Working with SNAICC
- Are you passionate, experienced, skilled and committed to working with and supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, families and communities?
- Do you believe in creating a more socially-just society and promoting their rights, needs and aspirations?
- Do you want to work with an organisation that is proudly Aboriginal-community-controlled, representing the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait children and families?
- Do you have experience and relevant qualifications working in areas such as policy, training, resource development, communications and community engagement within this sector?
SNAICC – National Voice for our Children is the national non-government peak body in Australia that represents the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait children and families.
SNAICC has been supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families since 1981, which has resulted in many key milestones and achievements – both in policy developments at state, territory and federal levels, and also in developing innovative and useful resources for the sector.
SNAICC is a diverse team, gathering people from a variety of backgrounds with a range of skills and experiences, all of whom work together in co-operation and mutual respect.
Our shared mission is:
“To provide a strong voice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families through a national body which represents Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s services and promotes the rights, needs and aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.”
We offer our staff an excellent wellbeing program, opportunities to participate in cultural events and activities, and professional development opportunities.
Staff are offered professional and personal development through ongoing on-the-job training, internal and external training opportunities, and whole-of-agency staff in-service days designed to build morale and knowledge.
Benefits of working with us
We offer a range of benefits when working with us, including:
- Salary Packaging ($15,900 tax free salary component and additional meals entertainment / accommodation & venue hire subject to Government regulations)
- Leave loading
- Generous personal leave and cultural leave provisions
- Flexible work arrangements – including variations to start/finish times, part-time hours
- Bonus day-off during Christmas period, and
- Team Cultural Days
Career opportunities with SNAICC
We’re always looking for committed and dedicated people to join our workforce so check out our positions vacant.
SNAICC strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for positions at SNAICC. SNAICC provides access to formal training and professional development.
SNAICC is always looking for volunteers, students and interns to undertake work in a range of areas. You can help make a difference by assisting us with policy and research, training and resource development, campaigns, communications, Aboriginal Children’s Day, and much more.
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Current positions available
Early Years Project Officer (Identified)
Full time, 12 months
Based in North Fitzroy, Melbourne
Salary Range $72,000 – $77,000 plus super and salary packaging
Do you believe all children should grow up safe and happy? Are you passionate about supporting the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children?
SNAICC-National Voice for our Children, the national peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children is seeking an experienced Early Years Project Officer. The role will be part of SNAICC’s Sector & Practice Development team which focuses on supporting organisation and workforce development in the Early Years sector.
If you are keen to make your mark:
- Engaging with parents and educators in Early Education and Care services
- Working directly with Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia
- Supporting the development of place based solutions in response to identified needs
- Empowering communities to fulfil their potential
And you have:
- A background in early childhood education and significant workplace experience
- Experience and understanding of working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
- The ability to travel interstate regularly for 2 plus days at a time
- A current driver’s licence
Then we want to hear from you!
This is an Indigenous Identified role only open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic).