Mentor – Deadly Sista Girlz Program (Section 50 D)

  • Full Time

Website Waalitj Foundation

About this Job

About the Waalitj Foundation:

The Waalitj Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that strives to be a leader in the provision of education, business and employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. We aim to influence and inspire the empowerment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through our diverse work force, which is led by our First Australian role models. We are passionate about our focus in providing education, employment and business opportunities.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Mentor to join the Deadly Sista Girlz Team, to create positive change for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls in their local community. This is a full-time, fixed term position until December 2025, working 5 days per week from Monday to Friday during the School Term located in Broome.

About the Position:

We believe in empowering and enabling Mentors to be the decision makers and design their program delivery with the ultimate purpose of building proud young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls with good spirit.

The Mentor roles focuses on program delivery and assisting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls between the ages of 10-18 years, as well as supporting the Deadly Sista Girlz Coordinator in program-related requirements, as directed.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to build upon partnerships within the community and run programs, workshops, meetings, and mentor the participants in a one-on-one setting.

About you:

To be suitable for this role you will need to demonstrate the following work-related requirements and experience:

  • Have established connections to the local Aboriginal community
  • Passion for helping Aboriginal youth, with the ability to provide mentoring and assistance to youth with a range of complex and varied needs
  • Have the ability to work with youth of different ages
  • Ability to work unsupervised and within a small team
  • Be disciplined and honest
  • Demonstrate organisational and time-management skills
  • Have high-level communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Commitment to program processes including administration and evaluation
  • Be pro-active and have the ability to show initiative
  • Sound knowledge of general office procedures

What We Offer You:

  • An attractive salary including Salary Packaging
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A friendly, supportive and flexible work environment

Please note this is an Identified Position for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Applicants only.

Essential requirements include holding or the ability to obtain:

  • ‘C’ class driver’s licence
  • Working With Children Check
  • Education Department clearance

Application Details:

Please apply with a Cover Letter and Resume addressing the work-related requirements by 5pm on Wednesday 15 March 2024.

Please note shortlisting can occur prior to closing date

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Are you legally entitled to work in Australia?
  • Please detail your minimum salary expectations:
  • What is the notice period for your current employment?
  • Do you have a current driver’s licence?
  • Do you identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander?