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Team Leader - Youth Services

MacDonnell Regional Council

  • Fantastic employee benefits
  • Salary package commencing at $86,000 (inclusive of superannuation, leave loading and youth loading)
  • Rewarding opportunity to make your mark
  • Recruiting for multiple positions in remote locations

About us

The MacDonnell region is located in the centre of Australia. Covering 270,000sq km and with an estimated population approaching 7,000, it has a unique beauty with picturesque water holes, magnificent flora and fauna, red desert sands and rugged mountain ranges.

This position will be based in one of the nine communities which MacDonnell Regional Council's Youth Services operates in. Our Youth Program delivers a variety of innovative youth programs in Amoonguna, Areyonga (Utju), Haasts Bluff (Ikuntji), Hermannsburg (Ntaria), Kintore (Walungurru), Mount Liebig (Watiyawanu), Papunya (Warumpi), Santa Teresa (Ltyentye Apurte) and Titjikala.

As the Team Leader, you will be responsible for all aspects of the MacYouth program in your community, which includes:

  • Design and deliver age, gender and culturally relevant programming;
  • Support the Youth Services staff through regular supervision, line management, and mentoring;
  • Contribute towards building the capacity of local indigenous staff to create pathways for individual progression;
  • Building positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders within the region;
  • Help shape the youth program and provide positive opportunities for young people aged 5-25 years old.

About you

Our successful candidate will have a positive attitude, strong communication skills, and experience working with young people. As Team Leader you will possess flexibility, have a strong work ethic, and the ability to serve as a role model for your team members and the young people in community.

MacDonnell Regional Council recognises and respects the region's unique Aboriginal culture. 78% of our workforce are Aboriginal, therefore an understanding and awareness of cultural impacts and sensitivities is essential. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and may be preferenced under our Special Measures Policy.

This is a unique opportunity to have a genuine influence in helping Council improve the lives of our residents and communities, while also further developing your own skills base and career pathways.

This is a unique opportunity to have a genuine influence in helping Council improve the lives of our residents and communities, while also further developing your own skills base and career pathways.

For further information on this position please refer to the Position Description or contact the MacYouth Team in Alice Springs (08) 08 8958 9600.

For more details about MacYouth please visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/MacdonnellYouthServices

Applications close: 31 Oct 2021

Reference: 5604590
Location: Alice Springs, NT
Listed: 07 August 2021


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