Literacy For Life Foundation is seeking applications from highly motivated and experienced professionals to join our team. Since starting in Wilcannia in 2012 the Campaign has run in 8 western NSW communities, graduating over 150 students. In 2016 we began in Walgett and in 2018 we plan to run a third class in Walgett and start in nearby Collarenebri.

  • Be part of a grassroots approach to combat Indigenous inequalities
  • Hands-on position implementing an innovative, high impact, literacy campaign –full training in model provided
  • 12 month assignment – once in a lifetime opportunity
  • Attractive remuneration package for the right candidate with a base salary of $80,000

About the Role

The Campaign Project Officer will implement the three phase Yes, I Can! model in both sites. Download a copy of the Position Description.

Selection criteria: skills and experience

  • Ability to work under Aboriginal leadership
  • Willingness to undertake an ongoing program of Professional Development in the Literacy Campaign Model and its implementation
  • Capacity to live and work in an isolated region
  • 3 years’ experience  working in Aboriginal Communities or equivalent
  • Experience in adult education and/or community development
  • Highly motivated with excellent  community organising skills
  • Outstanding written and IT communication skills
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in adult education and training, adult literacy, community development or equivalent
  • Current Driver Licence and own vehicle
  • Available to start November 2017

All inquires can be directed to [email protected].

How to apply

Your application should consist of:

  • A covering letter outlining why you want to work with Literacy for Life Foundation in this role.
  • Claims against the selection criteria, outlined above.
  • Current resume (qualifications and experience) tailored to suit this role.
  • Names and contact details of two referees, including a recent supervisor.

Applications to be submitted to [email protected]  by 10 October 2017. All applications treated in confidence.

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