The role of the On-Country Activity Coordinator, is specific for On-Country Education; Ranger 4 Life Program delivered in Tom Price. You will be required to deliver the program two days per week during school terms with additional school holiday activity as directed by the General Manager.
This is a unique role as you will be working through our community partner Nintirri who will have overall administration responsibility on-site working with the ABCFL team based in Carnarvon WA.
R4L program is to work with 10 students currently disengaged or at risk of being disengaged from Primary School.
ABC Foundation Ltd is a social enterprise delivering On-Country Education, Development, Employment and Enterprise Programs, aimed at creating both social and environmental inclusion for Aboriginal people within the present land and sea economy.
Our charitable member-based organisation was established in June 2016 and has quickly become a multi-service organisation, linked to its objective and mission. As the business grows to become a leader in its field, ABC Directors aim to source, recruit and build a skilled and passionate team to assist us to achieve great things for Aboriginal people and the communities we work within.
Role & Responsibilities
- With the support of the ABC General Manager your role is to implement the specific project activities within the On-Country Education R4L Program Model and structure provided.
- Ensure overall student and stakeholder program delivery satisfaction, collecting feedback from the students, teachers and parents to assist in continuous improvement;
- Assist in providing direction to the support staff engaged to support your role in program delivery;
- Participate in daily and weekly operational requirements i.e weekly pre-starts and toolbox/team meetings, daily activity logs and attendance sheets using templates designed to assist is recorded and reported;
- Support the ABCFL General Manger in managing communication with the client and stakeholders, ensuring clear lines of communication, maintaining strong community professionalism at all times;
- Where possible provide both family and community liaison / support to ensure maximum attendance and program relevance;
- Monitor participant health and wellbeing and ensure all issues raised complete an incident report and report to the ABCFL General Manager within that shift if anything occurs;
- Adhere to the Foundations policy and procedures, attend operational meetings and other stakeholder meetings as required
- Must be a confident communicator and presenter
- Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Must possess excellent organizational and planning skills
- Be proactive, reliable, responsible and accurate with an attention to detail
- Possess the ability to keep information confidential
- Ability to work in high-stress environments
- A wide degree of creativity and latitude
- Self-motivated with a positive and professional approach to management
- Highly developed communication and leadership skills;
- A passion for education, sharing of language of place;
- Demonstrated work ethic in community development and ability to problem-solve;
- Ability to build strong relationships with the local community and their families;
- Experience working within either early, primary or secondary education (desirable);
- Experience working with Aboriginal families and children in Tom Price;
- A solid understanding of the natural environment and ecology.
- Listens to members, employers and colleagues attentively and non-defensively.
- Respects people and treats them as individuals.
- Is positive about strengths and potential of people from different cultures, ages, physical abilities, or other differences.
- Is energetic.
- Encourages people to play to their strengths.
- Takes responsibility for own actions; doesn’t blame others.
- Makes consistently appropriate decisions for the client and organisation by applying policy, information, and own practical judgement.
- Overcomes or minimises barriers and addresses unique needs and preferences of Aboriginal people or decision makers.
- Stays focused; uses time effectively and meets goals.
- Maintains personal effectiveness (sense of humour, emotional balance, and resilience) even when under pressure.
- Keeps focused in times of uncertainty and rapid change.
- Finds ways to do things differently or smarter for job seekers, employers, and team.