Join the team: Campaign Project Officer Position Available

Are you keen to be part of lifting literacy?

The Literacy for Life Foundation is an Aboriginal organisation focused on raising adult literacy levels. We are currently on the look out for a new team member, to oversee an innovative pilot project with NSW Corrective Services.

In the role you will lead the project to adapt our successful community-led approach to lifting literacy – working to assist Aboriginal adults at a facility in the greater Sydney area.

This is a terrific opportunity to be part of a ground-breaking project with huge potential to make a difference and to change lives.

  • Base salary $80,000 – $90,000, negotiable plus superannuation
  • Salary Sacrificing Available
  • 25 days annual leave and Rostered day off every 6 weeks
  • Be part of the solution with an Aboriginal controlled NGO


Reporting to the National Campaign Director, the Campaign Project Officer (CPO) is responsible for the delivery of the Aboriginal Adult Literacy Campaign at their site. The responsibilities of a CPO are:

  • Planning, organising and administering the Campaign and Campaign Budget
  • Training inmates as literacy facilitators using the Yes, I Can! method (training will be provided for the CPO)
  • Overseeing core learning activities within the class, including monitoring and reporting on student progress
  • Developing and implementing a 100-hour learning program to assist consolidating and embedding of the basic literacy acquired
  • Networking across the Corrections community to sustain support for the pilot
  • Establishing and maintaining a Campaign Steering Group within the Corrections Facility
  • Supervising all inmate Campaign staff and supporting their capacity development in their role/s
  • Maintaining and reporting key Campaign data
  • Providing progress reports to the National Campaign Manager
  • Other duties as required by the Executive Director



  • Commitment to advancing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adult education
  • Experience in adult education, language, literacy, numeracy and digital literacy (LLND) and/or community development
  • Tertiary qualification in one of these areas or equivalent
  • Experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Experience working for a community development or not-for-profit organisation
  • Sound administrative, communication, computing and project management skills
  • Current “C” class NSW driver’s license
  • Nationally Police Check Clearance (or willingness to obtain one)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.


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