochre Working with Children Check card.

Applications will close 2 February 2024.

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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