Indigenous Youth Leadership Program Administrative and Event Support

Date: 8 Feb 2024

Location: South Australia, AU

Company: The Smith Family

  • Become part of our family and make a difference to young Australians through supporting their education
  • Temporary Full time role until March 2025
  • Adelaide, SA

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.


We are seeking an Indigenous Youth Leadership Program Administrative Support to join our growing team. Reporting to the Indigenous Youth Leadership Program Manager and working alongside dedicated, energised, and passionate team members, this role will contribute to The Smith Family’s vision.


About our role

You will be responsible for:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous societies and cultures and an understanding of the issues affecting Indigenous people in contemporary Australia
  • Ensure that all spreadsheets and databases relating to the Program are kept up-to-date
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant organisational policies and procedures including financial management
  • Develop and maintain strong external relationships with current students and families


Living up to our employment promise, our team members tell us that working for The Smith Family they have great job flexibility and the ability to work alongside committed, passionate and professional team members whilst engaging in challenging, fulfilling and diverse work. In turn, our team members believe that they offer commitment to our vision, mission and values and effective collaboration with fellow team members to deliver strong performance outcomes.

About you

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


  • Have or willing to obtain an employee Working With Children's Check 
  • Working with and having an understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultures
  • Proven experience in establishing and maintaining relevant partnerships 
  • Demonstrated experience in administration
  • Demonstrated experience in dealing with challenging situations and people



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. You may view the position description here.


Closing date: 1 March 2024


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.