VACSAL is seeking the services of a full time Program Coordinator to help implement the Dungulayin Mileka program.
The Dungulayin Mileka program aims to address the issue of over-representation of Aboriginal Young People in the Victorian Criminal Justice System by building positive and healthy relationships between Young People and Police and influencing perceptions on both sides. The duties include the following: Event Planning • Organise the entry to the Massive Murray Paddle event. • This means registering the Dungulayin Mileka program team in the event, coordination with Sydney Harbour Kayaks and Dungulayin Mileka Steering committee. • Coordinate logistics involved in participating in the Massive Murray Paddle event e.g. coordinating catering, uniforms, paddling equipment, etc. Recruitment and onboarding of contributors • Promotion of Dungulayin Mileka program among other services • Assist with onboarding of all contributors of different RAJAC and LAJAC areas.
• Demonstrated ability to work or learn to work with Aboriginal organisations, communities and individuals in culturally appropriate ways. • An understanding and in-depth knowledge of the Massive Murray Paddle and the Dungulayin Mileka program. • Excellent written communication and research skills including the ability to write referenced reports, plans and correspondence in a clear and effective manner. • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to liaise effectively with a wide range of people at all levels. An ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships, characterised by co-operation, trust and mutual respect. • Demonstrated adherence to organisational behaviour standards and values, and ability to act with respect, honesty and integrity. • Ability to identify and analyse problems and establish appropriate solutions and recommendations. • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.
• Great salary • Salary Sacrificing Available • Vehicle provided
Location will be at a VACSAL location but will be negotiable