Project Officer, Communities For Children

Date: 24 Feb 2024

Location: Northern Territory, AU

Company: The Smith Family

  • Become part of our family and make a difference to young Australians through supporting their education
  • Use your experience in project support to work for one of Australia's most trusted charities
  • Temporary Full Time Position until 30 June 2026
  • Katherine, NT

 

The Smith Family is a children’s education charity that helps young Australians experiencing disadvantage to create better futures for themselves through harnessing the power of education.

 

Communities for Children (CfC) is a place-based initiative that facilitates early intervention and prevention activities, builds community and sector capacity, and strengthens service connections and systems in order to improve outcomes for children and their families. We are seeking an experienced Project Officer, Communities For Children to join our family. Reporting to the Project Manager, Communities for Children and working alongside dedicated, energised, and passionate team members, this role will make a difference in community through utilising technical and stakeholder engagement skills.

 


About our role 

You will be responsible for:
 

  • Project administration: project support, record keeping, data management, planning support
  • Data coordination and reporting: support strategic planning, support community partners, collate and input data
  • Community Liaising: build relationships, networking, support and participate in community events, organise meetings
  • Communities for Children - Facilitating Partner (CfC - FP) support: promote Katherine Region CfC FP

 

 

About you

As well as passion for community, you will bring the following: 

 

  • Tertiary qualification or equivalent in Social Science, Humanities or equivalent work experience
  • Full current Drivers Licence or can obtain one upon commencement
  • Knowledge of Katherine and the Big Rivers Region.
  • Can work flexibly in a changing environment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (primarily Word, Excel, and Outlook) and the using web browsers
  • Have or willing to get Ochre Card and National Police Check

 

 

About our culture

 

The Smith Family has employees at the centre of its values and operations. We nurture a supportive and inclusive culture that enables people to achieve personal and professional goals, through collaboration and innovation. With a proven work-life balance, wellbeing and health are our top priorities. Enjoy many other benefits, such as tax concessions and flexible working arrangements.

 

If you are passionate about what you do, committed to make a difference and this sounds like your next role, please click apply, we’d love to hear from you. Please address the selection criteria in your cover letter. You may view the position description here.

 

Closing date: 29 February 2023

 

Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must be prepared to undertake a National Police Check and a Working with Children’s Check. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to principles of cultural diversity. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.